Film Review: Unbroken

There is no question that Louis Zamperini, the inspiration for the film Unbroken, lived through a long list of crazy experiences that would break most people.  To put it simply, he is an inspiration; an inspiration with a story that deserves to be told. But even the craziest life doesn’t make the best movie when it […]

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Review: Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2 is a heartfelt and action packed sequel that moves us deeper into the series’ mythology but seems to double down on stupid non-character based humor that pulls you out of the picture every time. The film picks up shortly after the first with Po and The Furious Five protecting the lands […]

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Review: The Tourist

The Tourist takes its two super stars, Depp and Jolie, and uses them effectively to craft a somewhat odd amalgamation of genres that all feel a bit lite, yet still work. Jolie plays Elise, a Brit roaming Paris who is under surveillance constantly by the British governments with the hope that her wanted beau will […]

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Review: Salt

Salt is an iteresting film that twists your loyalties and features a great action turn by Angelina Jolie and while the film doesn’t knock it out of the park it is a pretty good grounding for the film’s larger goal. Evelyn Salt is a spy for the CIA who is winding down and about to […]

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Now Playing Review – Salt

If you have been watching the news lately then you have probably heard something about all of the Russian spies who are being discovered living in the US like normal people.  It might sound cool, but in all honesty it was a little underwhelming as far as I am concerned.  No reports of shootouts, no […]

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Review: Changeling

Clint Eastwood’s latest is a child abduction mystery that is a horse of many colors, and all are done very well, with a great turn by the lead Angelina Jolie, but something keeps the film back from being truly as great and powerful as some of his recent work. In 1928 Christine Collins is a […]

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