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Super 8 (C+)

2. July 2011

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Super 8 (C+)

In Super 8, J.J. Abrams has made a homage to Steven Spielberg. Despite being set in the 1970s, this is a modern-day E.T. (there’s a decent amount of guns, explosions and crashes throughout… )

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Hangover II (D-)

2. July 2011

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Hangover II (D-)

There’s even more of Ken Jeong and Galifianakis in this one, making it almost intolerable. And to make things even worse, director Todd Phillips inexplicably adds an element that has sounded the death knell for any movie not starring Clint Eastwood: the repeated use of a monkey.

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Bridesmaids: It’s Not Me. It’s You.

10. June 2011

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Bridesmaids: It’s Not Me. It’s You.

People want intelligent female characters, and in the absence of them, they'll listen to anyone on screen. They want female characters. They're so thirsty for them they'll crawl through the desert toward a mirage, and when they discover there's no water, they'll drink the sand.

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A Long Overdue Criticism of the Cop-Out Ending

10. June 2011

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A Long Overdue Criticism of the Cop-Out Ending

Special guest Peter Dabbene of the Hamilton Post finally got aorund to watching Inception, prompting him to dissect one of his biggest pet peeves: the cop-out ending.

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“Scream 4″ (D)

18. April 2011

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“Scream 4″ (D)

BORING. Seriously, what does it say when my wife – who gets scared watching Kenny die on South Park – breezes through this movie like a walk in a Woodsboro park?

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ROUND 3: Best TV Themes of All Time

15. March 2011

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ROUND 3: Best TV Themes of All Time

Round 3 is in the books... and looks like I'm bidding farewell to a personal favorite. All I can say is, you bastards... you heartless, savage, uncultured bastards.

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2011 Movie Preview

28. January 2011

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2011 Movie Preview

What lies ahead for 2011? Are we headed for better times and more quality entertainment? Perhaps... check out the 2011 Movie Preview and judge for yourself.

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Ranking the Oscar Nominees

28. January 2011

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Ranking the Oscar Nominees

Stuttering Kings, lesbian parents, autistic billionairres, and arm choppers. Yup, the Oscars are upon us... and DAN is back to give us his take.

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Oscar Prep: What to Watch

28. January 2011

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Oscar Prep: What to Watch

Behind on your movie watching and worried about your upcoming Oscar pool? Mike offers some advice on what films to watch before the big show, as well as some predictions for who will take home the gold.

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MOVIE MATCHUP: True Grit vs. True Grit

28. January 2011

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MOVIE MATCHUP: True Grit vs. True Grit

Not having seen the 1968 version – and always taking tips from people who pee next to me – I decided to check out the John Wayne movie and put the two versions head to head.

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