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Movie Review: That Awkward Moment Offers Flat Humor, Unfunny Gags and Very Little Real Value

Published Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:11 pm
The film stars Zac Efron as Json, Miles Teller as Daniel and Michael B. Jordan as Mikey. The plot kicks into gear when Mikey, who married very young, gets divorced from his wife (Jessica Lucas). The commitment-phobic Jason decides on behalf of the group that if Mikey has to be single they'll all be single together. All three soon find themselves in potential new relationships and the question is, will they honor their pact? Actually, the real question is, does anyone care about the pact? Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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What’s Playing at the Movies? Jan. Jan. 30-Feb. 6: I, Frankenstein, Jack Ryan, Ride Along and Many More!

Published Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 4:43 pm
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What’s Playing at the Movies? Jan. 23-Jan. 30: Jack Ryan, Lone Survivor, Ride Along and Many More

Published Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1:34 pm
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What’s Playing at the Movies? Jan. 9-16: Lone Survivor, Paranormal Activity, 47 Ronin and More!

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 2:40 pm
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Movie Review: The Purge

Published Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11:16 am
June 11, 2013. “The Purge” is a moderately effective horror movie that covers the familiar ground of the home-invasion movie while embracing a unique setting. It’s ten years in the future and a new government program called The Purge allows for a twelve-hour period every year where all crime is legal. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Fast and Furious 6

Published Monday, May 27, 2013 at 3:47 pm
May 27, 2013. The “Fast & Furious” franchise is one that does better and better, or “gains speed” so to speak, with each new installment. No longer content to dominate a lame movie month like April, “Fast & Furious 6” is taking over the Memorial Day weekend box office and surely becoming one of the biggest hits of the year. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: The Expendables 2

Published Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:58 am
Aug. 20, 2012. With “The Expendables 2,” who needs “The Expendables?” The 2010 original wrote some checks to its audience that it couldn’t cash. It bragged about the inclusion of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, and Mickey Rourke in its all-star cast of action heroes and then didn’t have them do anything memorable. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Savages

Published Monday, July 9, 2012 at 2:15 pm
July 9, 2012. Here’s how excited I was to see “Savages”: My favorite pizza place is located next to a subway entrance. Above the entrance is a prominently-displayed ad for “Savages”. Read more...
BY BOB GARVER
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Movie Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Published Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 11:15 am
June 7, 2012. “Snow White and the Huntsman” would actually serve itself well by distancing itself from the familiar story of Snow White. It’s so cheesy these days to do a “dark” version of a beloved children’s tale. Read more...
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Movie Review: ‘Battleship’

Published Monday, May 21, 2012 at 12:24 pm
May 21, 2012. The film stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a slacker forced into naval service by his more responsible brother Cdr. Stone Hopper. Alex hits rock bottom when he breaks into a convenience store to steal a chicken burrito for the beautiful Samantha. Read more...
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Review of ‘American Reunion’

Published Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 5:10 pm
April 12, 2012. While watching “American Reunion,” it occurred to me how similar the “American Pie” series is to the “Final Destination” series. Read more...
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