Warner Bros. Pictures

Jun 5 2014

Edge of Tomorrow

If you didn’t get enough of the time travel thing with “X-Men: Days of Future Past” earlier this month, fear not: “Edge of Tomorrow” will throw you for a loop. Or a hundred. It’s kind of like that level of “Call of Duty” you can’t seem to get past. In an undisclosed time in the […]
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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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Jan 24 2014

The Best Offer

Writer’s block is a funny thing. It’s the kind of thing that makes my carpal tunnel aches flare up with how many times I have to push the “delete” button on what I’ve just written. Here’s why: writing about the delicate plot machinations of The Best Offer will ultimately spoil the movie for you, and […]
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Dec 24 2013


Technology has us in a stranglehold. It’s no secret that we seem to be better communicators online than in person these days – our discourse seems rife with “Did you see my Facebook post?” or “I put it on Twitter last week, didn’t you see it?” And because online communication is pushing us further and […]
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Dec 13 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

“All it was was a bunch of people walking. Three movies of people walking to a f**king mountain!” Ever since hearing Randal say that seven years ago in Kevin Smith’s Clerks II, I haven’t quite been able to watch Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy the same way since. While many other things […]
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Oct 4 2013


Stepping out of my screening of Gravity, I instantly turned to the night sky and wondered about what goes on up there. We all hear about space junk and debris, with news reports of satellites and other objects falling from their orbits and entering Earth’s atmosphere. Gravity takes us out to the black, star-dotted reaches […]
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