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Sunday, November 18, 2018

“Shame” Movie Review

2011 was a good year for Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender, who in addition to starring in blockbuster films like “X-Men: First Class” and the critically acclaimed adaptation of “Jane Eyre,” finally snagged a role...

“John Carter” Movie Review

Disney’s John Carter was released March 9 by Andrew Stanton—director of “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E.” The story is based on Edgar Rice Burrough’s “Barsoom” series. This action-adventure-fantasy seems to be what you get when...

“Ouija” fails to conjure more than a giggle

Movies based on board games are awful. With the occasional exception of a film like “Clue,” the majority of stories based on board games become “Dungeons and Dragons” or “Battleship.” Knowing this, it should...

“The Witch” will cast a spell on you

The rate at which good horror movies grace the box office is roughly on par with the number of supernatural encounters I have had in my life: Both are incredibly rare and no one...

“La La Land” is a beautiful meditation on classic Hollywood

Hollywood musicals fell out of favor a long time ago — gone are the days of Fred Astaire, or Ginger Roots. From the ‘80s to now, musicals as a genre leaned toward a kitschy...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” is an embodiment of the problem...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” follows a young orphan named Lewis, who moves in with his uncle, Johnathan (Jack Black), following the death of his parents. Shortly after arriving, Lewis discovers...

“Inside Out” is Pixar’s comeback

Pixar’s done it again. They’ve crafted another modern animated classic that hits all the zones: gorgeous animation, spot-on voice casting, an emotional story that doesn’t run itself into excessive sentimentality, jokes for both...

Dirty Grandpa” riddled with bad jokes

The all-star cast of “Dirty Grandpa,” including Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is sadly this film’s only silver lining. Aside from the A-list actors, the movie only succeeds in making cringe-worthy and tasteless...

“The Grey” Movie Review

Just moments before the midnight showing of Liam Neeson’s newest film “The Grey,” the theater seats slowly filled by an easy-going, light-hearted crowd of mostly high school and college students or couples on dates....

“Thor: The Dark World” Review

Let’s face it: We all love comic book movies. Whether it’s the heroism, big-budget fight scenes or the humorous antics, movies based off comic books offer something for the kid inside all of us....