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    Movie Review: DRAFT DAY with link to video

    Movie Review: DRAFT DAY with link to video

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:50:11 GMT
    http://youtu.be/5GQdVOtzPrkKevin Costner plays the General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in the new movie, DRAFT DAY, a film so entertaining that even people who aren't football fans are likely to enjoyMore >>
    http://youtu.be/5GQdVOtzPrk Kevin Costner plays the General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in the new movie, DRAFT DAY, a film so entertaining that even non-football fans are likely to enjoy it....
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    Movie Review: DRAFT DAY

    Movie Review: DRAFT DAY

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:11:01 GMT
    Kevin Costner plays the General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in the new movie, DRAFT DAY, a film so entertaining that even people who aren't football fans are likely to enjoy it. Costner is an old pro,More >>
    Kevin Costner plays the General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in the new movie, DRAFT DAY, a film so entertaining that even people who aren't football fans are likely to enjoy it...
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    Movie Review: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

    Movie Review: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:20:32 GMT
    You might think that a movie called THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL was some kind of European art film, but it's actually a very funny comedy made in Germany by an American born in Texas, the eccentric director,More >>
    You might think that a movie called THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL was some kind of European art film, but it's actually a very funny comedy made in Germany by an American born in Texas....More >>
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    Movie Review: DIVERGENT

    Movie Review: DIVERGENT

    Sunday, April 6 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-06 19:10:30 GMT
    Action-adventure movies, featuring young women as heroines are big in Hollywood nowadays. The newest example, DIVERGENT, stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James.Woodley, the young actress who also starredMore >>
    Action-adventure movies, featuring young women as heroines are big in Hollywood nowadays. The newest example, DIVERGENT, stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE WIND RISES

    Movie Review: THE WIND RISES

    Sunday, March 9 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-03-09 20:25:07 GMT
    THE WIND RISES is an Oscar nominated feature film animation from Hayao Miyazaki,  the filmmaker who won an Academy Award for SPRIRITED AWAY. But THE WIND RISES is aimed at adults, not children.    AndMore >>
    THE WIND RISES is an Oscar nominated feature film animation from Hayao Miyazaki,  the filmmaker who won an Academy Award for SPRIRITED AWAY. But THE WIND RISES is aimed at adults, not children...
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    Movie Review: THE PAST

    Movie Review: THE PAST

    Sunday, March 2 2014 3:19 PM EST2014-03-02 20:19:02 GMT
    THE PAST is an Iranian film from director Asghar Farhadi, whose last film, A SEPARATION, won the Oscar last year for Best Foreign Film.I think THE PAST is the better film. It's an absorbing family dramaMore >>
    THE PAST is an Iranian film from director Asghar Farhadi, whose last film, A SEPARATION, won the Oscar last year for Best Foreign Film.I think THE PAST is the better film. It's an absorbing family drama...More >>
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    Movie Review: ABOUT LAST NIGHT

    Movie Review: ABOUT LAST NIGHT

    Sunday, February 23 2014 3:22 PM EST2014-02-23 20:22:49 GMT
    The new movie, ABOUT LAST NIGHT, is a remake of a 1986 movie that was the first screen version of David Mamet's 1974 play called SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO. I wish someone had just filmed the play.ThisMore >>
    The new movie, ABOUT LAST NIGHT, is a remake of a 1986 movie that was the first screen version of David Mamet's 1974 play called SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO. I wish someone had just filmed the play.ThisMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE MONUMENTS MEN and THE LEGO MOVIE

    Movie Review: THE MONUMENTS MEN and THE LEGO MOVIE

    Sunday, February 16 2014 2:33 PM EST2014-02-16 19:33:15 GMT
    THE MONUMENTS MEN is based on the true story of seven World War II art experts whose mission was to find and protect millions of art works stolen by the Nazis.It's a great subject for a movie, but theMore >>
    THE MONUMENTS MEN is based on the true story of seven World War II art experts whose mission was to find and protect millions of art works stolen by the Nazis.It's a great subject for a movie, but theMore >>
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    Movie Review: LABOR DAY

    Movie Review: LABOR DAY

    Sunday, February 9 2014 5:12 PM EST2014-02-09 22:12:55 GMT
    Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in LABOR DAY, a new movie that hasn't done well with a majority of the nation's critics, but I think they're wrong.The film is a sweet and touching story of unexpectedMore >>
    Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in LABOR DAY, a new movie that hasn't done well with a majority of the nation's critics, but I think they're wrong.The film is a sweet and touching story....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE INVISIBLE WOMAN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

    Movie Review: THE INVISIBLE WOMAN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

    Sunday, February 2 2014 3:12 AM EST2014-02-02 08:12:16 GMT
    Movie actors have a lot to do with the success or failure of the films they star in.This week I want to talk about three actresses whose performances make up for flaws in their new films.     Meryl StreepMore >>
    Movie actors have a lot to do with the success or failure of the films they star in.This week I want to talk about three actresses whose performances make up for flaws in their new films...
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    Movie Review: THE GREAT BEAUTY

