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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (3 1/2 Stars)

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I am an unabashed fan of Peter Jackson’s work on The Lord of the Rings as well as the novels upon which they were based.   549 more words

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Trailer for Oblivion

This movie hasn’t really been on my radar, but I have to admit the trailer is pretty cool.

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Review: Killing Them Softly (2 1/2 stars)

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The trailer for Killing Them Softly is one of the better ones I’ve seen lately.  When Johnny Cash’s “The Man Comes Around” starts playing part way through I got me some of them chills.  610 more words

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Life of Pi (3 stars)

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It’s pretty hard to pin down what I think expect from Life of Pi.  I have not read, but am gennerally familiar with Yann Martel’s novel.   505 more words

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Lincoln (4 1/2 Stars)

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When I first heard that Steven Spielberg was filming a movie about Abraham Lincoln that would star Liam Neeson, I was pretty excited.  Spielberg is probably my favorite director, and Lincoln an awesome president who could use a good movie.   530 more words

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On the Star Warsiness of this Bears MNF disaster

I find myself watching my beloved Chicago Bears getting absolutely killed on Monday Night Football.  All of this sudden I find myself unable to believe that the 7-2 (soon to be 7-3) Bears are legit.   662 more words

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Review: Skyfall (3 1/2 Stars)

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Skyfall is definitely a movie I’ve been very highly anticipating.  I’m a lifelong Bond fan, and while it’s true that my views of the franchise have changed as I’ve aged, I can say for certain that the Daniel Craig reboot  341 more words

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