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Now on Netflix: BLUE RUIN Film Review

By at October 12, 2014 | 10:14 pm | 0 Comment

Now on Netflix: BLUE RUIN Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars In the 1950s and 60s, Alfred Hitchcock perfected the story of the Everyman in trouble, the unassuming gent who finds himself in way over his head. But Hitchcock’s "regular guys" were anything but – James Stewart and Cary Grant didn’t exactly look like the fella down the block. They each had screen mega-personas that overwhelmed the characters they more...

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Which are the Best and Worst James Bond Films?

By at September 26, 2014 | 10:15 pm | 0 Comment

Which are the Best and Worst James Bond Films?

With last week's news that Sam Mendes and Daniel Craig will begin shooting the next James Bond film in December (the brand's 24th feature), I was wondering if the universally beloved Skyfall was the most well-received Bond film of all time. Granted, the tone of the series has varied through the decades; compare the gravity of Skyfall or Martin Campbell's Casino Royale more...

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A Kid-Level Roar: BEARS Film Review

By at September 9, 2014 | 9:19 pm | 1 Comments

A Kid-Level Roar: BEARS Film Review

3 / 5 stars When Disney resurfaced its deep legacy of nature-related documentaries about seven years ago, it was a noble, admirable pursuit. Not only does the effort add family-friendly G-rated films into theaters (always a good thing), but it also gives a deep nod to Walt himself, who adored nature shorts and produced many for his TV audience in the 1950s and 60s. The more...

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A Team with Balls: THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL Film Review

By at August 25, 2014 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

A Team with Balls: THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars Every generation loves to wax poetic about the good ol' days, especially when it comes to professional sports. Just ask your pop or uncle: It was a simpler time. The boys played for the love of the game. You could relate to the players. Sure, time plus sentimentality can play with one's memory, but with every media mention of Lebron James and Alex more...

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