May 25, 2016
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Play Nice

Gosling and Crowe try their best to be funny

Ok It’s only fair to give kudos to Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling—actors who generally tend to take serious roles—for their attempts at slapstick, but the overall cheese factor of The Nice Guys keeps it from...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Alex De Vore

Fairy Tale Cinema

Stars might be the only thing going for it

Ok Tale of Tales consists of three well-trodden fairy tales from the works of Giambattista Basile, a writer and poet of the 16th and 17th century also credited with penning the first versions of Cinderella, Rapunz...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Jeff Berg

Kind of Blue

Workin’ with Don Cheadle

Ok If you had a time machine and wanted to know where “cool” came from, you could do worse than to travel back to 1949 New York and look up a guy named Miles Davis.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Ben Kendall

Welcome to the Jungle

Kipling isn't rolling in his grave ... yet

Ok One could easily make the argument that Jon Favreau’s (Iron Man) new live-action Jungle Book adaptation is another nail in the “Hollywood is out of fresh ideas” coffin, but  it’s worth checkin...

Monday, April 18, 2016 Alex De Vore

I’m Sweet Enough

The way to the heart is through the stomach

Ok Everyone searches for meaning. It’s a quest that consumes us all, from the time that we start wondering why we’re here or what we’re doing with our lives.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Ben Kendall

Bittersweet Memories

A Miyazaki production you may not have seen

Ok Hidden beneath the layers of your adult-self, obscured in the forest of past experiences and your relationship with your family, lies perhaps the more real part of yourself.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Ben Kendall

Maybe There’s Giant Monsters

Or maybe not? John Goodman knows.

Ok What begins on a rather Hitchcockian level quickly devolves into a mildly enjoyable tangle of run-of-the-mill jump scares, so-so performances and unresolved plot lines in 10 Cloverfield Lane,.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Alex De Vore

British Indigent

I'm so charmingly transient

Ok Long venerated actor Maggie Smith frowned her way into today’s pop culture American heart and seems quite at home.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Yet Another Comic Movie

There’s even a guy who gets killed by a Zamboni

Ok When two major studios announced they were working on a Deadpool feature film, it was hard to imagine how 20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios were going to accomplish bringing a lesser-known cult-status charact...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Ben Kendall

Panda-monium

Jack Black is the chosen one, again

Ok The CGI animated film has practically become old hat at this point, with countless productions from Pixar, DreamWorks, Fox, etc. over the years and no shortage of vehicles looming on the horizon.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: State Sues EPA

Morning Word Attorney General Hector Balderas says the Gold King Mine spill caused widespread environmental damage and substantial economic harm to residents, farmers and local businesses. ... More

May 24, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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