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Inherent Vice: a hilarious, paranoid romp through 1970s Los Angeles

Director Paul Thomas Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon’s hippie-noir novel into a hilarious, paranoid romp through 1970s Los Angeles.

January 14, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews
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The Interview: the controversial comedy about killing Kim Jong-un isn’t worth the trouble

Despite the controversy surrounding the movie’s release, “The Interview” fails to deliver any substantial entertainment. Instead, it delivers low level humor to disappointed audiences. However, Randall Park gives a glowing performance as the Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un.

January 8, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews
The Babadook: a monster, mommy and me

The Babadook: a monster, mommy and me

Movie review: The independent film “The Babadook” elevates the horror genre by showcasing realistic characters haunted by the ominous presence of a superstitious being brought to life by the power of speech, thought and a wild imagination. It is a film that portrays terror in a very human situation.

December 31, 2014 · Features
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – the start to a revolution

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – the start to a revolution

Movie Review: The eagerly anticipated “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ premiered on Friday, Nov. 21 and it did not disappoint. The film was riddled with great cinematography, action scenes and a captivating storyline.

November 23, 2014 · Features
The Tale of Princess Kaguya: an animated wonder about answering back with life

The Tale of Princess Kaguya: an animated wonder about answering back with life

Movie review: Studio Ghibli’s newest animated film, “The Tale of Princess Kaguya,” is dynamic, beautiful and full of uniquely modernized folklore, though still a little weak in plot.

November 19, 2014 · Features
Interstellar: a mission into different worlds

Interstellar: a mission into different worlds

Director Christopher Nolan once again amazes the cinematic world with Interstellar, a mind blowing film that rivals the best of his blockbuster movies.

November 12, 2014 · Features
Review: ‘Gone Girl’ leaves a lasting impression

Review: ‘Gone Girl’ leaves a lasting impression

“Gone Girl,” which was released released as a film on Oct. 3, has been on the New York Times Best Sellers fiction book list for 98 weeks. Two reporters give side-by-side reviews on both the novel and film versions of this notorious thriller story.

October 22, 2014 · Features
Movie Review: the monster is redeemed in Dracula Untold

Movie Review: the monster is redeemed in Dracula Untold

In a unique spin on a classic tale, Dracula Untold,which premieres Oct. 10, tells the story Bram Stoker never explained: how Dracula became a vampire.

October 10, 2014 · Features
‘The Winter Soldier’ is a Marvel fanatic’s dream

‘The Winter Soldier’ is a Marvel fanatic’s dream

If you’re a Marvel junkie, then the upcoming sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, will give you a fix.

April 2, 2014 · Features, Movie Reviews
2014 gets off to a mediocre start with Lone Survivor

2014 gets off to a mediocre start with Lone Survivor

January is nobody’s favorite month in movies as it has been the traditional dumping ground for films Hollywood could care less about. Surprisingly, there have been quite a few critically acclaimed pictures that came out on this first month of the new year. Unfortunately, Lone Survivor didn’t prove to be one of them. Lone Survivor […]

January 30, 2014 · Movie Reviews, Opinions