Category Archives: Reviews

Empire reviews “The Amazing Spiderman.”

It hasn’t opened on our side of the pond yet, but our English cousins are getting first crack at Marc Webb’s “Amazing Spiderman.” Andrew Garfield, Rhys Ifans and Emma Stone star. Here’s part of the review from Brit film mag … Continue reading

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Review: Red State (USA, 2011)

Name: Red State Release Date: 2011 Writer: Kevin Smith Director: Kevin Smith Cast: Michael Angarano: Travis Michael Parks: Abin Cooper Deborah Aquila: Mrs. Vasquez Nicholas Braun: Billy-Ray Ronnie Connell: Randy Kaylee DeFer: Dana Patrick Fischler: Agent Hammond John Goodman: Joseph … Continue reading

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“John Carter” The First Reviews Are In.

Ohhh … boyyy … Disney may want to move permanently to Mars if this early review from HeyUGuys is any indication. The big-budget adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ pulp hero has all kinds of problems. Here’s a sampling: “What’s really … Continue reading

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Review: “-30-” (USA, 1959)

Name: -30- Release Date: 1959 Writer: William Bowers Director: Jack Webb Cast: Jack Webb: Sam Gatlin William Conrad: Jim Bathgate David Nelson: Earl Collins Whitney Blake: Peggy Gatlin Louise Lorimer: Lady Wilson James Bell: Ben Quinn Nancy Valentine: Jan Price … Continue reading

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Review: Raiders From Beneath the Sea (USA, 1964)

Name: Raiders From Beneath the Sea Release Date: 1964 Writers: Harry Spalding, F. Paul Hall (story) Director: Maury Dexter Cast: Ken Scott: Bill Harper Merry Anders: Dottie Harper Russ Bender: Tucker Booth Colman: Purdy Garth Benton: Clifford ‘Buddy’ Harper Bruce … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone On The Worst Movies Of 2011.

Film critic Peter Travers runs down his most-loathed films for the year that was. The roster includes “The Hangover 2,” “Green Lantern,” “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part I,” and “Transformers 3: The One Without Megan Fox In It.” Rolling Stone also … Continue reading

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Review: The Five Best Movies I Saw This Year.

Well, it’s almost time to close the book on 2011. Now seems as good a time as any to look back on some of the best movies I saw this year. Ironically enough, not all of them were actually released … Continue reading

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