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Captain America: The Review

April 18, 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier follows the Captain during his time with S.H.I.E.L.D. after the events of the Avengers. He’s become a successful soldier and leader, and is called upon for the most dire situations by S.H.I.E.L.D. and the U.S. government. But he quickly begins to suspect that everything isn’t as crystal-clear as he hoped […]

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Evil Dead Review

April 19, 2013

In Evil Dead, we follow Mia (Jane Levy), her brother David (Shiloh Fernandez), his girlfriend Natalie (Elizabeth Blackmore), David’s ex-best friend Eric (Lou Taylor Pucci), and Eric’s girlfriend Olivia (Jessica Lucas). Mia has some serious drug dependency issues, so the group has decided to stay at Mia’s family’s cabin until she’s able to kick her […]

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Dinosaurs in 3D

April 11, 2013

Jurassic Park is a film that has always been near and dear to my heart. Ever since I first saw it when I was young, I’ve had a certain fixation about the film. The idea of a Jurassic Park helped to spark my imagination, and the park itself is so full of potential that when […]

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Just how Great and Powerful is Oz?

March 29, 2013

It may not be all that powerful of a film, but it sure is great! Oz: The Great and Powerful was much better than I expected it  to be. I walked in fearing another Alice in Wonderland, and I got something far far superior to that dreadful film.  James Franco is surprisingly great (no pun […]

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Student Movie Review: Side Effects

March 22, 2013

Girls are crazy, drugs are complicated, and Jude Law is awesome. In Side Effects, Dr. Jonathon Banks (Jude Law) finds his life crumbling at the seams when he prescribes hopelessly depressed Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara) a new anti-depressant by the name of Ablixa. Unfortunately, the drug seems that it may have a few bugs as […]

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Student Reviews the Film Sinister

March 7, 2013

In Sinister, we follow true-crime novelist Ellison (Ethan Hawke), who is desperate to relive his 15 minutes of fame that came and went after he wrote a best-selling book called Kentucky Blood. Hot on the trail of an unsolved crime that he believes could be his next big book, Ellison makes the unwise choice of […]

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Student Review of Die Hard 5

March 1, 2013

          Why would anyone make a film if they clearly don’t care about what they are making? I guess maybe if the money is good enough….but still??? Why do that with such a beloved franchise as Die Hard and why with such a respected American hero as John McClane? This character deserves better than […]

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