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Paddington
Paddington
Paddington

Movie Review: Paddington

When reviewing a movie intended for a younger audience, I try to put myself in the shoes of the film’s key demographic. With a movie like Paddington, I immediately found myself whisked away into the world of everyone̵...

 
 
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Blackhat
Blackhat
Blackhat

Movie Review: Blackhat

Blackhat is a film about computer hacker, a “black hat” in IT parlance, causing mayhem and destruction. In light of the recent world events, what more timely a topic could Hollywood possibly tackle? The film is directed by Mich...

 
 
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Selma
Selma
Selma

Movie Review: Selma

Ever since standing inside a frozen moment at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis – looking across to where the bullet must have issued, taking the life of an icon of nonviolent resistance – the image of Dr. Martin Luther King has be...

 
 
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Unbroken
Unbroken
Unbroken

Movie Review: Unbroken

A few months ago the pared, gritty World War II tank picture Fury, led with muted intensity by Brad Pitt, caused little stir though it was a modest, hard-won victory in an old genre. It was also a far more involving trawl throu...

 
 
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The Gambler
The Gambler
The Gambler

Movie Review: The Gambler

The Gambler is a film about an English literature professor with a dark side, a gambling addiction that has gotten him into debt with Los Angeles gangsters to the tune of $240,000. The film was directed by Rupert Wyatt (best kn...

 
 
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Into the Woods
Into the Woods
Into the Woods

Movie Review: Into the Woods

Into the Woods is a rare film in today’s marketplace. A large scale movie, heavy with stars, that is also a musical. Some would argue that the age of the musical is well over with and why bother with that genre anymore? Musical...