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Reviews of the most recent blockbusters (and maybe the occasional TV show)

Review: Frozen

After it’s foray into all things video games last year with Wreck it Ralph, Disney is back in it’s comfort zone with the princess adventure, Frozen, based on the Hans Christian Anderson tale, “The Ice Queen”.
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Review: Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World is an excellent addition to the Marvel Cinematic universe and is not only easily the best Marvel movie this year, it’s one of the best overall , with incredible action mixed with great humor and interesting setups for the future of the universe.
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Review: Ender’s Game

A classic sci-fi novel finally comes to the big screen with Gavin Hood’s adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. Was the almost 20 years it took to adapt the novel worth it?
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Review: Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

The fourth entry in the Jackass series puts the focus on Johnny Knoxville’s elderly alter ego, Irving Zeisman, as he has to get his grandson Billy from Nebraska to North Carolina to deliver him to his deadbeat father.
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Review: The Counselor

With director Ridley Scott, writer Cormac McCarthy and stars Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz, you would think we have one of the best movies of the year, but looks can be deceiving.
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Review: Escape Plan

With two decent solo efforts earlier this year, is the team up of legends Stallone and Schwarzengger able to make Escape Plan an action classic? The answer may surprise you.
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Review: Metallica: Through the Never

While Metallica plays a larger than life, sold out concert, their rookie roadie, Trip (played by Dane Dehaan) heads out into the city to get a valuable package from a truck and has to avoid a massive riot breaking out in this hybrid 3D concert movie.
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Review: Bad Milo

Ken Marino stars as mild mannered accountant Duncan, who learns that his chronic intestinal issues are not due to stress, but from a demon who lives in his ass.
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Review: Gravity

Following up Children of Men, Alfonso Cuaron is back with Gravity, which is as thrilling as it is visually jaw dropping.
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Review: Riddick

After almost a decade, Riddick returned to theaters and finds himself targeted by two groups of mercenaries on a hostile alien world. Was it worth the wait or should the character have stayed in the shadows?
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