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Movie Review: Contagion (2011) The Long & Short of It

The short review: All human beings are selfish and will try to make a buck off of anything; the selfless will die unless immune. Oh, and wash your hands, cook your meat, and do not commit adultery. Thank you. A … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011)

Source Code is a movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a soldier who wakes up in another man’s body aboard a train that is going to explode…a lot. The premise of this movie is that some government group has discovered and … Continue reading

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The Social Network

Before the movie The Social Network began to get buzz in Hollywood ahead of its theatrical release, I’d never thought much about the kind of person/personality behind a site like Facebook. Once the movie began to generate the aforementioned buzz, … Continue reading

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For Colored Girls Review

This post has been a long time coming, partly because it took me a while to sort my feelings of the subject matter from my feelings about the actual movie. I posted in my other blog about how I felt … Continue reading

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The Crazies

Perhaps laying on my living room floor while recovering from an allergic reaction all by my lonesome wasn’t the best time to watch The Crazies. I should explain that though I’m crazy about scary movies, the really good ones that … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Madea’s Big Happy Family

People don’t cut Tyler Perry any slack. He’s known as the man that any Black (or African-American or whatever we are calling ourselves at that moment) person who wants to be seen as intellectual loves to hate. Why are all … Continue reading

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The Wedding Date & Why I Am Not A Critic

I’ve recently moved and have no cable or internet. Luckily, I own a LOT of movies. Unluckily, more than half of them currently reside in another state. Once the mad rush of moving was over, and I had two days … Continue reading

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The A-Team & the Power of Four

On thing I’ve noticed with character driven movies is a predisposition to have certain numbers of main characters to achieve certain results thematically or genre-wise. The characters break down along certain conventions as well. In movies with four main characters, like … Continue reading

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Rough Night: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) Review

I knew this movie was in trouble when they announced Robert Englund would not play Freddie Krueger for the first time in the iconic character’s history. In my mind, no one else can play that role. Add to that the … Continue reading

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Toy Story 3D

In Toy Story 3, Andy is all grown up and about to leave for college. He has, of course, stopped playing with Woody, Buzz, & all the other toys, leaving them to come up with ways to get his attention … Continue reading

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