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Let’s Review: WON’T BACK DOWN

Technically its genre is “drama” but it’s really not too dramatic. It’s very real, from Maggie Gyllenhaal’s quirky and slightly manic character, to Viola Davis’ seriousness. After The Help, I was convinced of Davis’ power, and here I believe it … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: THE POSSESSION

I’ll be honest and say I’m not a horror aficionado, especially those of a religious nature, but I braved up and screened this one, just for you. I will say I was not horrified, scream, wet my pants or run … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: SPARKLE

It’s Dreamgirls with a hint of the Tina Turner story plus dead Whitney Houston. The costumes are fabulous, the songs are OK, the acting is subpar and the directing was just ridiculous. Am I glad I didn’t pay to see … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: THIS MEANS WAR

If you’re a girl like me, who likes movies like both Mission Impossible and Sweet Home Alabama, this movie brings together the best of both worlds: spy movies and chick flicks. It’s also a perfect date movie. Seriously. It’s sexy, … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: HAYWIRE

I’m still trying to work out what happened… HAYWIRE is definitely not your typical secret agent/”private contracting company”/government agency/double-crossed spy movie. The style is different. For example, there are silent chase scenes with just music. The fight scenes are pretty … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: CONTRABAND

Excerpt from the CONTRABAND script: “What the f-?$@!! Your f$&@king brother is a f#%^up who can’t f~£+king do anything. F&!$ing f-0&$-ity F$&K!!!” (Disclaimer: not an actual line from the movie. But it’s pretty close.” If you are sensitive about language, … Continue reading

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Let’s Review: MAN ON A LEDGE

“As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion… ” The attempted suicide by Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington)  is actually … Continue reading

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