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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
10:01 pm - "SPOTLIGHT" (2015) Review

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"SPOTLIGHT" (2015) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 2015 Best Picture Oscar winner, "SPOTLIGHT". The movie was co-written and directed by Thomas McCarthy.

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Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
6:20 pm - "CONDUCT UNBECOMING" (1975) Photo Gallery

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"CONDUCT UNBECOMING" (1975) Photo Gallery

Here is GALLERY featuring images from "CONDUCT UNBECOMING", the 1975 adaptation of Barry England's 1969 stage play. Directed by Michael Anderson, the movie starred Michael York, Stacy Keach, Richard Attenborough and Christopher Plummer.

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Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
12:58 pm - "THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS" (2017) Review

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"THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS" (2017) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS", the eighth installment in the FAST AND FURIOUS franchise. Directed by F. Gary Gray, the movie stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwyane Johnson and Charlize Theron.

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Sunday, June 18th, 2017
10:04 pm - “Comic Book Movies: Critical Hypocrisy”

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"COMIC BOOK MOVIES: CRITICAL HYPOCRISY"

I wrote this ARTICLE about critics' responses to both Marvel's Captain America movies and the recent D.C. Comics films.

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Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
5:59 pm - "WONDER WOMAN" (2017) Photo Gallery

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"WONDER WOMAN" (2017) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "WONDER WOMAN", the latest entry in the D.C. Comics Extended Universe (DCEU) series and sequel to "BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE". Directed by Patty Jenkins, the movie stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman aka Diana Prince.

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Saturday, June 10th, 2017
1:06 pm - "THE WOMAN HE LOVED" (1988) Photo Gallery

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"THE WOMAN HE LOVED" (1988) Photo Gallery

Here are some IMAGES from the 1988 television movie, "THE WOMAN HE LOVED". Directed by Charles Jarrott, the movie starred Jane Seymour and Anthony Andrews.

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Friday, June 9th, 2017
8:38 pm - "THE FIFTH ESTATE" (2013) Review

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"THE FIFTH ESTATE" (2013) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 2013 political thriller called "THE FIFTH ESTATE". Directed by Bill Condon, the movie starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Brühl.

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Thursday, June 8th, 2017
9:02 am - "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Review

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"THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1956 classic film, "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS". Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, the movie starred Charlton Heston, Yul Brenner, Anne Baxter and Yvonne DeCarlo.

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Sunday, June 4th, 2017
9:42 pm - "DEVIL AND THE DEEP" (1932) Review

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"DEVIL AND THE DEEP" (1932) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "DEVIL AND THE DEEP", the 1932 adaptation of Maurice Larrouy's 1927 novel, "Sirenes et Tritons". Directed by Marion Gering, the movie starred Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper and Charles Laughton.

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Thursday, June 1st, 2017
6:29 pm - "EVIL UNDER THE SUN" (2001) Photo Gallery

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"EVIL UNDER THE SUN" (2001) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "EVIL UNDER THE SUN", the 2001 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1941 novel. The movie starred David Suchet as Hercule Poirot.

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Saturday, May 27th, 2017
1:18 pm - "GOSFORD PARK" (2001) Photo Gallery

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"GOSFORD PARK" (2001) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 2001 Academy Award winner, "GOSFORD PARK". The movie was directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes.

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Monday, May 22nd, 2017
11:18 am - "FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM" (2016) Photo Gallery

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"FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM" (2016) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM", the loose 2016 adaptation of J.K. Rowling's 2001 book. Directed by David Yates, the movie starred Eddie Redmayne.

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Saturday, May 20th, 2017
9:03 am - "HIDDEN FIGURES" (2016) Review

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"HIDDEN FIGURES" (2016) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "HIDDEN FIGURES", the 2016 adaptation of Margot Lee Shetterly's 2016 book, "Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race". Directed by Theodore Melfi, the movie starred Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe.

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Friday, May 19th, 2017
11:42 pm - Moral Compass and the STAR WARS Fandom

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MORAL COMPASS AND STAR WARS FANDOM

I wrote this ARTICLE about STAR WARS fandom and moral ambiguity.

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Saturday, May 13th, 2017
9:26 am - "A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY" (1989) Photo Gallery

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"A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY" (1989) Image Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY", the 1989 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1964 novel. The movie starred Joan Hickson as Miss Jane Marple.

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Friday, May 12th, 2017
5:43 pm - "THE FIRST GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY" (1979) Photo Gallery

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"THE FIRST GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY" (1979) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "THE FIRST GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY", the 1979 adaptation of Michael Crichton's 1975 novel, "The Great Train Robbery". Written and directed by Crichton, the movie starred Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland and Lesley-Anne Down.

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
12:04 pm - "Irrelevant Bashing"

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"IRRELEVANT BASHING"

I wrote this ARTICLE about the current feud between the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films and those from the D.C. Comics’ D.C. Extended Universe (DCEU).

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Monday, May 8th, 2017
6:16 pm - "THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS" (2017) Photo Gallery

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"THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS" (2017) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS", the eighth entry in the FAST AND FURIOUS franchise. Directed by F. Gary Gray, the movie stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwyane Johnson and Charlize Theron.

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11:45 am - How To Figure Out Which New Movie Releases You're Most Likely To Enjoy
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During the Spring and Summer seasons many new summer films begin to hit the big screens all around the country. With such a wide and varying selection of films to see, how can you decide confidently where to spend your time and money? Here is how to figure out which new movie releases you're most likely to enjoy.

1. Know your own preferences

Many people blindly go to movies simply because it was recommended or a trailer looked appealing. However, taking some time for deeper analysis can reveal much about your own viewing habits and cause you to become a more thoughtful film appreciator. For example, what types of films do your friends enjoy? If they enjoy over the top action scenes and you don't, then it makes sense to take their opinions with a grain of salt if you don't particularly care for that genre.

2. Follow film directors and actors you enjoy

One way of making sure you see great movies is to follow film directors for previous flicks you enjoy. The styles, script choices, and directing tricks that cause you to enjoy one movie will usually follow over into other films created and directed by the same people. Stylistic decisions such as the lightness or darkness of the scenes, close ups, panning, and quickness of cut scenes can all contribute greatly to the enjoyment of a cinematic experience. This can occur with actors and actresses as well. Some performances can make or break a film and you are more likely to love and enjoy one film over the other based on careful casting decisions.

3. Check out online review sites

Today we can usually depend on movie reviewing websites to break down the pros and cons of a movie for us. While it is impossible to completely agree with every review due to our own varied preferences, learning to utilize critiques can enhance not only your appreciation for the nuances of movies, but your ability to discern which films you will enjoy over each other. With practice you can eventually understand the likes and dislikes of particular critics as well and based on their thumbs up or thumbs down, decide if a film is perfect for you. You may even come to learn that you love every film that a certain critic hates!

4. See movies with partners of similar taste

If all of the above seems too time consuming, try seeing films with people who have similar tastes as yourself. Not only will you be more likely to enjoy yourself, but you will be kept in the loop regarding films that you may end up falling in love with. Creating a network of friends with similar tastes will help ensure you only see films you enjoy.

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Sunday, May 7th, 2017
7:44 pm - "MY FELLOW AMERICANS" (1996) Review

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"MY FELLOW AMERICANS" (1996) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1996 political comedy, "MY FELLOW AMERICANS". Directed by Peter Segal, the movie starred Jack Lemmon and James Garner.

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