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  • ‘Super 8’ Review

    ‘Super 8’ Review

    With ‘Super 8’, J.J. Abrams pays homage to kid adventure and sci-fi mystery films of the ’70s and ’80s. But is the movie everything that viewers hope or expect it to be?

    (88) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Bridesmaids’ Review

    ‘Bridesmaids’ Review

    Is ‘Bridesmaids’ a chick flick targeted at men? Or is it a raunchy R-rated comedy aimed at women? The answer is: It’s both.

    (87) by Vic Holtreman
  • ‘The Greatest Movie Ever Sold’ Review

    ‘The Greatest Movie Ever Sold’ Review

    ‘POM Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold’ is one of the smartest, most twisted and fun documentaries in years.

    (41) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Hanna’ Review

    ‘Hanna’ Review

    ‘Hanna’ re-imagines the classic princess fairytale as a spy-action odyssey, which is bolstered by a great cast, stylish direction, and a thumping soundtrack by The Chemical Brothers.

    (47) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Review

    ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Review

    Matthew McConaughey does a fine job in legal thriller ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ – an overall solid and entertaining film.

    (21) by Vic Holtreman
  • The Adjustment Bureau Review

    The Adjustment Bureau Review

    ‘The Adjustment Bureau’ is not an ‘Inception’-style thriller as its ads suggest, but its blend of romance, humor, and contemplative science-fiction make for a very enjoyable movie.

    (40) by Rob Frappier
  • True Grit Review

    True Grit Review

    ‘True Grit’ stands as a testament to the fact that apparently it IS possible to produce an excellent remake of a classic and beloved film.

    (92) by Vic Holtreman
  • ‘Unstoppable’ Review

    ‘Unstoppable’ Review

    With the help of Chris Pine and Denzel Washington, director Tony Scott once again tackles drama on a train with a retro vibe in ‘Unstoppable.’

    (40) by Vic Holtreman
  • 127 Hours Review

    127 Hours Review

    Danny Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ stars James Franco in the gripping real-life account of climber Aron Ralston’s struggle to survive after his arm is trapped under a boulder.

    (23) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Hereafter’ Review

    ‘Hereafter’ Review

    ‘Hereafter’ may not be the sci-fi drama that some moviegoers were expecting – but it’s a worthy character drama with great performances that address life’s greatest mystery.

    (94) by Ben Kendrick
  • Paranormal Activity 2 Review

    Paranormal Activity 2 Review

    While ‘Paranormal Activity 2’ is in many ways similar to the first film, it doesn’t just go through the motions with a different set of people – and manages to feel different while also feeling familiar.

    (207) by Vic Holtreman
  • Secretariat Review

    Secretariat Review

    Does ‘Secretariat’ have the horse power to deliver a compelling film even though audiences already know the ending? Check out our review and find out.

    (36) by Paul Young
  • Buried Review

    Buried Review

    Director Rodrigo Cortés and star Ryan Reynolds have delivered one of the most ambitious concept films of the year. But does ‘Buried’ get mired under the weight of those ambitions?

    (80) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Inside Job’ Review

    ‘Inside Job’ Review

    ‘Inside Job’ is a documentary that every American should watch – a film that pierces the veil of partisan politics to examine the root causes of the 2008 global economic crisis.

    (12) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Town’ Review

    ‘The Town’ Review

    ‘The Town’ is a must-see crime thriller which proves yet again that Ben Affleck is a talented director who is somewhere on the verge of greatness.

    (55) by Kofi Outlaw
  • I’m Still Here Review

    I’m Still Here Review

    I’m Still Here is an unpredictable descent into madness that will keep you captivated. Whether it is real or not is beside the point.

    (27) by Mike Eisenberg
  • Toy Story 3 Review

    Toy Story 3 Review

    ‘Toy Story 3’ is a funny, touching and most excellent farewell to the characters we’ve come to know and love.

    (83) by Vic Holtreman
  • The A-Team Review

    The A-Team Review

    So is ‘The A-Team’ another Summer 2010 movie dud, or the escapist popcorn movie you’ve been craving? Read on and find out…

    (84) by Vic Holtreman
  • ‘Splice’ Review

    ‘Splice’ Review

    While it’s certainly not for everyone, ‘Splice’ is the creepiest movie to come out so far this year – and one of the better ones as well.

    (68) by Vic Holtreman
  • [REC] 2 Review

    [REC] 2 Review

    Although ‘[REC] 2’ isn’t as good as the first film, it’s still a well-made, often terrifying and always suspenseful horror film you should definitely check out.

    (12) by Ross Miller
  • Kick-Ass Review

    Kick-Ass Review

    You’re going to be hearing this over and over for months to come, but Kick-Ass simply kicks ass. ‘Nuff said.

    (81) by Kofi Outlaw
  • How to Train Your Dragon Review

    How to Train Your Dragon Review

    How to Train Your Dragon is family-friendly, funny, touching, entertaining, and may be the best animated film Dreamworks has made to date.

    (60) by Vic Holtreman
  • ‘The Crazies’ Review

    ‘The Crazies’ Review

    Is ‘The Crazies’ just another schlock horror movie – or something really worth checking out? Find out here…

    (33) by Vic Holtreman
  • Avatar Review

    Avatar Review

    Does James Cameron’s Avatar movie live up to all the hype and expectations? We’ll tell you.

    (328) by Vic Holtreman
  • Up In The Air Review

    Up In The Air Review

    Up In The Air is a well-crafted and very timely piece of cinema. A sure contender in the coming Awards Season.

    (25) by Kofi Outlaw