    Movie Review: THE GREAT BEAUTY

    Sunday, January 26 2014 3:33 PM EST2014-01-26 20:33:43 GMT
    The Italian film, THE GREAT BEAUTY, has earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Film, and chances are good that it will take home that Oscar.It's a haunting and beautiful movie with gorgeousMore >>
    The Italian film, THE GREAT BEAUTY, has earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Film, and chances are good that it will take home that Oscar.It's a haunting and beautiful movie....More >>
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    Movie Review: HER

    Movie Review: HER

    Sunday, January 19 2014 5:01 PM EST2014-01-19 22:01:40 GMT
    The new movie called HER stars Joaquin Phoenix and just the voice of Scarlett Johansson.       If you're looking for something out of the ordinary, this is the film to see.     These days many of us spendMore >>
    The new movie called HER stars Joaquin Phoenix and just the voice of Scarlett Johansson. If you're looking for something out of the ordinary, this is the film to see....
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    Movie Review: ANCHORMAN 2 and THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

    Movie Review: ANCHORMAN 2 and THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

    Sunday, January 12 2014 3:12 PM EST2014-01-12 20:12:56 GMT
    It's been nine years since Will Ferrell created the character of Ron Burgundy, a clueless anchorman who cares more about the condition of his hair than the content of his newscasts in ANCHORMAN 2: THEMore >>
    It's been nine years since Will Ferrell created the character of Ron Burgundy, a clueless anchorman who cares more about the condition of his hair than the content of his newscasts in ANCHORMAN 2...
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    Movie Review: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

    Movie Review: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

    Sunday, January 5 2014 1:39 PM EST2014-01-05 18:39:47 GMT
    THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (directed by Martin Scorsese) is a dark comedy based on the autobiography of a complete scoundrel, a crooked stock trader who bilked investors out of more than a hundred millionMore >>
    THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (directed by Martin Scorsese) is a dark comedy based on the autobiography of a complete scoundrel, a crooked stock trader who bilked investors out of ...More >>
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    Movie Review: The top 20 films of 2013

    Movie Review: The top 20 films of 2013

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 11:49 PM EST2014-01-02 04:49:07 GMT
    2013 was a very good year for movies. Below you'll find my twenty favorite films of the year:THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES is an exciting and powerful drama. It's well acted and well shot, and it has a lotMore >>
    2013 was a very good year for movies. Below you'll find my twenty favorite films of the year:
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    Movie Review: AMERICAN HUSTLE

    Movie Review: AMERICAN HUSTLE

    Sunday, December 29 2013 3:58 PM EST2013-12-29 20:58:32 GMT
    AMERICAN HUSTLE is a highly entertaining screwball comedy about small time east coast hustlers in 1978.Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence headline a talented cast of charactersMore >>
    AMERICAN HUSTLE is a highly entertaining screwball comedy about small time east coast hustlers in 1978.Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence headline a talented cast...
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    Movie Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (with link to VIDEO REVIEW)

    Movie Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (with link to VIDEO REVIEW)

    Sunday, December 22 2013 4:41 PM EST2013-12-22 21:41:32 GMT
    The new movie, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, is latest work from Joel and Ethan Coen, the filmmaking brothers who gave us FARGO and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. It's a really good film about a fairly unlikable guy. TheMore >>
    The new movie, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, is latest work from Joel and Ethan Coen, the filmmaking brothers who gave us FARGO and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. It's a really good film about a fairly unlikable guy...
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    Movie Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

    Movie Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

    Sunday, December 22 2013 3:55 PM EST2013-12-22 20:55:18 GMT
    The new movie, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, is latest work from Joel and Ethan Coen, the filmmaking brothers who gave us FARGO and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. It's a really good film about a fairly unlikable guy. TheMore >>
    The new movie, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, is latest work from Joel and Ethan Coen, the filmmaking brothers who gave us FARGO and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. It's a really good film about a fairly unlikable guy...More >>
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    Movie Review: NEBRASKA

    Movie Review: NEBRASKA

    Sunday, December 15 2013 2:04 AM EST2013-12-15 07:04:03 GMT
    Director Alexander Payne follow up THE DESCENDANTS, his hit film set in Hawaii with NEBRASKA, another comedy-drama, this one shot in the state where he grew up. NEBRASKA is a bittersweet film about a cranky,More >>
    Director Alexander Payne follow up THE DESCENDANTS, his hit film set in Hawaii with NEBRASKA, another comedy-drama, this one shot in the state where he grew up. NEBRASKA is a bittersweet film.... 
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    Movie Review: PHILOMENA

