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24 July 2014

Segel and the Ages of Man (aka “a review of Sex Tape“)

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As the Apatow crew approaches REAL adulthood- sailing past the heady days of child-like freedom and adult-like access to beer- they’ve all branched off into their own style. Rogen has …


17 July 2014


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Somewhere in the two-hours and forty-two minutes of Richard Linklater’s masterpiece you’ll find your mind wandering. Not because it’s boring or not engrossing but because Boyhood is a movie about …


14 July 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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When Rise of the Planet of the Apes came out, it was met with a tidal wave of surprised praise. How did a movie starring a sleepy James Franco i- …


28 June 2014

Transformers: Loud and Obnoxious

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… oh wait I’m sorry, the Tagline is Age of Extinction? Yes, Transformers is 165 minutes, and there were times I was hoping a dentist drill would come in a …

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26 June 2014

Trailer Park Boys: Don’t Legalize It

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Trailer Park Boys is the show that fans constantly say goodbye to and yet they always welcome it back with open arms. At this point, the show has ended on …


24 June 2014

Obvious Child

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I thought a lot about the lighter side of male privilege while watching Obvious Child. As a woman obsessed with social justice (especially the particular form of social justice that …


16 June 2014

The Ballad of Rinku & Dinesh

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Million Dollar Arm isn’t really a movie smart, discerning people are supposed to love. It’s Disney live-action feel-good goofiness starring a beloved actor who’s being paid exorbitant amounts of money …

The Fault In Our Stars

09 June 2014

The Fault In Our Stars

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Sometimes, a gal likes a good sob. It’s not all the time. I’m not really a Terms of Endearment kind of gal. The thing is, my tears (like my laughs …

Maleficent trailer

07 June 2014

Sharp Angles, Other-Worldly Beauty & an Angry Core

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Centered on Angelina Jolie’s prosthetically enhanced cheekbones, Maleficent comes off a lot like its title character: all sharp angles, other worldly beauty, and angry core. The advertising remains intentionally coy: …


05 June 2014

X-Men Days of Future Past

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X-Men Days of Future Past’s structure will be incredibly familiar to any comics fan. Crisscrossing around time and space, dabbling in competing continuities. These are things that anyone who’s picked …

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27 May 2014

The Amazing Andrew Garfield 2

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It’s pretty rare that I get to walk into a movie theater with little to no expectations – even rarer for that to happen with a big budget superhero movie. …

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15 May 2014

The Dark Streets to the Spotlight: Greg “The Greek”

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Sometimes you need to survive a tragedy to find your place in the world. This would be the case for upcoming comedian/actor Greg “The Greek” Kritikos. Greg was raised on …


14 May 2014

Through the Looking Glass: Oculus

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I’m pretty sure that most people going into a film about a “haunted” mirror would assume that it would be relatively silly and full of reflection-based scares. If we were …


16 April 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel: A Poetic Review

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Editor’s Note: Our most useless staff writer by far is the delightful and clever Zachary Adler, who has literally never submitted a single article. The reason we put up with …

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