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12 Years A Slave Review: Outstanding, Though Not for the Faint of Heart

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Drama/Suspense Movies, Featured Article, Movies | 0 comments

12 Years a Slave conflicted me greatly before I ultimately mustered the mental fortitude to buy a ticket. The graphic depictions of abject cruelty rocked me to the core, but the film is undoubtedly an amazing piece of work.

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Oscars 2012 Recap: Fool's Gold

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

For the third year in a row, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the Best Picture Oscar to the most over-rated and over-hyped movie of the year.

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The Top 10 Films of 2011

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in feature overlay, Movies | 6 comments

And there we have it. Another year behind us and a new one about to begin. In retrospect 2011 was a pretty good year for moviegoers with plenty of surprise gems to feast our eyes upon while munching on popcorn and Goobers. Sure, there were some massive duds robbing us our hard-earned money out there too, but the best punishment for them is to forget those wasted hours and instead celebrate the films that made us laugh, cry, think, shriek, and gasp in awe.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Review: Kneel Before Oldman

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in feature overlay, Movies | 6 comments

Is there honestly a single actor living today that can match the breadth and range displayed by the great Gary Oldman over the last few decades? I think not. In fact, I think it is sometimes easy to forget all of the classic characters he’s portrayed simply because he absolutely vanishes into every role he plays. Just think of some of the films he’s helped bring to life: The Contender, JFK, Air Force One, the Harry Potter films, The Dark Knight, True Romance, and Sid and Nancy. Not too shabby, eh? And that’s just a small fraction of the the hits he’s graced with his talents.

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