    Movie Review: PHILOMENA

    Sunday, December 8 2013 11:22 AM EST2013-12-08 16:22:10 GMT
    PHILOMENA is based on the true story of an elderly Irish woman who went searching for the son she was forced to give up for adoption 50 years before. The movie is touching and funny, wise and unforgettable,More >>
    PHILOMENA is based on the true story of an elderly Irish woman who went searching for the son she was forced to give up for adoption 50 years before. The movie is touching and funny, wise and unforgettable...More >>
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    Movie Review: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

    Movie Review: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

    Sunday, December 1 2013 1:19 PM EST2013-12-01 18:19:28 GMT
    Matthew Mcconaughey gives one of the best performances of the year in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, a drama based on the true story of a Texas cowboy who took treatment into his own hands after being diagnosed withMore >>
    Matthew Mcconaughey gives one of the best performances of the year in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, a drama based on the true story of a Texas cowboy who took treatment into his own hands...More >>
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    Movie Review: BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

    Movie Review: BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

    Sunday, November 24 2013 1:48 PM EST2013-11-24 18:48:04 GMT
    Director Steven Spielberg led the jury that named BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR the best film at this year's Cannes Film Festival. But I don't consider it a masterpiece.Instead, it's a well acted coming-of-ageMore >>
    Director Steven Spielberg led the jury that named BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR the best film at this year's Cannes Film Festival. But I don't consider it a masterpiece.Instead, it's a well acted coming-of-ageMore >>
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    Movie Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

    Movie Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

    Sunday, November 17 2013 7:41 PM EST2013-11-18 00:41:48 GMT
    12 YEARS A SLAVE  is based on the book of the same name by Solomon Northup, a free black man in the state of New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. (The book is available on Kindle forMore >>
    12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on the book of the same name by Solomon Northup, a free black man in the state of New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841....
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    Movie Review: LAST VEGAS

    Movie Review: LAST VEGAS

    Sunday, November 10 2013 5:52 PM EST2013-11-10 22:52:47 GMT
    Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline are old pros, and all of them are adept at the funny business of playing old fools in this enjoyable comedy-drama about four geezersMore >>
    Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline are old pros, and all of them are adept at the funny business of playing old fools in this enjoyable comedy-drama....
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    Movie Review: THE COUNSELOR

    Movie Review: THE COUNSELOR

    Sunday, November 3 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-11-03 20:59:36 GMT
    The new movie called THE COUNSELOR hasn't done well with critics even though it's got a high powered cast including Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz; a renowned director (Ridley Scott); and aMore >>
    The new movie called THE COUNSELOR hasn't done well with critics even though it's got a high powered cast including Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz; a renowned director....
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    Movie Review: THE FIFTH ESTATE

    Movie Review: THE FIFTH ESTATE

    Sunday, October 27 2013 6:42 PM EDT2013-10-27 22:42:45 GMT
    THE FIFTH ESTATE is a flawed but fascinating glimpse into the life of Julian Assange, the infamous hacker (WikiLeaks) who has exposed so much government wrong doing and corporate corruption.The film presentsMore >>
    THE FIFTH ESTATE is a flawed but fascinating glimpse into the life of Julian Assange, the infamous hacker (WikiLeaks) who has exposed so much government wrong doing and corporate corruption....
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    Movie Review: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

    Movie Review: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

    Sunday, October 20 2013 5:45 PM EDT2013-10-20 21:45:56 GMT
    CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is a tense, exciting, realistic movie that's based on a true story about the hijacking of an American cargo ship off the coast of Somalia in 2009.Tom Hanks deserves an Oscar nominationMore >>
    CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is a tense, exciting, realistic movie that's based on a true story about the hijacking of an American cargo ship off the coast of Somalia in 2009. Tom Hanks deserves an Oscar nominationMore >>
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    HIFF UPDATE

    HIFF UPDATE

    Sunday, October 13 2013 3:24 PM EDT2013-10-13 19:24:29 GMT
    THE HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OPENED THIS WEEKEND IN HONOLULU.      OVER 200 FILMS WILL BE SHOWN OVER THE NEXT EIGHT DAYS.      THE BEST WAY TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE MOVIES, SEMINARS, AND WORKSHOPSMore >>
    THE HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OPENED THIS WEEKEND IN HONOLULU.      OVER 200 FILMS WILL BE SHOWN OVER THE NEXT EIGHT DAYS....
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    Movie Review: GRAVITY

    Movie Review: GRAVITY

    Sunday, October 13 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-10-13 19:10:53 GMT
    GRAVITY is a simple, well acted, very powerful story about an astronaut's struggle to survive after a disastrous accident in outer space.But director Alfonso Cuaron increases the intensity of the grippingMore >>
    GRAVITY is a simple, well acted, very powerful story about an astronaut's struggle to survive after a disastrous accident in outer space. But director Alfonso Cuaron increases the intensity of the gripping...More >>
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    Movie Review: DON JON and ENOUGH SAID

