“Life Itself” (2014): A Thumb Not So Up (Review)
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“Life Itself” (2014): A Thumb Not So Up (Review)

Life Itself, the print autobiography, was a very compelling read for two reasons.  First, it was written by a journalist, a Pulitzer Prize winner who had…

“Legend” (1985): Less than a Fable, More of a Tale – Or an Anecdote (Review)
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“Legend” (1985): Less than a Fable, More of a Tale – Or an Anecdote (Review)

Legend is an original (in relative terms) cinematic dark fantasy fairy tale from Ridley Scott. It’s the film that Scott made following Blade Runner, arguably…

BACK IN THE DAY: “FIELD OF DREAMS” (APR.’89)
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BACK IN THE DAY: “FIELD OF DREAMS” (APR.’89)

It’s been said that every story needs an audience to accept at least one coincidence, one stretch of the imagination.  Field of Dreams asks for…

“The Battered Bastards of Baseball” (2014): David, Goliath, and a Baseball Bat (Review)
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“The Battered Bastards of Baseball” (2014): David, Goliath, and a Baseball Bat (Review)

When I was young and went to get my haircut at the barber (the one my dad had gone to for years prior to my arrival),…

“Sabotage”(2014): Work Hard, Play Hard, Die Hard (Review)
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“Sabotage”(2014): Work Hard, Play Hard, Die Hard (Review)

After serving two terms as The Guvernator, Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in the movie game but sadly none of his films have been doing terribly…

“24: Live Another Day” (2014): ‘Til Death Do Us Part (Review)
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“24: Live Another Day” (2014): ‘Til Death Do Us Part (Review)

The final scene of First Blood Part II has an exchange between Rambo and Colonel Trautman.  At the end, Trautman asks, “How will you live,…

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (2014): Monkey See, Monkey Do Better (Review)
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“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (2014): Monkey See, Monkey Do Better (Review)

The first film in this rebooted series, Rise of the Planet of the Apes was probably the second biggest surprise good movie of 2011 behind…

“Snowpiercer” (2014): Adult Action on a Kid’s Train Set (Review)
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“Snowpiercer” (2014): Adult Action on a Kid’s Train Set (Review)

UPDATE: This review was published earlier but was deleted during the server revamp. In case you missed it, however… The summer movie season is the…

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