Author Archive: Tom Basham

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MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

Boyhood was filmed over the course of 12 years using the same actors, creating a seemingly realistic look into what it is like to be a kid when life often is beyond your control.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

The dang thing is just so entertaining. These guys can guard my galaxy anytime.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

I set my clock for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” today and the result was alarming. They are not monkeying around this time.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Neighbors is No Animal House

MOVIE REVIEW: Neighbors is No Animal House

With interchangeable characters, and play for laugh scenes, neighbors is no Animal House.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

“Transcendence” and Good Friday seemed to go together in this biblical version of the birth, death and resurrection of artificial intelligence (AI). Even though I love science fiction, this may be one you want to pass over.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Shows Kermit’s Range as an Actor

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Shows Kermit’s Range as an Actor

I was afraid this movie was about that case, or worse, they dug up more evidence from when the Muppets took Manhattan in 1984, but no, this is an all-new, exciting motion picture.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Grand Budapest Hotel

MOVIE REVIEW: The Grand Budapest Hotel

If you are looking for a nice place to visit, I suggest “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” which opened to wider audiences this week.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Kudos to ‘The Lego Movie’

MOVIE REVIEW: Kudos to ‘The Lego Movie’

By the time we get to the third act in this movie, there has been such a buildup – by master builders – that I did not think there was any way this thing was going to look like the picture on the box.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Non-Stop’ Keeps up the Action

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Non-Stop’ Keeps up the Action

The new dramatic thriller “Non-Stop” opened today, and I bought a ticket to this wild ride. Now I feel a little like Quint from “Jaws,” as I walked out of the theater screaming, “I will never get on a plane again.”

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘3 Days to Kill’ Not Killing It in Theaters

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘3 Days to Kill’ Not Killing It in Theaters

“3 Days to Kill” is the kind of movie they usually dump on us in mid February. I think it’s also how much time Luc Besson (“The Transporter”) had when they asked him to write the script.

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