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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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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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Gravity Film Review

From filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, the much-hyped new film “Gravity makes its way to theaters on October 4th. The strong acting duo of Sandra Bullock and George Clooney increase interest in the film. Blair Stover reviews the movie to see if it lives up to the hype, though be warned there are spoilers beyond this point! […]

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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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The Wolverine

Many people are underrating Hugh Jackman’s newest installment of the comic book world: The Wolverine. As Blair Stover describes below, there are many things that people are missing or just ignoring in the new movie. The indestructible, never-aging Logan seems to be doing just fine as the movie opened up with a $55 million weekend […]

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‘A Haunted House’ Film Review

The film ‘A Haunted House’ is an attempt to parody the genre of horror movies that use hand-held cameras and follow paranormal activity. The film stars Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins who play a couple, Malcolm and Kisha that have decided to move in together. Malcolm is a happy-go-lucky homeowner who is very excited to […]

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‘Lincoln’ Film Review

Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is a film about one of America’s greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln, and the struggles he faced as president. Daniel Day Lewis is brilliant in his role as Abraham Lincoln. “Lincoln” shows the dirty work of passing controversial legislation and how Lincoln wasn’t afraid to stand up for a good cause even if it […]

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