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Out of the Furnace Review

“Out of the Furnace”, a production directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), is a star-studded drama filled with emotional roller coasters and is considered by many to be a “must-see film.” Christian-Bale.org released a statement earlier this year that the movie would have a limited screening in October and a full release on December 6th. […]

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Frozen Review

Disney’s Frozen hits the big screens this week. Blair Stover recognizes that Disney put a lot of thought into the portrayal of this movie’s princess. The movie attempts to please the parents who want their daughters to aspire to more than a princess waiting to be rescued and while also gives us the sense of […]

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Thor 2: The Dark World Review

Synopsis: After Thor and the Avengers, the God of Thunder (Chris Hemmsworth) fights alongside his brothers in arms to restore order in the nine worlds of Yagdrasil. However, the ancient race of dark elves, led by the vengeful Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), returns to plunge the universe into darkness again thanks to the great power emanating […]

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Carrie Review

The 1970’s brought many horror hits, including Carrie (written by Stephen King) to the big screen. Starring Sissy Spacek and directed by Brian de Palma, the film immediately became a classic of terror, resulting in the creation of the sequel: Carrie 2. The amount of acclaim the two movies received tilted the box office in […]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler Review

Based on a true story, Cecil Gaines (played by Forest Whitaker) worked from 1952 to 1986 as a butler in the White House. He worked for eight U.S. presidents and witnessed the behind the scenes drama of power, politics and other issues. Blair Stover has more on this blockbuster hit below. The drama “The Butler” […]

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Riddick Review

The second sequel to the dark, sci-action movie “Pitch Black” has Vin Diesel returning to his old strengths and form. Blair Stover has more on the 2013 hit movie “Riddick” below. “Pitch Black,” which was launched around the start of the millennium, was one of the mid-highlights of Diesel’s career and was the setting for […]

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Elysium Review

In the dystopian future, District 9 director Neill Blomkamp throws Matt Damon into a chaotic world and Damon involuntarily becomes the possible savior of the world. Blair Stover has more on this blockbuster below. It’s the year 2154 and the world has turned into one gigantic dump. The gap between rich and poor has become […]

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Pacific Rim Review

Five years after Hellboy II, Guillermo Del Toro sends humanity into a seemingly hopeless battle against alien invaders. Blair Stover has more on this movie below. The only catch is that these invaders are not from outer space, but from the depths of the Pacific Ocean. They have risen up in the near future through […]

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World War Z Review

The next pandemic will come, as all experts have agreed. The only thing they cannot agree upon is when and what the pandemic will be. Maybe it won’t be as comparatively harmless as the bird flu or swine flu. Then again, German-Swiss director Marc Forster has placed a certain twist on things. His new movie […]

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‘Mama’ Film Review

‘Mama’ is a creepy horror film that follows the life of two abandoned daughters and the ‘Mama’ that stuck with them even after they were found. Blair Stover has the spooky details below. The film begins when a man kills three people in his office, goes home to grab his daughters and then takes off […]

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