Daily Archives: April 16, 2014

Movie Review: “Transcendence” doesn’t transcend cliches

For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn’t take a role that required him to get a haircut. “Chocolat,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” “Sleepy Hollow” — unchallenging, mop-topped coincidences, or a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Striking photography and Disney cute work together in Disneynature’s “Bears”

“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.It’s gorgeous, intimate and beautifully photographed. And it’s cute … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Heaven is for Real”

Greg Kinnear, an actor perpetually on the verge of tears (he’s the “white Terrence Howard) is the perfect choice to play a preacher whose son tells him he’s been to heaven. And “Heaven is for Real,” based on a book … Continue reading

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