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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

This time, Michael Bay delivers a boring spectacle

 Director Michael Bay, known for blockbusters, regularly churns out Transformer films that net enormous worldwide sales. This time, the film’s awkward script and inferior dialog burden the sharply detailed CGI effects that sometimes transfix
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Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
  Set in a dystopian present, Aaron Eckhart appears as Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, now a rather good-looking fellow named Adam (despite needing a better plastic surgeon). Blessed with immortality, Adam is sought by those wanting to learn his genetic secrets. Yvonne Strahovski plays Adam’s love
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Monday, Dec. 30, 2013
 Written and directed by Michael Landon’s son Christopher, the fifth chapter of the Paranormal franchise finds the demon seeking out a young California Latino, Jesse (Andrew Jacobs). The setting, a decrepit apartment house, adds to the sense of dread when Jesse hears voices coming
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Thursday, April 4, 2013
 Where Sam Raimi counted on wit, terror and a bit of gore to elevate his 1981 cult classic, the jokes are banished from this blood-splattered version as CGI effects climb aboard. As in the original, five young friends head
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
 The second chapter of Hasbro's G.I. Joe resets the franchise. It's more comical, more action-packed and jammed with action stars. Bruce Willis plays Original Joe, now General Colton, returning to the fray, and lending weapons
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
 This adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz's novel seeks to spice up Princeton's application process with a moral dilemma. Tina Fey portrays Portia Nathan, a 38-year-old admissions officer gunning for promotion. Portia visits
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 A pair of New Yorkers unites for the purpose of seeking revenge. Colin Farrell appears as Victor, infiltrating a crime empire in order to get close to kingpin Alphonse (Terrence Howard), responsible for destroying Victor's
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Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
 After being used as a patsy and unwittingly participating in a drug deal, the eldest son of John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) is convicted and imprisoned. To free his boy, Matthews makes a bargain to infiltrate a drug cartel and
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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
 Fifteen years after nearly being roasted and eaten by the witch who lured them into her gingerbread house, siblings Hansel and Gretel (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) have grown into attractive young adults fond of
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Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

Arnold is Back from Politics

The Governator's still got "it"—the intangible factor drawing viewers to connect with his bold action persona. Once an A-list Hollywood star, this three-time Terminator famously traded his star power for political power in

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