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Stonehearst Asylum is for the Sane

I have not been watching Hollywood movies for awhile now. That would be because whenever I browse for movies on NETFLIX I select one and start to watch only to close the window 15 or sometimes 25 minutes into the movie. Or I fall asleep before that. That has been so since the last 6 […]

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10 Reasons Why Lindsay Lohan Will Lose to Rockstar Games

Following months of idle threats, actress Lindsay Lohan has officially filed a lawsuit against Rockstar Games, alleging that the Grand Theft Auto 5 creators borrowed her likeness for the character of Lacey Jonas. According to the suit, Lohan’s virtual doppelganger mirrors the actress’ struggles with the paparazzi, while also depicting her voice, image and personal […]

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Identity Thief

Today I watched Identity Thief. The title is pretty much self explanatory and it is exactly what you think it is. The movie falls under the comedy genre, but laughs did not come often enough to make it feel like it belonged there. It falls into a trap of trying to make you feel sorry […]

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Barbarian Queen (1985)

Set during the days of the Roman Empire, a simple village is preparing for the wedding of their king and queen. Suddenly, it is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. The queen, Amathea, (Lana Clarkson), and two of her best female warriors survive the attack […]

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Why Super Hero Movies are Blockbuster Hits (because Hollywood is out of new ideas)

There was a time when comic books were meant for kids only and superhero’s were praised by kids who understood the comic book story and their super powers. I was one of those kids back in the 80’s and that is why I am writing this article. The super hero movies took off for a […]

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Mud

First things first, I cannot start this review without admitting that I found it difficult to follow what the characters were saying in the movie. This is not because there was some horrible audio problem, but mainly due to the the thick southern accents. Mud is a well written and beautifully shot movie. It is […]

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A Good Day to Die Hard

There are several movies that should not have anymore sequels (or prequels). Die Hard is one of them. Today, I watched (or attempted to watch) the fifth installment of the Die Hard series. 10 mins into it, I was already out of it. Bruce Willis isn’t taking this series seriously anymore, he looks bored throughout […]

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Man of Steel

I check rottentomatoes.com quite often. I don’t judge a movie by its trailer because trailers tend to lie. Some movie trailers have the best parts of the movie in them, others merely suggest that you will watch the good parts in the actual movie. The people behind the trailers for Man of Steel did a […]

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