Morgan Freeman

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Jun 9 2016

Now You See Me 2

Friends of mine know I’m a sucker for magic; from even the simplest matchstick party gags to the most complex setups seen on Vegas stages, I appreciate good sleight-of-hand and misdirection. (You could probably correlate this with my film reviewing capabilities, but let’s be civil and not go there.) My first reaction to 2013’s magic-central […]
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Mar 4 2016

London Has Fallen

The bromance continues between the Commander-In-Chief (Aaron Eckhart) and his trusty guardian (Gerard Butler) as the West Wing heads east to face another terror attack from the usual suspects in “London Has Fallen”. To compare the scripts of 2013‘s “Olympus Has Fallen” (a.k.a., “Fuqua’s Mulligan”) and its sequel, “London Has Fallen” (a.k.a.,“Olympus Has Moved Overseas […]
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Jun 24 2015

Ted 2

Here we go again, ladies and gentlemen; the lovable Thunder Buddies, John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and his miraculously talking teddy bear Ted (voiced by Seth MacFarlane), are back to gross us out and make us laugh in Ted 2, the sequel to 2012’s surprise box-office hit. Directed and co-written by MacFarlane, Ted 2 is everything […]
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Jul 25 2014

Lucy

Luc Besson has already written/produced two mediocre action films this year  — “Brick Mansions” and “3 Days to Kill” —  but it’s his directorial effort “Lucy” that is the most surprisingly terrible of the lot. Scarlett Johansson plays the title character, a vaguely intemperate American living in Taiwan who, against her will, ends up being […]
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Feb 9 2014

The LEGO Movie

“When you grow old, your heart dies.” — Allison Reynolds, The Breakfast Club There’s a huge reason why this quote is on my mind concerning The LEGO Movie. I think it’s because it captures the child imagination so well that there’s no excuse but to fall in love with the film as an adult. Even […]
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Apr 18 2013

Oblivion

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on April 18, 2013.) Science-fiction is a very broad genre these days. My wife once told me that traditional science-fiction can be boiled down to two specific premises: technology gone awry and social commentary. A lot of what passes for “sci-fi” films are really action movies, like […]
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