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Dec 20 2017

The Greatest Showman

Years ago, a friend would always end our Foosball games with something he called the G.E.C.P. – the “game-ending crowd pleaser.” With lots of ballyhoo and without fail, he’d sink the shot at impossible speed, the ball thunking into the goal with a louder resonance than the other goals. I was often on the receiving […]
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Jun 26 2017

Review: “War For The Planet Of The Apes”

Director Matt Reeves and crew continue to astonish with the ostensible conclusion to a franchise that started as a respectable revitalization and proceeded to surpass all expectations as the best iconic prequel series of recent memory. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” was a fantastic action movie, a fluid fusion of practical and digital […]
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Dec 24 2016

Review: “Hidden Figures”

It’s the dawn of the space race; the U.S. and the Soviet Union are competing vigorously to  send the first man into the great unknown. To get a pilot into orbit and bring him back down at just the right time — i.e., the “go, no-go point”—well, that takes a lot of math. Math is […]
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Jul 11 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

It is a red dawn. Strange things await us by the eaves of the forest. Good or evil, I do not know; but we are called. — Legolas, from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Two Towers Strange things, indeed, await in the forest in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Well, if you want to call […]
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Jul 11 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Mike’s Review

With “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, director Matt Reeves has accomplished something remarkable: he’s made a compelling action hero out of a computer generated chimpanzee. If that’s not enough, he’s also made the summer’s best blockbuster thus far. The film opens a decade after the events in “Rise of the Planet of the […]
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Jun 28 2013

The Heat

I think I’ll file “The Heat” under “not nearly as bad as I’d expected”, because I can’t bring myself to outright recommend it, but at the same time I’ll be watching it again when it comes out on video. Though the film is funny more often than not, it’s also very easy to forget; in […]
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