    Movie Review: DON JON and ENOUGH SAID

    Sunday, October 6 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-10-06 18:43:44 GMT
    DON JON is a funny and insightful romantic comedy about the relationship between a guy who watches too much pornography and a girl who watches too many romantic Hollywood movies.Scarlett Johansson: You'reMore >>
    DON JON is a funny and insightful romantic comedy about the relationship between a guy who watches too much pornography and a girl who watches too many romantic Hollywood movies...
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    Movie Review: PRISONERS

    Movie Review: PRISONERS

    Sunday, September 29 2013 1:19 PM EDT2013-09-29 17:19:35 GMT
    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gwyllenhall star in PRISONERS, a dark, compelling, very well acted thriller about the abduction of two little girls.  The movie is exciting, suspenseful, even harrowing; and it keepsMore >>
    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gwyllenhall star in PRISONERS, a dark, compelling, very well acted thriller about the abduction of two little girls.  The movie is exciting, suspenseful, even harrowing; and it keepsMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE WORLD'S END and WE'RE THE MILLERS

    Movie Review: THE WORLD'S END and WE'RE THE MILLERS

    Sunday, September 22 2013 4:34 PM EDT2013-09-22 20:34:30 GMT
    I agree with the old saying that "tragedy is easy; comedy is hard." For too many comedies, you have to check your brain at the door and just accept that some of the humor will work and some of it won't.More >>
    I agree with the old saying that "tragedy is easy; comedy is hard." For too many comedies, you have to check your brain at the door and just accept that some of the humor will work and some of it won't.More >>
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    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12 (video link)

    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12 (video link)

    Sunday, September 15 2013 2:29 PM EDT2013-09-15 18:29:30 GMT
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12,  a reallyMore >>
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12...More >>
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    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12

    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12

    Sunday, September 15 2013 12:18 AM EDT2013-09-15 04:18:55 GMT
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12,  a reallyMore >>
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12....More >>
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    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12

    Movie Review: SHORT TERM 12

    Sunday, September 15 2013 12:14 AM EDT2013-09-15 04:14:04 GMT
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12,  a reallyMore >>
    Writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton got his start in community television on Maui before going on to film school in California.  Now, in this thirties, the filmmaker has created SHORT TERM 12,  a reallyMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE SPECTACULAR NOW

    Movie Review: THE SPECTACULAR NOW

    Sunday, September 8 2013 8:50 PM EDT2013-09-09 00:50:34 GMT
    THE SPECTACULAR NOW is an honest, heartfelt, and wonderfully acted story of first love. The couple is a fun loving, popular boy and a shy, serious girl.It was written by the same two screenwriters whoMore >>
    THE SPECTACULAR NOW is an honest, heartfelt, and wonderfully acted story of first love. The couple is a fun loving, popular boy and a shy, serious girl....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE BUTLER

    Movie Review: THE BUTLER

    Monday, August 26 2013 5:08 PM EDT2013-08-26 21:08:19 GMT
    THE BUTLERTHE BUTLER tells the history of the civil rights movement as seen through the life of a White House butler who served eight Presidents from Truman to Reagan.Inspired by a true story, THE BUTLERMore >>
    THE BUTLERTHE BUTLER tells the history of the civil rights movement as seen through the life of a White House butler who served eight Presidents from Truman to Reagan.Inspired by a true story....More >>
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    Movie Review: BLUE JASMINE and ELYSIUM (with link to video)

    Movie Review: BLUE JASMINE and ELYSIUM (with link to video)

    Sunday, August 18 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-08-18 21:12:17 GMT
    http://youtu.be/o5i8QiTwLzcWoody Allen's BLUE JASMINE is a good movie with a great, Oscar worthy performance by Cate Blanchett who stars as a Park Avenue wife who's reduced to poverty when it turns outMore >>
    http://youtu.be/o5i8QiTwLzcWoody Allen's BLUE JASMINE is a good movie with a great, Oscar worthy performance by Cate Blanchett who stars as a Park Avenue wife who's reduced to poverty when ....More >>
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    Movie Review: BLUE JASMNE and ELYSIUM

    Movie Review: BLUE JASMNE and ELYSIUM

    Sunday, August 18 2013 4:33 PM EDT2013-08-18 20:33:25 GMT
    Woody Allen's BLUE JASMINE is a good movie with a great, Oscar worthy performance by Cate Blanchett who stars as a Park Avenue wife who's reduced to poverty when it turns out her rich wall street husbandMore >>
    Woody Allen's BLUE JASMINE is a good movie with a great, Oscar worthy performance by Cate Blanchett who stars as a Park Avenue wife who's reduced to poverty when....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE ATTACK and RED 2

    Movie Review: THE ATTACK and RED 2

    Sunday, August 11 2013 1:40 PM EDT2013-08-11 17:40:09 GMT
    A double feature review this week: a likely nominee for Best Foreign Film, and a Hollywood comedy that's strictly for laughs. RED 2 is a very funny sequel to the 2010 action-comedy that stars aging HollywoodMore >>
    A double feature review this week: a likely nominee for Best Foreign Film, and a Hollywood comedy that's strictly for laughs...
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    Movie Review: FRUITVALE STATION

