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Still Bourne? JASON BOURNE Film Review

By at July 28, 2016 | 10:53 pm | 2 Comments

Still Bourne? JASON BOURNE Film Review

2 / 5 stars Public demand seemed strong enough for a fourth chapter in the Matt Damon-led Bourne movies, thus Jason Bourne was born. And with that, the series has officially overstayed its welcome. This latest entry represents the longest gap in between series’ films – nine years since the Oscar-winning The Bourne Ultimatum – and stands as a considerable more...

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One New York City Story: MARGARET Director’s Cut DVD / Film Review

By at September 9, 2012 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

One New York City Story: MARGARET Director’s Cut DVD / Film Review

4 / 5 stars After dramatist Kenneth Lonergan made his directorial debut with the Oscar-nominated You Can Count On Me in 2000, the art-house world – especially fans of Lonergan’s chewy, unpredictable dialogue – was looking forward to what would come next. No one thought the wait would take more than a decade. (Click on the cover for a closer look.) Thanks to a more...

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The Germaphobe’s Bible: CONTAGION Review

By at September 12, 2011 | 9:40 pm | 1 Comments

The Germaphobe’s Bible: CONTAGION Review

2.5 / 5 stars Remember two years ago when H1N1, aka "swine flu," was all the rage? First, we were skeptical since the bird flu never really caught on. Then, we got scared when people in the U.S. started dying. Vacations to Mexico were cancelled and pigs were erroneously slain. Happily, a vaccine became available, the number of sick dwindled, and Saturday Night Live more...

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Six Stars, Six New Movie Posters: Steven Soderbergh’s CONTAGION

By at August 10, 2011 | 1:05 pm | 2 Comments

Six Stars, Six New Movie Posters: Steven Soderbergh’s CONTAGION

Next month, Steven Soderbergh and writer Scott Z. Burns (The Informant!) bring us yet another end-of-humanity contagious disease movie. But, hang on, this one looks and feels different (see trailer). No zombies, no action heroes (hi, Will Smith), detail steeped in science and reality, and interested parties from the CDC. Sounds like a far more dramatic, thinking man's more...

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