Tag Archives: Movies

Movie review: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines  crosses lines successfully Walking out of The Place Beyond the Pines, you’ll feel like you’ve just watched three movies back to back. And in essence, you have. You’ve just seen a seedy crime thriller, an equally seedy look at police corruption and an examination of …

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Movie review: Evil Dead

Squeamish need not apply First time director reimagines cult classic with copious gore Do blood and gore make you squeamish? Do you like your movies to have some semblance of “good taste”? Stop reading this review. You don’t want to see this movie. Evil Dead is the goriest, dismember-iest,eye stab-iest, …

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The Academy Awards

A night at the Oscars In a ceremony known as the biggest night in Hollywood, where an abundance of famous faces crowd the red carpet energized and fingers crossed for their name to be announced as one of the award winners, the Oscars not only symbolize great achievement in filmmaking …

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Top 5 Halloween Movies

Favorite five freaky flicks Consider the scenario: you’re having a Halloween party with your friends. After a night of trick or treating, pumpkin carving, and caramel apple eating, the night progresses with everyone gathering on the couch in front of the TV with a fresh bowl of buttered popcorn and …

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The cabin in the woods

Embracing the bloody cliches Horror movies. Slasher flicks. Shock Films. Jump scares. Horror was once a genre that prevailed in sculpting not only an array of pop culture creatures and masked maniacs, but also a bundle of psychological thrills. Horror used to be a way for movie directors to bring …

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

One president, one ax and lots of gore It appears as if every summer must have a single cross-genre screwball film that leads audiences to question the sanity of filmmakers. Last year, it was the sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens. This summer, it was the mashup historical-horror Abraham Lincoln: Vampire …

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Chronicle

The beginning of a new genre? Josh Trank deserves a golden star for creating a found footage film that, for once, doesn’t make the viewer groggily regret purchasing the fourteen dollar popcorn they’re about to vomit. And while we’re at it, give him another star in order to accommodate for …

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Big Miracle

A light-hearted family tale   It’s that time of year again – the time when the cutesy family movies begin to drown us in their strong morals and emphasis on integrity and fighting for what you believe in. The most recent in this line-up of whimsically feel-good movies is Big …

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