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Movie Review: ‘Safe Haven’

In Theaters “Safe Haven,” written by Leslie Bohem (screenplay), Dana Stevens (screenplay) and Nicholas Sparks (novel), directed by Lasse Hallstrom, 115 minutes, rated PG-13. With every Nicholas Sparks film adaptation comes the feeling of déjà vu, where each subsequent film … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Cold Light of Day’

In Theaters “The Cold Light of Day,” written by Scott Wiper and John Petro, directed by Mabrouk El Mechri, 93 minutes, rated PG-13. By June 2013, everyone in the world will be talking about Henry Cavill, who was cast as … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Lawless’

In Theaters “Lawless,” written by Nick Cave and Matt Bondurant (novel), directed by John Hillcoat, 115 minutes, rated R. There are depression-era criminals who have gone down in history as legends, known for their larger-than-life personalities, luxurious lifestyles and daring … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Premium Rush’

In Theaters “Premium Rush,” written by David Koepp and John Kamps, directed by Koepp, 91 minutes, rated PG-13. The title “Premium Rush” should give you a pretty good indication of what to expect: something fast, and something stupid. David Koepp’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review/Rant: “The Avengers” (2012)

“The Avengers,” written by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon, directed by Whedon, 143 minutes, rated PG-13. I’ll be the first to admit that I was an “Avengers” doubter, right up until days before its release. I had high hopes, of … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘The Artist’ (2011)

In theaters “The Artist,” written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius, 100 minutes, rated PG-13. In the always-evolving and opportunistic world of Hollywood, it can be difficult to gauge which cinematic innovations are genuine advancements in the medium, and which are … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ (2011)

In theaters “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” written by Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan and John le Carre (novel), directed by Tomas Alfredson, 127 minutes, rated R. The difference between good and great espionage thrillers can be like night and day. “Tinker … Continue reading

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What are your favorite movies from 2011?

The year is coming to a close, and my list of the 10 best movies of 2011 is almost set in stone. But how’s yours coming along? I know that nearly every film fan – critic, blogger or casual movie-goer … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’

In theaters “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” written and directed by Sean Durkin, 102 minutes, rated R. Although “Martha Marcy May Marlene” is one of the most noteworthy films to come out of Sundance this year, it will likely go down … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Take Shelter’ (2011)

In theaters “Take Shelter,” written and directed by Jeff Nichols, 120 minutes, rated R. There’s a storm brewing in “Take Shelter,” the latest film from relative newcomer Jeff Nichols, and it’s not coming from the clouds, but from the mind. … Continue reading

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