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The Oscars 2014 Predictions

February 24, 2014
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The Oscars 2014 Predictions

    The predicament about modern entertainment – professional sports, music, television – is that most people either care vehemently or not at all. The same principle applies to the Oscars coming up on March 2nd. For some, the Oscars are one of the many frilly awards for an equally useless industry. For others,...
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Three Upcoming Movies That You Should Be Excited For (Because I Am)

September 16, 2013
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Three Upcoming Movies That You Should Be Excited For (Because I Am)

Alas, the seasons have begun to change, school is back in session, and the summer movie season of 2013 has ended.  This however, is no reason for despair, as we are now approaching two of the biggest movie seasons, namely, Christmas and next summer.  This means that we are currently in the strange time...
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The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

January 30, 2012
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The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

Reading a description of The Grey’s movie plot, one might dismiss it as yet another rugged survival movie with little character development and an almost nonexistent plot. A plane leaving from an oil rig in Alaska crashes in the snowy wilderness. Only seven men survive and must find a way back to civilization, or...
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What to watch for Christmas

January 9, 2012
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What to watch for Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year – everyone is a little happier, and we get a week off from soul-crushing routine. Well, we’re back in it now, but looking back on Christmas, one of my favorite parts is that it has generated hundreds of movies and songs that are highly enjoyable.  So, without...
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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D

October 3, 2011
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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D

The 4th Spy Kids installment came unexpectedly and with much commercial success. The Cortez family from the previous movies has been pushed aside for a new cast of actors in a new spy family, the Cortez-Wilsons. The fact that their name has “Cortez” poses the possibility that they are relatives of the original Spy...
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Starting the Platinum Age

October 3, 2011
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There’s no denying it; Thor was a good movie. Now that my opinion is out of the way, I’m going to tell you why Thor was excellent, and relate it to all superhero movies. I can guarantee you that you didn’t think I would think of this. Because I didn’t, I’m basing this review off...
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Movie review: Thor

May 23, 2011
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I want to start this review by saying that I just got a score of 420 on Snake. Now to Thor. For those deprived individuals among you who don’t know, Thor is the bad*** Norse god of thunder. Thursday is named after him. In the 60’s, Stan Lee decided to give him his own...
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The King’s Sweep: Brits Clean Up at 2011 Oscars

March 7, 2011
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The King’s Sweep: Brits Clean Up at 2011 Oscars

There were few surprises at the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 27 as The King’s Speech cast its shadow over the major award categories. In fact, there were very few upsets whatsoever over the course of the ceremony. Yes, Natalie Portman won Best Actress. Yes, Colin Firth won Best Actor. And oh...
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