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Black Mass | Film Review

Like his earlier works (Crazy Heart and Out of the Furnace), price director Scott Cooper’s latest film Black Mass is a character-driven story. Unlike those other earlier films which often featured good men making some bad decisions, for sale the...

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies | Film Review

“The battle for the mountain is about to begin, visit ” states Gandalf (Ian McKellan) in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. He’s not wrong and in fact, there this film even feels like the beginning of something great. After those two...

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The Imitation Game | Film Review

The Imitation Game is the rare film that offers an off-putting protagonist and dares the audience not to like him. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing in this true story about a brilliant mathematician who seeks to crack the German enigma code...

12 Years a Slave | Film Review

“She didn’t lose it. We did that to her.” –Peter Quinn So notes Quinn (Rupert Friend) in one of this  episode’s most heartfelt remarks. At the end of the third season’s premiere (last week’s episode), visit this Saul (Mandy...

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Star Trek Into Darkness | Film Review

J.J. Abrams’ first Star Trek (2009) brought the beloved characters back to the big screen, where they delighted fans and critics alike. With its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, a better villain emerges but is accompanied by an unmistakable...

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