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Review Roundup: NICK AND NORAH, APPALOOSA, CHIHUAHUA

By at October 5, 2008 | 10:33 pm | 0 Comment

Review Roundup: NICK AND NORAH, APPALOOSA, CHIHUAHUA

This weekend brought a deluge of new releases -- so many that Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna didn't even finish in the box office Top 12 in its second weekend. With competition tough and economy even tougher, critics' reviews have a greater effect on moviegoing. And I'm not just saying that. With so many releases, I've picked these three at random (sort of). We'll more...

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Review Roundup: EAGLE EYE, MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA

By at September 28, 2008 | 9:07 pm | 0 Comment

Review Roundup: EAGLE EYE, MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA

There's one advantage to submitting the Roundup late this week: We know Eagle Eye had a dominating box-office weekend -- which means Shia LaBeouf has yet another hit. The 22-year-old self-proclaimed "little Jewish guy" is on an impressive streak: Disturbia ($80 million), Transformers ($319 M) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($317 M). Consider more...

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Movie Review: CHOKE

By at September 26, 2008 | 12:40 pm | 2 Comments

Movie Review: CHOKE

posted by Allison, 9/26/08 It's that age old problem. Read the book first, and you'll like it better than the movie. Watch the movie first, and you'll prefer that over the book. This, ladies and gentlemen, is why I had to watch Choke twice in one week. More on that later. As the poster says, From the Author of Fight Club... Chuck Palahniuk's Choke, about a con more...

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Review Roundup: GHOST TOWN, LAKEVIEW TERRACE

By at September 19, 2008 | 11:56 pm | 0 Comment

Review Roundup: GHOST TOWN, LAKEVIEW TERRACE

Last week, Tyler Perry proved once again that his films open very strong... even though they don't play in all major American markets. Perry's The Family That Preys finished the week with nearly an identical box office take as Righteous Kill, a movie that boasts Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and almost 1100 more screens than Perry's film. This week balances a romantic more...

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