Articles tagged: Movies


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A Case for the Classics:Seven Samurai

A small village, barely surviving on its meager rice and barley fields, is beset by bandits. Given a promise of another raid after the harvest season, the villagers desperately plan... Read more

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The Cinematic Gems of the Summer

It’s difficult to describe this year in terms of film, because for the most part, the first half ’s been relatively lackluster, with only a few “hits” worth mentioning, such... Read more

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A Case for the Classics: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon, made in 1941, is a classic movie which has been held by many to be one of the best films of all time. Based on the book... Read more

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Draft Day Dissapoints

Ah, Draft Day. One of the most exciting times of the year for football fans, filled with expectations and hopes for a new year of athletic excellence. This is a... Read more

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Are remakes really that bad?

Every couple of years, there seems to be a rush of articles written about Hollywood’s remake culture, most recently brought on by the upcoming (and totally baffling) Teenage Mutant Ninja... Read more

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New Captain America is a mild improvement

Captain America is back! The World War II hero who helped save the world in Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers has returned, once again fighting to save the world. Chris Evans,... Read more

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The novel thing about movies

For about as long as there have been movies, people have been making books into movies. The urge makes sense, as many of humanity’s greatest stories had already been written... Read more

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Satbotage will bore you to death

Featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, one of the most prominent action movie stars of all time, Sabotage follows the time-honored plot of money being stolen and people being killed. But, with a... Read more

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Divergent is indefinitely bland

Ever since the success of the Harry Potter film franchise, a lot of young adult book series have been adapted for the big screen to cash in on that popularity,... Read more

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Bad Words is obscenely good

Bad Words is a film that could have easily gone sour. The premise sounds like something that would promise a dull story and empty crass humor. But luckily for us,... Read more

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Brick by brick: The Lego Movie is a breathtaking creation

Chris Pratt. Will Ferrell. Elizabeth Banks. Will Arnett. Morgan Freeman. Sounds like the recipe for a well narrated Television crossover Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development special, doesn’t it? But unfortunately... Read more