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“The Lottery” fails to teach, reviewer says

April 8, 2011

Entertainment isn’t everything. Every now and then you need to skip out on the theater and get some knowledge. But reading takes forever, classes can be a bore and staring at computer screens all day has negative long-term co...

“Cop Out” lives up to its lazy title

March 3, 2010

“Cop Out” begins like so many action buddy-cop movies: a wide angle shot of the Manhattan skyline. This is where the film will take place, you think to yourself in the theater, except all of a sudden the camera pans to t...

“Shutter Island:” Scorcese delivers

February 24, 2010

In 1954, U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, takes on the case of an escaped mental hospital patient named Rachel Solando along with his partner Chuck, played by Mark Ruffalo. Solando murdered her three children...

Movie is a bit too sappy, sugary

February 17, 2010

Valentine’s Day can be a dangerous holiday.  Thanks to Hallmark cards, giant stuffed animals, flowers and chocolates; Valentine’s Day has become a day for others to see that you are in love, or at the very least have the...

Little “Love” for Travolta’s latest

February 11, 2010

“From Paris With Love” certainly wasn’t my cup of tea, but I wouldn’t stop people from seeing it, provided they’d be interested by an old–school invincible American superhero spy who dodges bullets and dishes out clever...

Film on “Edge” of being a thriller

February 3, 2010

As February begins, most if not all of the Academy Award hopefuls have already been released and the countdown to the Oscars is under way. It is during this time that we are bombarded with typically mediocre films. This period,...

“Book of Eli” avoids action clichés

January 28, 2010

By JAMES FULTON When the trailers for “The Book of Eli” came out I was unsure about the project. My contempt towards the flood of recent post–apocalyptic movies and my growing angst toward the genre were battling my interest in any film starring Denzel Washington. Washington is one of the...

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