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Jack the Giant Slayer: Farm Boy Rises to the Occasion in Adaptation of Fairy Tale

When Jack (Nicholas Hoult) was a little boy, his imagination was inspired by a bedtime story about a mythical war that was waged ages ago against a fearsome race of…

Beautiful Creatures: Trans-species Love Blossoms Supernatural Romantic Fantasy

Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) has lived only in Gatlin, South Carolina, a tiny town whose residents still deny that the South lost the Civil War. The community is so backwards that…

Amour: Undying Love Explored in Haneke’s Poignant Film

Retired music teachers Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) have been married for over 60 years. But the frail octogenarians’ love for each other remains as strong as it…

Team of Cop and Hit Man Are on a Rampage of Revenge

Sylvester Stallone is the only movie star who has been number one at the box-office in five straight decades, a record stretching from Rocky in the 70s through last summer’s…

Love and Opera Are in the Air in Delightful Romantic Comedy

Sometimes a gem of a movie falls through the cracks that really has no business getting lost. Such is the case with Quartet, a delightful film directed by Dustin Hoffman…

Riveting Movie Describes International Manhunt for Bin Laden

  After 9/11, the United States intensified its efforts in the international manhunt for Osama bin Laden (Ricky Sekhon). Nevertheless, the elusive mastermind of the terrorist attack continued to orchestrate…

Sean Penn Shines in Crime Saga About Legendary Mobster

Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) was born and raised in Brooklyn where he started out as a prizefighter before moving to Chicago during Prohibition to become an enforcer for Al Capone.…

Gas Company Downplays Perils of Fracking in Eco-Drama

In 2011, a disturbing documentary called Gasland was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary category. That eye opening exposé chronicled how energy companies had duped landowners in…

Ex-Slave Exacts Vengeance in Tarantino Version of Spaghetti Western

There’s a good reason why nobody ever wanted to be an Indian whenever we played Cowboys and Indians as kids. That’s because the white man was invariably the hero of…

Wounded Souls Lean on Each Other in Tenderhearted Tale

Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) completely lost his temper one day when he came home early from work to find his wife Nikki (Brea Bee) naked in the shower with one…