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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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Movies | In the 1960s, while James Bond was regularly taking over the box office, Bond writer Ian Fleming suggested “Napoleon Solo” as the name of another…

Fantastic Four reboot offers a few twists to trite superhero tale

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Movies | It is a rare superhero movie that portrays the consequences of becoming a superhero. In Fantastic Four , five teenage scientists make some very foolish decisions…

Paper Towns glorifies questions over answers

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Movies | John Green sets his wildly successful novels around life transition in the lives of young adults. He taps into this disproportionate drama better than any…

Trainwreck

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Movies | In Trainwreck , the lead character, Amy (Amy Schumer) insists she’s happy with her life of one night stands and a job writing for an exploitative magazine…

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Movies | It’s nothing new for coming-of-age tales to introduce the protagonist to death through the loss of a friend. Requirements for this story are some…

San Andreas

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Movies | The world is ending, again, but this time The Rock is so well established as the man who can save it, San Andreas spends more time coasting on his reputation…

Left Behind

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Movies | The new Left Behind is a watchable film with mostly solid acting that follows a proven Hollywood formula for the disaster-adventure film by replacing…

Earth to Echo

Earth to Echo

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Movies | Earth to Echo is meant to be an adventure movie for kids, but only succeeds at being a dull ET knock-off with no real suspense or characters to care about.

Conjuring faith audiences

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Movies | Horror film The Conjuring hopes to attract Christians with its portrayal of real life demonic possession

<em>Marmaduke</em>

Marmaduke

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DVD | The movie Marmaduke , recently out on DVD, is largely an excuse to make Owen Wilson talk like a dog. Wilson does a fine job embodying the title character with…

 
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