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I'm an award-winning journalist in Harrisburg, Pa. I also run and cook all the things.

Three Films You Should Be Excited For (Even If You’re Not)

Originally posted on CALLAM RODYA | BROADCAST JOURNALIST:
It’s Summer Blockbuster season, a time when it’s easy (and perfectly understandable) to get completely mesmerized  and distracted by the over-VFX‘d, over-hyped, and over-budgeted tentpole franchise films. Don’t get me wrong, I lie awake…

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The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Originally posted on What I Watched Last Night…:
John Huston’s adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s novel The Maltese Falcon is one of those Hollywood warhorses about which it is just about impossible to say anything original. So I’ll start with something…

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James Cameron to direct three “Avatar” movies at the same time.

This is, of course, putting aside the question of whether the world even needs one sequel (let alone three) to the absolutely dreadful and inexplicably popular sci-fi blockbuster that was little more than “Dances with Wolves” in outer space. But … Continue reading

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Gotham City burns in dramatic new “Dark Knight Rises” banner.

And the hype rises just another notch in the run-up to the July 20 release. This one ought to get the fanboys going nicely. (h/t HeyUGuys) I’m not even going to bother telling you who stars in the movie or … Continue reading

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First Look: Promo poster for “Alex Cross” starring Tyler Perry.

The writer/director famed for his “Madea” comedies, changes things up a bit, taking the lead role in author James Patterson’s series of books. Matthew Fox (“Lost“) also stars. And the trailer: (h/t HeyUGuys)

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Andrew Garfield felt ‘disillusioned’ making Spider-Man

Originally posted on BuzzHub:
British actor Andrew Garfield has said that making the latest Spider-Man movie left him feeling disillusioned. The 28-year-old plays the superhero in the new film The Amazing Spider-Man. Speaking to the Radio Times he said that during…

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The 50 Funniest Comedies Ever?

As is its custom, Brit film mag Empire comes up with yet another list of the greatest somethings-or-other ever. This time, it’s the 50 Greatest Film Comedies. This one was voted by the readers — so you know who to … Continue reading

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