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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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Film Noir – The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Film Noir

The film features a vintage performance by Barbara Stanwyck in the title role, a small-town girl whose impulsive, murderous rage toward a nasty old aunt catapults her to a life of wealth, ambition and power but one devoid of joy…

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Flashback documentary – Who Was Jesus?

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The Discovery channel feature documentary Who Was Jesus? Set out to trace the scientific evidence for the real life of a man that would be heralded by his followers and future Christians as the son of God. This article provides…

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Alfred Hitchcock Films Not Nominated for Best Picture

Alfred Hitchcock Films

Hitchcock’s first American movie, Rebecca, did win the best picture Oscar in 1941, and it is a good story, but it’s not in the AFI top 100 American films. Four other Hitchcock works are. Rear Window (1954). The ultimate voyeur…

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Classic film review – Martin Scorsese’s controversial 1976 film, Taxi Driver

1976 film Taxi Driver

Before the collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, there was Scorsese and Robert De Niro. Amongst critics Taxi Driver has been described as the director’s best work to date; an American perspective of urban degradation and isolation. Vietnam veteran…

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Some best romantic date movies

romantic date movies

As the economy continues to waver, large flower bouquets or diamond jewelry may be an alarming gift consideration. A good way to combat overindulgent spending this year would be to stay in bed and enjoy a few romantic films with…

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Three best White Christmas Hollywood classic movies this holiday

White Christmas Hollywood classic movies

The Cast and Characters in Michael Curtiz’s White Christmas The film begins with Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) on the European front during World War II, entertaining their army division with a Christmas musical show. But…

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Want to predict Oscars? Know the tips

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Knowing how to predict Oscar winners is a science! A study reveals that Oscar nominations and Academy Award winners don’t depend on a performer’s talent alone. Other factors, such as the subject matter of the film and number of films…

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The Best Animated Characters of All Time

Animated Characters

People love lists. People love lists about lists. Some people even love lists about lists about lists about . . . um, never mind. Here is a compilation list of most beloved animated characters of all time: Sheriff Woody –…

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