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Movie Review – Ramona and Beezus

Movie Review - Ramona and Beezus

Using the word “inoffensive” to describe a piece of art is damning with faint praise, but that’s the best way to describe Walden Media/20th Century Fox’s Ramona and Beezus. Very loosely based on Beverly Cleary’s award-winning children’s book Beezus and…

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Movie Review: I Am Number Four, a teenage sc-fi

Movie Review: I Am Number Four, a teenage sc-fi

I Am Number Four, originally a teenage science fiction novel, tells the story of John Smith, a.k.a. Number Four (Alex Pettyfer – Stormbreaker, Beastly), a superpowered, human-in-appearance alien being hunted by another, more evil race of skinheaded and tattoed alien…

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Movie review: An American Werewolf In London (1981)

Movie review: An American Werewolf In London (1981)

An American Werewolf In London– John Landis didn’t direct many films. However, the films that Landis did direct (minus a few missteps here and there) are classic. From Blues Brothers to Animal House, there’s no doubt that Landis can handle…

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Romantic comedy movie flashback review – The Proposal

Romantic comedy movie review - The Proposal

The Proposal makes little effort to have an original plot, but a few subtle twists and a perfect comedic pairing of two actors make all the difference. At its heart, the film is about an oddball couple and the numerous…

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Movie review: Despicable Me is despicably funny

Despicable Me

Gru, voiced by Steve Carrel, is no ordinary super villain. He is that quintessential creature who wants to be bad but discovers his latent goodness deep inside. In these types of situations his goodness can usually be found in his…

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Movie review – Sherlock Holmes faces Death

Sherlock Holmes faces Death

In 1940 Universal Studios bought the rights to Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories and cast Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as his loyal companion, Dr. Watson. The first three movies in the series, made early in World War…

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