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    Selected Short Subject: “Fiddlesticks” (1927)
    “Fiddlesticks”Directed by Harry EdwardsCast: Harry Langdon, Vernon Dent, Anna Hernandez, Leo Sulky, Tiny WardReleased November 27, 1927. Running time: 21 minutes“Fiddlesticks,” the 44th film on the Mack Sennett Collection...
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    Chris Pratt gets Serious in First 'Jurassic World' Teaser Footage
    Next summer, Jurassic World will be open for business, and the teasers are already starting to stomp their way onto the Internet. A couple of days ago a teaser emerged on Universal's Spanish website and was quickly taken down, a good thing...
  • Ben Turpin
    Selected Short Subject: “The Pride of Pikeville” (1927)
    “The Pride of Pikeville”Directed by Alf GouldingCast: Ben Turpin, Thelma Hill, Andy Clyde, Ruth Hiatt, Stanley Blystone, Vernon Dent.Released: June 5, 1927. Running time: 20 minutesIt is certainly outrageous to cast cross-eyed Ben...
  • How To Train Your Dragon 2
    Now on Blu-Ray, 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' reminds us that we all get older
    While it is a rare occurrence, every once in a while, the sequel outshines the original. "How To Train Your Dragon 2" manages to build upon the charm of the original and tell and relevant and meaningful story that will impart great life...
  • 'Outland' is very good
    'Outland' is very good
    While some science fiction films offer up exotic creatures and unfamiliar challenges, others rely on depicting completely human characters grappling with familiar family and professional dilemmas, only in other times and environs. Currently fans...
  • The Hunger Games Mockingjay: Part 1
    Movie Review of "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1"
    I’m not really much into to this “Hunger Games” thing. I have not read the books and I do not walk around with a little mockingjay T-shirt on, but I have seen the movies; and I think I get it: Oppression, exploitation, the...
  • 'I Spit On Your Grave'
    'I Spit On Your Grave 2' (2013)
    "That's what I thought. For the first few days, I wished I was dead. Now I don't know." Finally, a realistic rape movie that shows things from the female point of view.A plain mid-western woman, whose average beauty leads her to...
  • 'Batman: Assault On Arkham' Soundtrack Album Review Music By Robert J. Kral
    "Batman: Assault On Arkham." Music By Robert J. Kral Soundtrack Album Review
    "Batman: Assault On Arkham." Music By Robert J. Kral Soundtrack Album ReviewLa-La Land Records/23 Tracks/Disc Time: 57:58Grade: C+The Batman films have been enjoying critical and box office success that at times has overshadowed its'...
  • "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" Music By Steve Jablonsky Soundtrack Album Review
    Transformers: Age Of Extinction Music By Steve Jablonsky Soundtrack Review
    Transformers: Age Of ExtinctionMusic By Steve Jablonsky Soundtrack Album Review La-La Land Records/23 Tracks/Disc Time: 77:50Grade: C+After a successful original trilogy that was started with an exciting and wonderful opening in 2007 which was...
  • 'Titan A.E.' Soundtrack Album Review Music By Graeme Revell
    "Titan A.E." Music By Graeme Revell Soundtrack Album Review
    "Titan A.E."Music By Graeme Revell Soundtrack Album ReviewLa-La Land Records/32 Tracks/Disc Time: 76:55 Grade: B-In 2000, Twentieth Century-Fox would release one of what would eventually be the very last hand drawn animated film for the...
  • Movie review: Oscar hopeful 'Foxcatcher' stays flat on the mat
    Movie review: Oscar hopeful 'Foxcatcher' stays flat on the mat
    "Foxcatcher"-- 3 starsWithout fail, every single year, I seem to findan Oscar contender and Oscar hopeful that is widelyheralded and loved by a vast majority of the big wig critics that ends up not measuring up in myeyes. There isalways...
  • AFI Fest 2014: 'August Winds'
    AFI Fest 2014: 'August Winds'
    Did you ever want to live the simple life on some relatively isolated beach? Gabriel Mascaro's narrative film first grabs our attention with beautiful scenery--the blue waters and the bikini-clad woman alone on a boat sunning herself.This...
  • SDAFF 2014: 'Limited Partnership'
    SDAFF 2014: 'Limited Partnership'
    Marriage and immigration. Objective or obstacle? In this documentary, "Limited Partnership," the objective is marriage, a marriage performed but not recognized by the government. The topic is timely and reminds us of just how far gay...
  • "Sin City: A Dame to Kill for" movie poster
    Blu-Ray Examination: 'Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill for'
    Second Chance ReviewSome things never change in Basin City.For a full review of the film while it was in theaters, click here.Its inhabitants live in a black and white world with dabs of color painted upon its canvas for points of emphasis and...
  • AFI Fest 2014/SDAFF 2014: 'Iron Ministry'
    AFI Fest 2014/SDAFF 2014: 'Iron Ministry'
    The title, "The Iron Ministry," makes this sound like this could be documentary about the political organization that runs the railroad but it is actually about what kind of sights you can see on a train in mainland China and the kind of...