Daily Archives: February 13, 2013

Shia and Redford and “The Company You Keep”

Robert Redford, who was a trifle too old to have TRULY experienced the ’60s as a young hippy hep cat, is the ex-radical activist who changed his identity, Shia LaBeouf is the reporter who exposes his secret. And you’ve got … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Good Day to Die Hard,” a better time to put McClane out to pasture

Yeah, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mother Russia. But is it “A Good Day to Die Hard,” a good time to be had by all as Bruce Willis takes his fifth shot at “shootin’ all the scumbags”? Naaah. Loud and tedious, “Die … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Safe Haven”

The movies based on the novels of Nicholas Sparks always emphasize the simple pleasures. A quiet locale, a leisurely stroll down the beach, a romance that doesn’t begin in a bar and end in bed – that same night. Those … Continue reading

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Nic Cage goes after ANOTHER kidnapped kid in “Tokarev”

How many times have we seen this plot in a Nic Cage thriller? He’s a veteran crook/cop/government agent/what have you. And his kid is kidnapped. Yeah, he’s been doing “Taken” over and over again. Still kicking himself that Liam Neeson … Continue reading

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Transformer Tom in “All You Need is Kill”

It really is a transformed movie world, and Tom Cruise is giving in to it. This movie is due out in 2014.

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Today’s screening: “A Place at the Table”

It’s a documentary about hunger in America, discussing possible solutions to this age-old problem made worse by the Great Recession.

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“Shadow and Bone” adaptation may have a screenwriter

Leigh Bardugo’s fantasy novel “Shadow and Bone” is about an imaginary land under siege by darkness — literal darkness — and the flesh-eating monsters who hide in it. Now, the screenwriter of “K-19: The Widowmaker” and Oliver Stone’s bomb “Alexander” … Continue reading

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