    Movie Review: FRUITVALE STATION

    Saturday, August 3 2013 11:30 PM EDT2013-08-04 03:30:09 GMT
    On New Year's Eve 2008, an unarmed 22 year old African American man was shot and killed by a white police officer at a BART station in Oakland, CA. That tragic incident is the basis for a powerful dramaticMore >>
    On New Year's Eve 2008, an unarmed 22 year old African American man was shot and killed by a white police officer at a BART station in Oakland, CA. That tragic incident is the basis for a powerful dramaticMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE WAY WAY BACK

    Movie Review: THE WAY WAY BACK

    Sunday, July 28 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-07-28 18:10:57 GMT
    THE WAY WAY BACK is a crowd pleasing coming-of-age movie about a fourteen year old boy who's forced to spend the summer at the beach house of his mother's obnoxious boyfriend. It's funny; it's touching;More >>
    THE WAY WAY BACK is a crowd pleasing coming-of-age movie about a fourteen year old boy who's forced to spend the summer at the beach house of his mother's obnoxious boyfriend. It's funny; it's touching;More >>
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    Movie Review: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM

    Movie Review: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM

    Sunday, July 21 2013 12:26 AM EDT2013-07-21 04:26:50 GMT
    20 FEET FROM STARDOM focuses on the nearly anonymous African American women who sing backup for some of  the biggest stars in the music business.         It's a  creative and crowd pleasing documentaryMore >>
    20 FEET FROM STARDOM focuses on the nearly anonymous African American women who sing backup for some of  the biggest stars in the music business. It's a  creative and crowd pleasing documentary...More >>
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    Movie Review: WHAT MAISIE KNEW

    Movie Review: WHAT MAISIE KNEW

    Sunday, July 14 2013 3:49 PM EDT2013-07-14 19:49:58 GMT
    WHAT MAISIE KNEW is a polished and highly satisfying film about a little girl whose self-centered parents get a divorce and then wage an ongoing battle over who will get custody of their daughter.More >>
    WHAT MAISIE KNEW is a polished and highly satisfying film about a little girl whose self-centered parents get a divorce and then wage an ongoing battle over who will get custody of their daughter.More >>
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    Movie Review: THE EAST

    Movie Review: THE EAST

    Sunday, July 7 2013 4:15 PM EDT2013-07-07 20:15:51 GMT
    You may not yet know about actress and writer, Brit Marling, but she's a rising Hollywood star who has co-written the three movies that she's starred in. Brit is a graduate of Georgetown University, whoMore >>
    You may not yet know about actress and writer, Brit Marling, but she's a rising Hollywood star who has co-written the three movies that she's starred in....More >>
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    Movie Review: WORLD WAR Z

    Movie Review: WORLD WAR Z

    Sunday, June 30 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-06-30 20:07:20 GMT
    WORLD WAR Z isn't as good as it should be nor is it as bad as it could have been.There's lots of suspense, plenty of thrills, some decent acting and, of course, a world wide epidemic of zombies that threatensMore >>
    WORLD WAR Z isn't as good as it should be nor is it as bad as it could have been.There's lots of suspense, plenty of thrills, some decent acting and, of course, a world wide epidemic of zombies....More >>
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    Movie Review: BEFORE MIDNIGHT

    Movie Review: BEFORE MIDNIGHT

    Sunday, June 23 2013 4:58 PM EDT2013-06-23 20:58:29 GMT
    There aren't many good movies about long term relationships, but BEFORE MIDNIGHT is one of them. The movie stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as a couple in their early forties.And it's the third film inMore >>
    There aren't many good movies about long term relationships, but BEFORE MIDNIGHT is one of them. The movie stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as a couple in their early forties...
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    Movie Review: BEFORE MIDNIGHT

    Movie Review: BEFORE MIDNIGHT

    Sunday, June 23 2013 4:53 PM EDT2013-06-23 20:53:14 GMT
    There aren't many good movies about long term relationships, but BEFORE MIDNIGHT is one of them. The movie stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as a couple in their early forties.And it's the third film inMore >>
    There aren't many good movies about long term relationships, but BEFORE MIDNIGHT is one of them. The movie stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as a couple in their early forties.And it's the third film inMore >>
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    Movie Review: STORIES WE TELL and THIS IS THE END

    Movie Review: STORIES WE TELL and THIS IS THE END

    Sunday, June 16 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-06-16 21:32:51 GMT
    Two new movies worth seeing this week: STORIES WE TELL and THIS IS THE ENDSTORIES WE TELL IS  a fascinating documentary by the Canadian actress and director Sarah Polley who turns the camera on her ownMore >>
    Two new movies worth seeing this week: STORIES WE TELL and THIS IS THE ENDSTORIES WE TELL IS  a fascinating documentary by the Canadian actress and director Sarah Polley who turns the camera on her ownMore >>
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    Movie Review: FRANCES HA

