The Avengers and Joss Whedon

With an impressively hefty budget of $220 million, Disney and Marvel are taking a considerable swing for the fences on a single film. The Avengers, the superhero movie to end all superhero movies, rolls into theaters on May…

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Planet of the Apes 2?

One of the biggest movie surprises of the year was Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Director Rupert Wyatt took what could have been a mercilessly exploitive rip off from the established yet dated franchise and injected…

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Movie Review: In Time Doesn’t Quite Deliver

The adage “time is money” was never more aptly used than in writer/director Andrew Niccol’s new offering In Time. Justin Timberlake stars as Will Salas, an inhabitant of a dystopian world were time instead of money is traded…

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The Thing: Exacerbating the Worst Prequel Trend

The 1982 John Carpenter’s version of The Thing has gone down in movie history as the very definition of an Antarctic alien horror movie. This new prequel documents what happens at the Norwegian station immediately preceding the events…

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Movie Review: Real Steel is Surprisingly Good!

by Stefan Abrutat I’m still not sure how exciting boxing would become if humans were replaced by eight foot tall robots. After all, without real danger, what’s the point? It seems to me that the sport would diminish…

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A Remake of The Thing?!

by Stefan Abrutat It’s difficult to consider the movie experiences I treasure from my youth may now be so dated the decision has been made to remake them. For a random example, one of my favorite movies, the…

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Movie Preview: Apollo 18

by Stefan Abrutat When The Blair Witch Project came out, I was dating a girl that some might consider a little lacking in the brains department. Luckily, she had a butt you could bounce a quarter off and…

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