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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Gravity’ Is “Out of this World”

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Gravity’ Is “Out of this World”

I am a big fan of “Gravity,” as I use it every day, but seldom do I see it presented so well in a feature film. I have to admit, this movie is out of this world

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Blue Jasmine’ May Leave You Blue

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Blue Jasmine’ May Leave You Blue

“Blue Jasmine” is not my favorite color jasmine, but Woody Allen (“Midnight in Paris”) made it into a nice little Woody Allen movie… but then, that’s what he does.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ Tells Quintessentially Human Story

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ Tells Quintessentially Human Story

It ain’t like the title “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” has anything to do with the movie, but it ain’t a bad title either. From Director/Writer David Lowery, this indie drama and Sundance Film Festival darling is a piece of work.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jobs’ Depicts His Inspiring Life

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jobs’ Depicts His Inspiring Life

“Jobs” is a good thing for this country — and mankind. I went into this movie with some trepidation knowing this was a product of a rookie screenwriter (Matt Whiteley) and novice director (Joshua Michael Stern of “Swing Vote”) and I underestimated them, just like so many people underestimated Steve Jobs.

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‘Pacific Rim’ Is a Rock ‘Em-Sock ‘Em Bad Movie

‘Pacific Rim’ Is a Rock ‘Em-Sock ‘Em Bad Movie

Today I saw “Pacific Rim,” which should have been called “Godzilla versus Rock ’Em Sock ’Em Robots.” That’s what it looked like in the trailers, and that’s what it is.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Moseys Along

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Moseys Along

I gotta say, it was not horrible, and I know that is not a ringing endorsement. The filmmakers seemed to want to connect to the slow pace of old westerns, but the way they did it gave me saddle sores.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Bullock, McCarthy Great Team in Gimmicky ‘The Heat’

MOVIE REVIEW: Bullock, McCarthy Great Team in Gimmicky ‘The Heat’

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments | Movie Reviews

Reviewer Tom Basham likes the buddy cop pairing of Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in “The Heat,” and that’s it.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Basham Loves Google; Likes ‘The Internship’

MOVIE REVIEW: Basham Loves Google; Likes ‘The Internship’

Everyone is searching for something, and they usually find it with Google. This week, everyone’s favorite comedy team clicked on “The Internship.”

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me’ Is Mostly an Illusion

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me’ Is Mostly an Illusion

“Now You See Me” is a star-studded crime thriller that reveals itself to be mostly an illusion.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hangover Part III’ Offers Nothing New

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hangover Part III’ Offers Nothing New

With just about every movie at the theater today having a number after it or being a remake, I found myself eating chicken nuggets at “The Hangover Part III,” and it was surprisingly good… the nuggets, that is.

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