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Movie Review: ‘Dark Skies’

In Theaters “Dark Skies,” written and directed by Scott Stewart, 97 minutes, rated PG-13. Writer-director Scott Stewart (“Legion,” “Priest”), who is known more for his work in visual effects than directing, doesn’t understand how to make a good horror movie. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Struck by Lightning’

In Theaters and On Demand “Struck by Lightning,” written by Chris Colfer, directed by Brian Dannelly, 84 minutes, rated PG-13. Chris Colfer, who at 22 has carved out his legacy in pop culture as “Glee’s” Kurt Hummel, tests his boundaries … Continue reading

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River City Cinema to screen ‘Betting the Farm’

River City Cinema is hosting a screening of the Camden International Film Festival Audience Award-winning documentary “Betting the Farm,” at 7 tonight at the Performing Arts Center at the Brewer Community School. Since CIFF, and even before that, there has … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Red Dawn’ (2012)

In Theaters “Red Dawn,” written by Carl Ellsworth, Jeremy Passmore (screenplay), Kevin Reynolds and John Milius (1984 screenplay), directed by Dan Bradley, 114 minutes, rated PG-13. You know you’re in trouble from the opening moments of Dan Bradley’s “Red Dawn” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2′

In Theaters “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2,” written by Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay) and Stephenie Meyer (novel), directed by Bill Condon, 115 minutes, rated PG-13. After three disappointing follow-ups to Catherine Hardwicke’s adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight,” the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Frankenweenie’

In Theaters “Frankenweenie,” written by Leonard Ripps (based on screenplay by), Tim Burton (based on an original idea by) and John August (screenplay), directed by Burton, 87 minutes, rated PG. In 1984, before Tim Burton made “Edward Scissorhands,” “Ed Wood,” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘House at the End of the Street’

In Theaters “House at the End of the Street,” written by David Loucka and Jonathan Mostow (story), directed by Mark Tonderai, 101 minutes, rated PG-13. Jennifer Lawrence has been nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in “Winter’s Bone.” … 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: ‘The Possession’

In Theaters “The Possession,” written by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White, directed by Ole Bornedal, 92 minutes, rated PG-13. Since 1973, Hollywood and outlying straight-to-video companies have been putting out the same story of demonic possession over and over again … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘ParaNorman’

In Theaters “ParaNorman,” written by Chris Butler, directed by Butler and Sam Fell, 93 minutes, rated PG. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: The zombie subgenre is, sadly, a trend suffering from oversaturation in media. A majority … Continue reading

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