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Interview with ‘The Disappeared’ producer Walter Forsyth

It could be argued that a confined story, one that features only a few characters in a tight space for the entire duration, is one of the most difficult to adapt for the big screen. Generally speaking, there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Prisoners’

In theaters “Prisoners,” written by Aaron Guzikowski, directed by Denis Villeneuve, 153 minutes, rated R. “Prisoners,” Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to 2010’s standout Oscar-nominated film “Incendies,” is a lot like its predecessor in that it builds and meticulously unravels a mystery, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Lone Ranger’

In Theaters “The Lone Ranger,” written by Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, directed by Gore Verbinski, 149 minutes, rated PG-13. There’s something to be said for the art of old-fashioned storytelling, in passing down a spoken tale from … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘White House Down’

In Theaters “White House Down,” written by James Vanderbilt, directed by Roland Emmerich, 137 minutes, rated PG-13. Director Roland Emmerich, best known for his patented brainless big-budget disaster movies such as “Independence Day,” “2012,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” etc. etc., … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Man of Steel’

In Theaters “Man of Steel,” written by David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan (story), Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Superman character), directed by Zack Snyder, 143 minutes, rated PG-13. Unlike Batman or any number of Marvel Comic properties, I’m just not … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘This Is the End’

In Theaters “This Is the End,” written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Jason Stone (based on the short film ‘Jay and Seth vs. The Apocalypse’), directed by Rogen and Goldberg, 107 minutes, rated R. Here’s one of the strangest … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Purge’

In Theaters “The Purge,” written and directed by James DeMonaco, 85 minutes, rated R. In the year 2022, the United States is a nation reborn, where poverty and unemployment rates have taken a drastic dip, and crime is at an … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Iron Man 3’

In Theaters “Iron Man 3,” written by Drew Pearce and Shane Black, directed by Black, 130 minutes, rated PG-13. The release of “Iron Man 3” marks the official beginning of the summer movie season, and if it’s any indication, it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Evil Dead’ (2013)

In theaters “Evil Dead,” written by Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues and Sam Raimi (1981 screenplay), directed by Alvarez, 91 minutes, rated R. There’s a thin line one must walk when remaking a film such as Sam Raimi’s cult classic “Evil … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’

In theaters “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, directed by Jon M. Chu, 110 minutes, rated PG-13. Let’s be honest: “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is really nothing more than a pregame warm-up to the next “Fast and … Continue reading

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