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Money Monster Reviews

“Money Monster” Reviews: Critics divided on Jodie Foster thriller | Blog

Jodie Foster’s new thriller Money Monster takes on both televised financial advisers (who see their jobs as entertainers, rather than professional businessmen) and Wall Street corruption. Packed with an all-star cast featuring George Clooney,...

Money Monster Review

Money Monster | Film Review

Money Monster, a film that takes on both ratings-driven financial programs and corporate greed, is a populist thriller that both sides of the political aisle can appreciate. The drama, which unfolds in real time, persuasively raises questions about...

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Tomorrowland | Film Review

There is a sense of excitement and awe when the setting that the title alludes to first appears in the new film Tomorrowland. Clouds, spaceships and multi-layered pools are only a few of the things this new world offers. It’s unfortunate though...

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The Monuments Men | Film Review

The men who were sent overseas to protect valuable art from Hitler’s vile grasp at the end of World War II were fighting to preserve “a culture” and “a way of life.” So states officer Frank Stokes (George Clooney), the group’s...

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Gravity | Film Review

“Life in space is impossible,” reads one of the lines of text at the beginning of the new thriller Gravity. The ninety minutes that follow evaluate that thesis as the main characters struggle to survive in an alien atmosphere that is...

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Trailer: Gravity | Video



Battle for Oscar Gold: The Actor Edition | Blog

This has been a year of great male performances in the movie theaters. It’s unfortunate, though, that that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences failed to recognize two of the year’s best. Michael Fassbender’s work in...


The Ides of March | Film Review

Governor Mike Morris (George Clooney) is one charismatic politician. He’s smart, witty and his rhetoric is so unabashedly liberal that the Democratic Party is close to choosing him as their party’s nominee. It’s no wonder that idealistic press...