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This is the End: Celebrities Play Themselves in Zany Apocalyptic Comedy

When Jay Baruchel was picked up at the Los Angeles airport by his close friend and fellow Canadian Seth Rogen, he was disappointed to learn that instead of unwinding, they…

Man Of Steel: Superman’s Roots Revealed in Remake of DC Comics Series

For my generation, Superman was “a strange visitor from another planet” who was “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in…

The Kings of Summer: Runaway Teens Build Shack in the Woods in Quirky Comedy

Freshman year of high school has just ended for Patrick (Gabriel Basso) who isn’t looking forward to spending the summer under the same roof as his over protective parents (Megan…

The Wolfpack Ventures to Vegas for Yet Another Zany Adventure: The Hangover Part III

When we last left the wolfpack, (Doug, Stu, Phil, and Alan), the boys were in Thailand for the wedding of Stu (Ed Helms) and Lauren (Jamie Chung). Of course, before…

Thor Heyerdahl Replicates Historic Migration to Polynesia

At the beginning of the 20th century it was generally agreed that Polynesia had been settled by Asians arriving from the Far East. But it’s one thing for a professor…

The Great Gatsby: DiCaprio Is Gatsby in 3-D Adaptation of Literary Classic

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is an era defining literary masterpiece that captured the decadence, debauchery, and self-destruction of privileged elites living in the lap of luxury at the height…

Iron Man 3: Downey Back as Bon Vivant Billionaire/Wisecracking Superhero

This film is the seventh movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series that started with Iron Man 1 in 2008, and followed by The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor,…

The Big Wedding: A-List Cast Can’t Save Atrocious Adaptation of French Farce

This picture is such a disaster that it’s hard to decide where to start in critiquing it. I could talk about how it is just the latest case of Hollywood…

Pain & Gain: Bay’s Film Recreates a Real-Life Kidnapping Plot

Michael Bay is a director who has been associated with mindless stunt filled action films such as Armageddon, Bad Boys, and the Transformers series. His latest offering, however, Pain &…

42:Jackie Robinson Biopic Recounts Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

From its formation in the late 19th century until well into the 1940s, major league baseball operated in accordance with an unwritten rule that the sport was to remain strictly…