    Movie Review: FRANCES HA

    Sunday, June 9 2013 8:45 PM EDT2013-06-10 00:45:50 GMT
    If you're looking for an alternative to all the typical Hollywood summer movies, I recommend FRANCES HA, a delightful comedy/drama about a 27 year old woman who's not quite ready to be an adult.FeaturingMore >>
    If you're looking for an alternative to all the typical Hollywood summer movies, I recommend FRANCES HA, a delightful comedy/drama about a 27 year old woman who's not quite ready to be an adult...
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    Movie Review: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS and GEOGRAPHY CLUB

    Movie Review: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS and GEOGRAPHY CLUB

    Sunday, June 2 2013 12:30 AM EDT2013-06-02 04:30:48 GMT
    STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS is getting the best reviews of all the early season blockbuster films, and I can see why.      The cinematography looks great; the familiar characters are well acted, and the ratherMore >>
    STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS is getting the best reviews of all the early season blockbuster films, and I can see why.      The cinematography looks great; the familiar characters are well acted, and...More >>
  • Terry

    Movie Review: THE GREAT GATSBY

    Movie Review: THE GREAT GATSBY

    Sunday, May 19 2013 9:54 AM EDT2013-05-19 13:54:41 GMT
    I didn't expect to like THE GREAT GATSBY because I've read so much negative press about the razzle dazzle treatment given to the movie by Australian director Baz Luhrmann. But his movie really does captureMore >>
    I didn't expect to like THE GREAT GATSBY because I've read so much negative press about the razzle dazzle treatment given to the movie by Australian director Baz Luhrmann. But his movie really does captureMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: IRON MAN 3

    Movie Review: IRON MAN 3

    Sunday, May 12 2013 4:25 PM EDT2013-05-12 20:25:49 GMT
    IRON MAN 3 is an early season blockbuster that has already earned over 800 million dollars world wide. But I can give it only a mixed review.For me, the main reason to see IRON MAN 3 is Robert Downey Jr.More >>
    IRON MAN 3 is an early season blockbuster that has already earned over 800 million dollars world wide. But I can give it only a mixed review.For me, the main reason to see IRON MAN 3 is Robert Downey Jr.More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: MUD

    Movie Review: MUD

    Sunday, May 5 2013 3:54 PM EDT2013-05-05 19:54:10 GMT
    Matthew McConaughey gives an Oscar worthy performance in MUD, a strong southern drama about the nature of love.  His character's actual name is Mud, a desperate romantic, hiding out on an island in theMore >>
    Matthew McConaughey gives an Oscar worthy performance in MUD, a strong southern drama about the nature of love.  His character's actual name is Mud, a desperate romantic, hiding out on an island...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: STORM SURFERS 3D, GRACELAND, 56 UP

    Movie Review: STORM SURFERS 3D, GRACELAND, 56 UP

    Sunday, April 28 2013 6:04 PM EDT2013-04-28 22:04:20 GMT
    There are more than half a dozen new movies worth seeing this weekend. Here are brief reviews of three of them.         STORM SURFERS 3D is unique for a couple of reasons. First, there's the thrillingMore >>
    There are more than half a dozen new movies worth seeing this weekend. Here are brief reviews of three of them.  STORM SURFERS 3D is unique for a couple of reasons. First, there's the thrillingMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES & 42

    Movie Review: THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES & 42

    Sunday, April 21 2013 3:03 AM EDT2013-04-21 07:03:06 GMT
    Oscar caliber movies are seldom released in the spring, but THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES is an exception.  I also recommend "42," the new film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American Major LeagueMore >>
    Oscar caliber movies are seldom released in the spring, but THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES is an exception.  I also recommend "42," the new film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American Major LeagueMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: SPRING BREAKERS

    Movie Review: SPRING BREAKERS

    Sunday, April 14 2013 3:19 PM EDT2013-04-14 19:19:17 GMT
    You might expect a movie called SPRING BREAKERS to celebrate the wild abandon of college students on vacation.But SPRING BREAKERS satirizes the debauchery that goes on in Florida when college studentsMore >>
    You might expect a movie called SPRING BREAKERS to celebrate the wild abandon of college students on vacation.But SPRING BREAKERS satirizes the debauchery that goes on in Florida when college studentsMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: ON THE ROAD

    Movie Review: ON THE ROAD

    Sunday, April 7 2013 2:48 PM EDT2013-04-07 18:48:30 GMT
    Jack Kerouac's novel, ON THE ROAD, has been popular with young people for over half a century. Its fresh, stream of consciousness style is well suited to the tale of two young rebels, hungry to experienceMore >>
    Jack Kerouac's novel, ON THE ROAD, has been popular with young people for over half a century. Its fresh, stream of consciousness style is well suited to the tale of two young rebels, hungry to experienceMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE GATEKEEPERS

