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reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). August 05, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero. Kick-Ass is about four very different people who take very different paths to become superheroes. With a few exceptions, they do provide some innovative fighting …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). August 13, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
   The concept of an average, every day comic book geek donning spandex attire and becoming a super-hero is one that I find quite interesting. I'm sure there are a few crazy people in the …
reviewed Princess Mononoke (1997 Japanese Anim.... January 27, 2003
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Princess Mononoke (Dub) (1999)
The artwork of this film is astonishing. Set primarily in the forests of ancient Japan, the scenery is lush with life, vivid with depth and detail. The scenery is in some cases so gorgeous it will take …
reviewed Hot Fuzz (2007). March 04, 2008
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Hot Fuzz (Widescreen Edition) (2007)
Officer Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is London's top police officer. He's the best at everything he does and in just a few years on the force has achieved more than the rest of the department put together. …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 19, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
At the start of "Kick-Ass," I couldn't help but feel somewhat excited, as I was introduced to the title character, who, when not dressed as a superhero, I found both engaging and amusing. While his thought …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 19, 2010
Kick Ass (Movie)
The main conceit of Kick Ass, the latest super hero film to grace the screens of cinemas across the country, is that it's set in the "real world". You know, the real world where someone trains an eleven-year-old …
reviewed Easy A. September 25, 2010
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Easy A
EASY A   Written by Bert V. Royal   Directed by Will Gluck   Starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes and Thomas Haden Church      Olive: I used …
reviewed Hot Fuzz (2007). May 24, 2008
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Hot Fuzz (Widescreen Edition) (2007)
Pros: A good flick with some interesting twists     Cons: Not hilarious like it was made out to be; excessive gore; long setup     The Bottom Line: It's not as …
reviewed Easy A. November 15, 2010
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Easy A
In the same vain of Clueless and 10 Things I Hate About You comes the retelling of the classic tale The Scarlet Letter.       Emma Stone stars as Olive, the high school girl who feels …
reviewed Easy A. November 24, 2010
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Easy A
      This is a story about the clicheic "I need to be awesome to be liked" dogma which has spread in almost any teenager since ever. Why we need that to be liked? Why we …
reviewed Easy A. December 31, 2010
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Easy A
      EASY A      This film turned out to be much better than I had expected to be honest, I knew it would be good but it was better than I thought. Still to be …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. December 14, 2011
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
Star Rating:         Are monsters born, or are they made? It’s obvious that Eva (Tilda Swinton) was ambivalent about her pregnancy, and by the time her son Kevin was …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. December 31, 2011
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN Written by Lynne Ramsay and Rory Kinnear Directed by Lynne Ramsay Starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilley and Ezra Miller   Dr. Foulkes: He’s a floppy little …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. January 20, 2012
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
            By Joan Alperin Schwartz      What would you do if you suspected that your six year old son was an evil sociopath?  (Are …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. September 21, 2012
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
Eva (Tilda Swinton) is a wife and mother who has just experienced the last in a series of shattering incidents. In flashbacks, we see her happy life change forever with the birth of her unusual son. From …
reviewed Ferris Bueller's Day Off. June 03, 2013
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
If I could give this movie more than a +5 rating I would. It's one of those movies you must see. Energetic, funny, genius, you cannot help but fall in love with this film. I recommend it to everyone. …
reviewed Pretty Little Liars. June 04, 2013
Pretty Little Liars
This show is about 4 girls who are threatened by an anonymous source known as 'A' after the murder of the 5th friend, Alison. This show keeps you on the edge of your seat and after an episode …
reviewed Hot Fuzz (2007). June 05, 2013
Hot Fuzz (Widescreen Edition) (2007)
   Simon Pegg plays a London police officer who is too good at his job. After making the other London police officers look bad, his boss decides to send him to a small town in the country side, …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). July 15, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
What Pompted You to write a Review?   I was prompted to write this review because never has any of the comic movies I have seen in the last 5 years or so have realistically resembled the …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). August 09, 2010
Kick Ass (Movie)
Kick-Ass is a cheesy fun comic book movie based on a "graphic novel" of the same name.  The story revolves around some goofy teenage (Aaron Johnson) who decides to become a real life superhero …
reviewed Easy A. October 10, 2010
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Easy A
It's easy to like a character, but it isn't often you come across one that you would want to actually be friends with, or maybe even wish you could be like. For me, such a character is Olive Penderghast …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 29, 2010
Kick Ass (Movie)
A friend invited me to see Kick Ass and I went knowing nothing about the movie besides it was a comedy.  I love seeing movies that way.      I was drawn into the plot until the …
reviewed Ferris Bueller's Day Off. March 14, 2009
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
I dare anyone to watch this movie and NOT be amused at some point.  "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" is John Hughes' quintessential classic 80s teen flick. Shot on location in Chicago and several …
reviewed Howl's Moving Castle (movie). May 17, 2009
Howl's Moving Castle
Still hard for me to believe that the man who, while on the set for Terminator Salvation, dropped enough F-Bombs to defeat the Germans in World War II is the same man doing the voice of Howl. But such …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). July 15, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
As a comic nerd, i'm always skeptical of how a movie will represent the source material. When it came to Kick-Ass, the movie was arriving in theaters when only 6 issues had been in stores. What are …
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