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‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review: A ‘darling’ caper

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Comedy, Featured Article, Movies | 0 comments

What is it about curly-mustached villains and their henchmen that make a movie so desirable? Those characters are part of the charm of The Grand Budapest Hotel, which takes a murder and turns it into a high-stakes caper with a sophisticated dash of elegance.

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Wrath of the Titans Review: An Action-Packed Cure for Insomnia

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Let’s just kick this off by stating the obvious: 2010′s Clash of the Titans was a turd of a film that was forgotten faster than its running time and gave 3D movies a bad name for its hasty and sloppy post-conversion job. Any arguments? Didn’t think so.

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Coriolanus Review: More Coriol, Less Anus

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in feature overlay, Movies | 2 comments

Just a few months ago I reviewed one filmmaker’s effort to show us a fictionalized account of William Shakespeare’s life with Anonymous, but now I come to you with something more challenging and ultimately more effective – a modern day adaptation of one of the Bard’s lesser known works, Coriolanus. We’ve seen this done before with movies like Ten Things I Hate About You, O, and Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (which had the gal to retain Shakespeare’s original language), but rarely do we get film adaptations of the less popular titles in a film business that relies all too much on name recognition. And let’s be honest, Coriolanus doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue now, does it?

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Coriolanus Review: More Coriol, Less Anus

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in feature overlay, Movies | 4 comments

Just a few months ago I reviewed one filmmaker’s effort to show us a fictionalized account of William Shakespeare’s life with Anonymous, but now I come to you with something more challenging and ultimately more effective – a modern day adaptation of one of the Bard’s lesser known works, Coriolanus. We’ve seen this done before with movies like Ten Things I Hate About You, O, and Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (which had the gal to retain Shakespeare’s original language), but rarely do we get film adaptations of the less popular titles in a film business that relies all too much on name recognition. And let’s be honest, Coriolanus doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue now, does it?

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review: All's Well That Ends Well

Posted by on Jul 17, 2011 in feature overlay, Movies | 18 comments

After ten years and eight films it is now official – from this point on we live in a world without a new Harry Potter adventure on...

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