'50 Shades' of Bleech ; 'Dirty Grandpa' Bad News

’50 Shades’ of Bleech ; ‘Dirty Grandpa’ Bad News

MOVIE REVIEW - "50 Shades of Black" MOVIE INFO This spoof from the Wayans Brothers parodies the ultra-popular novel/film series Fifty Shades of Grey. Rating: R (for strong crude sexual content including some graphic nudity, and for language throughout) Genre: Comedy ‘Fifty Shade

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'The Revenant' is Really that Good ; 'Benghazi' Offers Options

‘The Revenant’ is Really that Good ; ‘Benghazi’ Offers Options

MOVIE REVIEW - 'THE REVENANT' MOVIE INFO Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary ex

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'Concussion' Delivers a Blow ; 'The Big Short' : Study of Greed

‘Concussion’ Delivers a Blow ; ‘The Big Short’ : Study of Greed

Movie review - 'Concussion' MOVIE INFO Based on the true story of the doctor who discovered CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public. Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material including some disturbin

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“My All-American” ; “The 33”

Movie Review - 'My All-American' From Angelo Pizzo, the writer of RUDY and HOOSIERS, comes MY ALL AMERICAN - the true story of one of legendary UT Austin football Coach Darrell Royal's (Aaron Eckhart) most beloved players, Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock), an underdog who led his team to a c

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'No Escape

‘No Escape” Suspenseful and Borderline Racist? ; ‘We Are Your Friends’ – A Study in Intoxicants

MOVIE REVIEW - 'NO ESCAPE' MOVIE INFO An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically

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'Straight Outta Compton' Sugar Added ; 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' A Welcome Return

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Sugar Added ; ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ A Welcome Return

Movie Review 'Straight Outta Compton' MOVIE INFO In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave

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'Inside Out' May Be Summer Topper ; 'Dope' A Crowd Pleaser

‘Inside Out’ May Be Summer Topper ; ‘Dope’ A Crowd Pleaser

Movie Review - 'Inside Out' MOVIE INFO Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Le

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“SPY’ Features McCarthy at Her Best ; ‘San Andreas’ Has Many Faults

Movie Review - 'SPY' MOVIE INFO Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to

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'Pitch Perfect 2' Is Far From it ; 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Takes It to the Limit One More Time

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Is Far From it ; ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Takes It to the Limit One More Time

Movie Review - 'Pitch Perfect 2' MOVIE INFO Surprise hit Pitch Perfect gets sequelized in this Universal Pictures production once again scripted by Kay Cannon. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Rating: PG-13 (for innuendo and language) Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy Directed By:

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'Maggie' - Arnold Gets Serious ; '100 Year Old Man' - Picture a Swedish Forrest Gump

‘Maggie’ – Arnold Gets Serious ; ‘100 Year Old Man’ – Picture a Swedish Forrest Gump

Movie Review - 'Maggie' MOVIE INFO When a deadly zombie virus sweeps the nation, a father will stop at nothing to save his infected daughter in this post-apocalyptic thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin. Rating: PG-13 (for disturbing thematic material including bl

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New 'Avengers' Offering is Just What You'd Expect; 'Welcome to Me' Satire on Emptiness of Television

New ‘Avengers’ Offering is Just What You’d Expect; ‘Welcome to Me’ Satire on Emptiness of Television

Movie Review - ' Avengers ; Age of Ultron' MOVIE INFO When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle

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'Paul Blart' Severely Lacking in Laughs ; 'Unfriended' - An Internet Cyberbullying Spectacle

‘Paul Blart’ Severely Lacking in Laughs ; ‘Unfriended’ – An Internet Cyberbullying Spectacle

Movie Review - 'Paul Blart - Mall Cop 2' MOVIE INFO After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers.

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'Fast and Furious 7' Ridiculous But Touching; 'Cut Bank' Tries, But is No 'Fargo'

‘Fast and Furious 7’ Ridiculous But Touching; ‘Cut Bank’ Tries, But is No ‘Fargo’

  Movie Review - 'Fast and Furious 7' MOVIE INFO Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Fast & Furious 7. James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series th

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'The Gunman' Misses His Target ; 'Accidental Love' is One Bad Accident

‘The Gunman’ Misses His Target ; ‘Accidental Love’ is One Bad Accident

Movie Review - 'The Gunman' MOVIE INFO THE GUNMAN, the new action thriller from Pierre Morel, the director of Taken, stars Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance. Road Rating: R (for strong violence, language and some sexuality) Genre: Action & A

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'Cinderella' A Gorgeous Romance for Tweens ; 'Home Sweet Hell' is No Gone Girl

‘Cinderella’ A Gorgeous Romance for Tweens ; ‘Home Sweet Hell’ is No Gone Girl

Movie Review - 'Cinderella' MOVIE INFO Cate Blanchett stars in this new vision of the Cinderella tale from director Kenneth Branagh and the screenwriting team of Chris Weitz and Aline Brosh McKenna for Disney Pictures. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements) Gen

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