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Movie Review: Lego Movie is So Surprisingly Good That It Could Be Dubbed ‘This Generation’s Toy Story’

Published Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:31 am
"The Lego Movie" is going to become a classic. It's being seen by a lot of people right out of the gate, it will be seen by a lot more people through its reputation and it will be seen many more times on repeat viewings. This generation has found its "Toy Story."Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: ‘Ride Along’ is Just an ‘Unfunny Cop Comedy and a Very Unimpressive Kevin Hart Vehicle’

Published Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:34 am
The movie made more than $40 million in its first weekend, a January record. So MTV made a mistake because Hart brings people to the show, right? Maybe. But keep in mind that with "Ride Along," Hart undeniably got people to purchase a movie ticket that can't be easily refunded. MTV, meanwhile, needed to keep people from changing the channel. And there were several points during "Ride Along" when I wish I could have changed the channel on Hart. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Oblivion

Published Monday, April 22, 2013 at 8:37 am
April 22, 2013. I was prejudiced against “Oblivion” since about a week before it opened. A friend of mine got to see the movie in advance and left after the first half hour. At around the thirty-one minute mark, I was jealous of my friend. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Playing for Keeps

Published Monday, December 10, 2012 at 11:02 am
Dec. 10, 2012. It is clear from its opening weekend that “Playing for Keeps” is one of the biggest bombs of the year, both critically and commercially. Review database Rotten Tomatoes has it at a 2% “Fresh” rating for its one positive review vs. 59 negative ones. It has also flopped at the box office, opening in sixth place on a weekend.Read more…
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Wreck it Ralph

Published Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm
Nov. 6, 2012. For the past year or so, I’ve been fond of referring to bad kids’ movies as “junk food”. What I mean is that kids may enjoy watching the films but they won’t be enriched or inspired by them. Now along comes “Wreck-It Ralph”, an animated film that largely takes place in world of candy and treats. Read more…
BY BOB GARVER
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