Antonio Banderas

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Jan 15 2020

Dolittle (2020) – Movie Review

The thing about Dolittle is this: we’ve seen it all before in numerous children’s adventure films. Dolittle doesn’t add very much to the cinema conversation, but it’s not meant to do so. It is purely meant to whisk its intended audience away with grand – albeit excessively computer-enhanced – escapism and fun. And many, many […]
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Feb 6 2015

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

As the parent of two girls, I’m always wary of current children’s programming. Not only are most of these programs inferior to what I grew up watching (I mean, where are the “Knowing is half the battle” moments these days? Come on!), they’re often condescending and don’t have the best morals or examples for the […]
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Oct 11 2013

Machete Kills

Here’s a bit of history. In 2007, acclaimed cult directors Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction) and Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi) teamed up and released a double feature called Grindhouse, which boasted one movie by each director and several fake trailers for nonexistent movies from Rodriguez, Eli Roth (Hostel), Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead), and Rob […]
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Jul 25 2012

Ruby Sparks

(This review was originally published on July 25, 2012 at Reel Film News) I was unaware before seeing “Ruby Sparks” that co-stars Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan are a real-life item. That explains a lot though; underneath some genuinely fine acting exists an undeniable chemistry between the two. I’m not talking about the traits of […]
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Jan 22 2012

Haywire

(This review was originally published on January 22, 2012 at The Rogers Revue) It’s nice to see an action film that doesn’t complicate things just for the sake of looking smart. As much as I enjoyed most of the spy films from 2011, we saw almost every variation and mind-boggling complexity that the genre had […]
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