Super 8 review

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Written and Directed by JJ AbramsAs I was stretching my legs after the conclusion of Super 8, along with some of the end credits, the audience gets to see an edited version of the Super 8 film our young heroes are shooting through the duration of the movie we've been watching. It's really sweet and…Read More

Green Lantern review

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Directed by Martin CampbellWritten by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Mark Guggenheim and Michael GoldenbergIt's not even July yet and we've had three superhero movies. Can you believe it? And of all of them, this is probably the least likely and thus offering the most curiosity from comic fans. A Green Lantern movie. How weird is…Read More

The Mechanic (2011), The Mechanic (1972) reviews

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(2011) Directed by Simon WestWritten by Richard Wenk and Lewis John Carlino(1972) Directed by Michael WinnerWritten by Lewis John CarlinoBoth now on DVD For fans of action movies, watching these two workman-like examples of the genre is a great lesson in how much they've changed in the past 40 years.These days we expect our action…Read More

X-Men: First Class review

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Directed by Matthew VaughnWritten by Ashley Miller, Zach Stentz, Jane Goldman and VaughnX-Men: First Class is a bit of a surprise. At this point in the X-Men franchise, we'd been put through the Brett Ratner third movie, X-Men: The Last Stand and the X-Men Origins: Wolverine spin-off, neither of which lived up to the promise…Read More