    Movie Review: THE GATEKEEPERS

    Sunday, March 31 2013 3:24 PM EDT2013-03-31 19:24:26 GMT
    THE GATEKEEPERS is a powerful and surprising documentary about the seeming endless conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.      It's based on interviews with six retired Israelis who ran theirMore >>
    THE GATEKEEPERS is a powerful and surprising documentary about the seeming endless conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.  It's based on interviews with six retired Israelis who ran theirMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE

    Movie Review: THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE

    Sunday, March 24 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-03-24 20:39:35 GMT
    THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE is a mildly entertaining comedy with a formulaic plot and one dimensional characters.      The movie has some good laughs here and there, but it's mostly a silly mess.  AsMore >>
    THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE is a mildly entertaining comedy with a formulaic plot and one dimensional characters.  The movie has some good laughs here and there, but it's mostly a silly mess. 
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: AMOUR (LOVE)

    Movie Review: AMOUR (LOVE)

    Sunday, February 24 2013 4:13 PM EST2013-02-24 21:13:46 GMT
    AMOUR is about what happens to a couple in their 80's after the wife has a debilitating stroke. Her husband does what he can to take care of her, but slowly she sinks lower and lower.It's not the difficultMore >>
    AMOUR is about what happens to a couple in their 80's after the wife has a debilitating stroke. Her husband does what he can to take care of her, but slowly she sinks lower and lower.It's not the difficultMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: SIDE EFFECTS

    Movie Review: SIDE EFFECTS

    Saturday, February 16 2013 11:44 PM EST2013-02-17 04:44:52 GMT
    SIDE EFFECTS was directed by Steven Soderbergh, best known for such movies as ERIN BROCKOVICH, OUT OF SIGHT, TRAFFIC, and most recently, MAGIC MIKE.This latest film (which he says is the last movie he'llMore >>
    SIDE EFFECTS was directed by Steven Soderbergh, best known for such movies as ERIN BROCKOVICH, OUT OF SIGHT, TRAFFIC, and most recently, MAGIC MIKE...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: WARM BODIES

    Movie Review: WARM BODIES

    Saturday, February 9 2013 11:08 PM EST2013-02-10 04:08:54 GMT
    January and February are the months of the year when Hollywood distributors release movies they don't expect to do very well.      This weekend, Steven Soderbergh's new film, SIDE EFFECTS, is an exception.ButMore >>
    January and February are the months of the year when Hollywood distributors release movies they don't expect to do very well. This weekend, Steven Soderbergh's new film, SIDE EFFECTS, is an exception. But...More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: QUARTET

    Movie Review: QUARTET

    Sunday, February 3 2013 2:09 PM EST2013-02-03 19:09:16 GMT
    QUARTET is a moderately enjoyable comedy about aging British opera singers living in a retirement home for musicians.      The plot isn't convincing or memorable, but the wonderful cast, led by MaggieMore >>
    QUARTET is a moderately enjoyable comedy about aging British opera singers living in a retirement home for musicians.The plot isn't convincing or memorable, but the wonderful cast, led by Maggie Smith...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: RUST AND BONE

    Movie Review: RUST AND BONE

    Saturday, January 26 2013 10:36 PM EST2013-01-27 03:36:00 GMT
    Marion Cotillard's performance is the best thing about RUST AND BONE, an exasperating, over praised film about the relationship between a disabled woman and a back alley fighter.Unfortunately, RUST ANDMore >>
    Marion Cotillard's performance is the best thing about RUST AND BONE, an exasperating, over praised film about the relationship between a disabled woman and a back alley fighter.
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: ZERO DARK THIRTY

    Movie Review: ZERO DARK THIRTY

    Saturday, January 19 2013 11:18 PM EST2013-01-20 04:18:09 GMT
    ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fascinating and powerful docu-drama, a behind-the-scenes look at the  CIA's ten year long search for Osama Bin Laden.Jessica Chastain gives a great performance as the determinedMore >>
    ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fascinating and powerful docu-drama, a behind-the-scenes look at the  CIA's ten year long search for Osama Bin Laden.Jessica Chastain gives a great performance....
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE IMPOSSIBLE

    Movie Review: THE IMPOSSIBLE

    Sunday, January 13 2013 3:54 PM EST2013-01-13 20:54:23 GMT
    THE IMPOSSIBLE is a powerful well directed film that  vividly captures the agony and fear experienced by a married couple and their three young sons who were caught in the 2004 tsunami while vacationingMore >>
    THE IMPOSSIBLE is a powerful well directed film that  vividly captures the agony and fear experienced by a married couple and their three young sons who were caught in the 2004 tsunami while vacationingMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED and JACK REACHER (with link to video added)

