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Movie Review: ‘It Follows,’ a horror movie for your mind

Movie Review: ‘It Follows,’ a horror movie for your mind

“It Follows” puts a new spin on the teen horror slasher with the menace “It.”

April 9, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews
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.

March 23, 2015 · Features
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Movie Review: Birdman — four Oscars, no substance

“Birdman” is a case study in vapidity with an inane script and poached cinematography. Alejandro González Iñarritu’s film about a washed up actor struggling to find relevance is unoriginal and uninspired.

February 24, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews
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Movie Review: Fifty shades of lame

Fans of the book might have been expecting something different from the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. The film stirred up some controversy but lacked the one thing the book had plenty of- sex.

February 17, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews
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.

February 17, 2015 · Features
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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 · Radio, 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 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
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