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The One Huge Flaw in 1968’s “Planet of the Apes”

I’m going to follow up on my glowing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review with just a little more ape talk. There’s something I’ve been needing to get off my chest regarding the classic 1968 film starring Charlton … Continue reading

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“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Overachieves, Big Time

There was a moment early on in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes where an army of horse-ridin’ chimpanzees march through the ruins of San Francisco as a calculated show of power. It was a brilliantly composed shot, accompanied … Continue reading

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“Edge of Tomorrow”: Groundhog Day Meets The Matrix (But in a Good Way)

  Sure, the first act of Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow will push you to the edge of your patience. There sure is a bunch of sloppy storytelling to wade through before the fun starts. Prepare to slap your forehead … Continue reading

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What I Really Thought of Last Year’s “Ender’s Game”

Last year’s Ender’s Game film had about 907 listed “producers.” I figured that wasn’t a good sign, especially when two of those producers were the Hollywood equivalent of Harry and Lloyd from the popular comedy film, “Dumb and Dumber”. I’m … Continue reading

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5 Stupid Things About Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity”

I recently took another look at Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013 film, Gravity, curious as to whether I’d been too hard on it with my original movie review. With a second viewing, I wanted first to see how well the special effects … Continue reading

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Attack of the Giant Beast

Attack of the Giant Beast George had made the mistake of thinking that because the thing was huge it would move in slow motion, its skyscraper legs would rattle the earth in slow, separate earthquakes. Driveway puddles rippling, falling calm, … Continue reading

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