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$200 Reviews, #4: “Pain & Gain”

If you had told me four or five years years ago I would someday have an appreciation for the acting talents of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, I would have taken you to the nearest ER. Continue reading

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Review: “A Good Day to Die Hard”

        What do you get when you put a 25-year old action series, along with its aging protagonist, together with the director of “Max Payne” and “The Omen,” and the screenwriter of the notoriously incompetent “X-Men Origins: … Continue reading

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Day 11: J.J. Abrams is the Chosen One

I can’t tell you when, where or how old I was the first time I watched “Star Wars.” It was a long time ago. I can tell you I where I was when I first read the news that Lucasfilm … Continue reading

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Day 10: Review: “The Last Stand”

Synopsis:  The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. The last time Arnold Schwarzenegger head lined a … Continue reading

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Day 7: Zero Dark Thirty

About halfway through my viewing of Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” Friday night – a month after it started its limited run – I had a realization. I was watching ZDT, the film depicting the decade long hunt for Osama … Continue reading

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Day 4: My Night in Mobile

So I’ve already done more in my two nights in Mobile than I did in my entire trip here last year. Friday night I went to the Mobile Greyhound Park, a dog racing track about 10 miles outside of the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Well. Here we go. It’s a new year. 2013 to be exact.  The world didn’t end and the United States didn’t go over the fiscal cliff….right? I’m getting mixed signals on that one.  I haven’t made a post on here … Continue reading

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Red Wolf Review #4: Looper

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented – but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into … Continue reading

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 Red Wolf Reviews #3: “Dredd”

    Reboots have a reputation for being a sign that Hollywood is running out of ideas and will milk a property for every penny. Sometimes this can be true, but more often than not reboots tend to be fairly … Continue reading

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Red Wolf Review #2: ParaNorman

      Official Synopsis: In “ParaNorman,” a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the … Continue reading

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