Category Archives: Film reviews

It’s hard not to love “The Lego Movie”

This movie is perfect for all ages. Now, when someone says that something is “for all ages” they mean just the opposite – it’s good for children under age nine and their parents, and maybe the same kids 10 years … Continue reading

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Better Than the “Step Up” Movie Series, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s “Battle of the Year: The Dream Team” Takes B-Boying to the World Stage

First thing’s first, I don’t know much about dance; but, after watching this movie I have a tremendous amount of respect for anyone who commits themselves to this emotionally and physically demanding art. Sony Pictures Entertainment‘s “Battle of the Year: … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Disney’s “Frozen” is a Hit in the Box Office

Alright, I am normally a pretty harsh critic of neo-Disney movies, but I honestly don’t have that much to complain about with “Frozen.” In fact, I must say it was the best neo-Disney movie since “Tangled.”

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The Most Influential Movie of 2013: Fruitvale Station with Michael B. Jordan

This year we found out how great Gatsby could be (Great Gatsby), followed Katniss as she outsmarted the Quarter Quell (Catching Fire) and floated into outer space (Gravity). But no movie made more of a statement and left a greater … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Grace Unplugged:’ A Story of Redemption

Not the average film that comes through the box office, “Grace Unplugged” takes a firm stand on the topics of Christian faith and redemption.

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Despicable Me 2

In the opening scene of “Despicable Me 2,” a top secret research lab in the Arctic Circle, devoted to experimentation with a transmutation serum known as PX-41, is stolen by a mysterious new villain. Meanwhile, evil-villain gone family-man, Gru (voiced … Continue reading

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What I Loved About Catching Fire

I’ve been a die hard Hunger Games fan from the beginning. I’ve devotedly read all three books, several times over, and obsessed over every detail of the franchise. Even the first movie, although severely lacking in many areas, is something … Continue reading

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Pixar myth and fact: How movies including ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Brave’ are connected

Probably the biggest myth of Pixar ever created was called the Pixar Theory, dubbed earlier this year by author Jon Negroni.

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The Best of Disney

Everyone has seen at least one Disney movie in their lifetime. Disney movies have been around since the 1930s, but definitely reached its highpoint in the 1990s. Some call it the Disney Renaissance. Disney animated movies became iconic role models … Continue reading

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Riding Through Dust Clouds and Barren Wastes, Galloping Hard on the Plains

Johnny Depp seems to have acquired a taste for Westerns.   Remember “Rango”, where he gave voice to the chameleon sheriff of a small desert town?  Now, he has teamed up again with director Gore Verbinski  to make this year’s reboot … Continue reading

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