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Review: San Andreas

*** out of 4 The summer has officially arrived. How do I know that? Just look at the big blockbuster movies currently in theaters and the ones coming up shortly. The nonsense movie of the week is San Andreas starring … Continue reading

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Review: Tomorrowland

** out of 4 One of the last great World Fairs was in 1964 located in Flushing Meadows, New York and I should know cause I was there. There were great new state-of-the-art exhibits including World of tomorrow, Hall of … Continue reading

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Review: Poltergeist

* out of 4 stars It’s been 33 years since the original poltergeist movie with Greg T. Nelson and Joe Beth Williams hit the screen so I guess it’s time to redo a classic movie with a story by Steven … Continue reading

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Review: Appropriate Behavior

Appropriate Behavior opens with Shirin, the main character (played by director Desiree Akhavan herself) tossing the remnants of her last relationship into a dumpster. Her latest foray into the world of lesbian romance has fizzled and she’s alone again, completely unsure of … Continue reading

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Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

                ***1/2 OUT OF 4 Legendary Australian director George Miller has created the first feminist- action post apocalyptic road movie with this, first time in 30 years, re-boot of the landmark “Mad Max” … Continue reading

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Review: Far From the Madding Crowd

Beautifully rendered but the subject that drives the story – English class distinction – is subsumed by the three suitors’ pursuit of the independent heroine. I have not read the acclaimed classic novel by Thomas Hardy or saw the 1967 … Continue reading

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Review: Gemma Bovery

“Gemma Bovery” is a movie that plays on the theme of the iconic 19th century masterpiece novel by Gustav Flaubert, Emma Bovary.  This is not a film version of the novel. It purposely distances itself from it in many plot … Continue reading

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Review: Hot Pursuit

Reese, why? Comedy for you is cursed. Vergara shows she can deliver chemistry but she can now retire the accent. Reese Witherspoon has been an actress for a long time. She has a Best Actress Academy Award for WALK THE … Continue reading

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Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

  Black Widow chooses the Hulk over Thor? Females everywhere say “Huh?” The Avengers show absolutely no interest in each other. AGE OF ULTRON is soulless. Does it matter that AGE OF ULTRON is terrible? It will make its budget … Continue reading

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Review: Ex Machina

The first homoerotic sci-fi thriller of the year! The palindrome*, in magic and occultism, is a word or phrase that is spelled the same when read forwards or backwards. Palindromes are frequently used in composing magic squares and are believed … Continue reading

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