Critic Review

Critic Review

Movie Review: Get Caught Up in Earth’s ‘Gravity’

October 4, 2013

When the debris of a mishandled destruction of a satellite showers a group of astronauts in orbit on a routine Hubble Space Telescope mission, it hails down, shredding everything in its path. [...]

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Review: ‘Elysium’ Ends Summer Wave of Apocalypse on High Note

August 9, 2013

The summer been stocked with films declaring the coming of the apocalypse and that the social rift is going to doom us all. We’ve had rabid zombies, giant monsters, Will [...]

Animation

Review: ‘Planes’ is another Nose Dive for ‘Cars’ franchise

August 9, 2013

Ever since the Planes-Tow Mater short film on Cars 2 and the first trailer for a Planes feature film, there was some small hope that this would be a fun [...]

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Movie Review: ‘Blue Jasmine’ a return to old form for Woody Allen

August 2, 2013

In Woody Allen’s last two films, love filled the screen with Midnight in Paris and To Rome With Love. Rumblings spread through art houses that the old man’s heart had softened or that [...]

Animation

Movie Review: ‘Turbo’ – a better ‘Cars’ sequel

July 19, 2013

Rev up your engines, there’s a new racer in town and in a small tomato garden is a community of snails, sorting through the red produce, rotten and fresh. One [...]

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‘The Way, Way Back’ is a Coming-of-Age Must-See

July 12, 2013

To those complaining about there being too many films that complain that there aren’t any meaningful films to see or that the theaters are filled with computer generated this and [...]

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‘Pacific Rim’ Conjures Spell of Giant Robot Nostalgia, Anime and Everything Awesome

July 12, 2013

If the phrase, “giant robots and monsters” alone doesn’t move you out of the house to see Guillermo del Toro’s latest film, Pacific Rim, then I’ll try to impart my [...]

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Movie Review: ‘Monsters University’ is More Revenge of the Nerds Remake

June 21, 2013

Looking back to one’s college years and what is remembered the most could be a myriad of experiences including sleepless cram sessions, school pride in athletics, on-campus protests and stacks [...]

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Movie Review: Embrace Your Inner Eco-terrorist in ‘The East’

June 14, 2013

The East combines two movie genres, a deep undercover spy story with a drama that brings social issues to the discussion, specifically targeting the gray areas. Brit Marling is Jane, [...]

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Movie Review: If ‘This is the End’ At Least You’ll Die Laughing

June 12, 2013

The number of apocalyptic or post-apocalypse movies this summer is staggering, aiming to target every type of movie fan with its own version of “the end.” From the futuristic science [...]