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One Minute Review: Let's Be Cops (2014) [3.0]

LET’S BE COPS // How are people not familiar with Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. yet? Johnson has been the supporting player in several high profile comedies and broke through to most audiences with his unequivocal brand of humor as Nick on Fox’s “New Girl”. 493 more words

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One Minute Review: The One I Love (2014) [4.0]

THE ONE I LOVE // No one is pulling off independent science fiction better than Mark Duplass. In 2012, Duplass starred in “Safety Not Guaranteed,” a psychological sci-fi that played more on relationships rather than the time travel element that made it unique. 307 more words

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One Minute Review: A Most Wanted Man (2014) [4.5]

A MOST WANTED MAN // Marking the final leading role for Philip Seymour Hoffman, “A Most Wanted Man” is an espionage thriller from the same author as “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”. 334 more words

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One Minute Review: Maleficent (2014) [3.0]

MALEFICENT // The rise of the anti-hero story continues with “Maleficent,” the retelling of the Disney animated classic “Sleeping Beauty,” this time focusing on the villain of that tale and her fall from grace origin story. 776 more words

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One Minute Review: Hercules (2014) [3.5]

HERCULES // Never has marketing been more misleading than it was for the new Dwayne Johnson vehicle “Hercules”. With trailers touting the legendary character of Hercules and his Twelve Labors from the Gods, which involved fighting several different monsters including a giant lion, a three headed hydra, and massive boar, most people stepping into the theater to see this film would have assumed this was a majority of the film, filled with CGI beasts and bulging muscles. 437 more words

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One Minute Review: Wish I Was Here (2014) [4.5]

WISH I WAS HERE // After a decade since his directorial debut, Zach Braff returns with his crowd-funded darling “Wish I Was Here”. Once again starring as lead, Braff trades in his college student naivety for a more weatherworn adult role, as Aidan Bloom, husband and father of two. 474 more words

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One Minute Review: Deliver Us From Evil (2014) [3.0]

DELIVER US FROM EVIL // Some day, hopefully soon, horror filmmakers will realize that certain tropes are not scary anymore. One of these tropes is checking under the bed. 364 more words

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