    Movie Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED and JACK REACHER (with link to video added)

    Sunday, January 6 2013 4:40 PM EST2013-01-06 21:40:12 GMT
    http://youtu.be/4TEAMIEaAaY  (video version of this review) If you've already seen LINCOLN,  LIFE OF PI, and THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK-- the best films out there right now--then you might want to checkMore >>
    http://youtu.be/4TEAMIEaAaY  (video version of this review) If you've already seen LINCOLN,  LIFE OF PI, and THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK-- the best films out there right now--then you might want to checkMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED and JACK REACHER

    Movie Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED and JACK REACHER

    Sunday, January 6 2013 3:43 PM EST2013-01-06 20:43:58 GMT
    If you've already seen LINCOLN,  LIFE OF PI, and THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK-- the best films out there right now--then you might want to check out  DJANGO UNCHAINED or JACK REACHER.   Tom cruise is convincingMore >>
    If you've already seen LINCOLN,  LIFE OF PI, and THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK-- the best films out there right now--then you might want to check out  DJANGO UNCHAINED or JACK REACHER.   Tom cruise is convincingMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

    Movie Review: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

    Saturday, December 29 2012 10:49 PM EST2012-12-30 03:49:33 GMT
    Many of the films in theaters right now are worth seeing: LIFE OF PI, HITCHCOCK, JACK REACHER with Tom Cruise, and director Quentin Tarantino's DJANGO UNCHAINED  are all good choices.But for my money,More >>
    For my money, the best movie out there right now is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: HITCHCOCK

    Movie Review: HITCHCOCK

    Sunday, December 23 2012 12:06 PM EST2012-12-23 17:06:44 GMT
    HITCHCOCK is a highly entertaining film biography that focuses on the filmmaker's relationship with his wife, Alma, during the making of PSYCHO.Even if you don't know anything about the man and his movies,More >>
    HITCHCOCK is a highly entertaining film biography that focuses on the filmmaker's relationship with his wife, Alma, during the making of PSYCHO...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: ANNA KARENINA

    Movie Review: ANNA KARENINA

    Sunday, December 16 2012 4:02 PM EST2012-12-16 21:02:30 GMT
    Keira Knightley stars as Anna Karenina, the new movie based on Leo Tolstoy's famous 19th century novel, I admire the result more than I like it.Knightley herself is superb in the role of an aristocrat'sMore >>
    Keira Knightley stars as Anna Karenina, the new movie based on Leo Tolstoy's famous 19th century novel, I admire the result more than I like it. Knightley herself is superb in the role of an aristocrat's...More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: KILLING THEM SOFTLY

    Movie Review: KILLING THEM SOFTLY

    Sunday, December 9 2012 12:54 PM EST2012-12-09 17:54:56 GMT
    Brad Pitt plays a hitman in KILLING THEM SOFTLY, a new crime drama that's not doing well at the box office. And it's not hard to see why.The movie is a dark, violent, character driven drama about men whoMore >>
    Brad Pitt plays a hitman in KILLING THEM SOFTLY, a new crime drama that's not doing well at the box office. And it's not hard to see why.The movie is a dark, violent, character driven drama...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: LIFE OF PI

    Movie Review: LIFE OF PI

    Sunday, December 2 2012 3:35 PM EST2012-12-02 20:35:51 GMT
    LIFE OF PI is the exciting and harrowing story of how a shipwrecked teenage boy drifts in the ocean for 227 days on a 26 foot long lifeboat. His only companion is a fierce Bengal tiger.Director AngMore >>
    LIFE OF PI is the exciting and harrowing story of how a shipwrecked teenage boy drifts in the ocean for 227 days on a 26 foot long lifeboat. His only companion is a fierce Bengal tiger....More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE SESSIONS

    Movie Review: THE SESSIONS

    Sunday, November 25 2012 4:05 PM EST2012-11-25 21:05:54 GMT
    Oscar winner Helen Hunt and Oscar nominee John Hawkes star in a new movie that won the audience award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival." THE SESSIONS is based on the writings of Mark O'Brien, a polioMore >>
    Oscar winner Helen Hunt and Oscar nominee John Hawkes star in a new movie that won the audience award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival." THE SESSIONS is based on the writings of Mark O'Brien, a polio...More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: LINCOLN

    Movie Review: LINCOLN

    Sunday, November 18 2012 5:28 PM EST2012-11-18 22:28:02 GMT
    Steven Spielberg's new film, LINCOLN, stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the determinedPresident who brought and end to slavery in America. His performance is the best acting I've seen in a movie this year.GreatMore >>
    Steven Spielberg's new film, LINCOLN, stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the determinedPresident who brought and end to slavery in America. His performance is the best acting I've seen in a movie this year.....More >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: FLIGHT

    Movie Review: FLIGHT

    Sunday, November 11 2012 12:03 PM EST2012-11-11 17:03:04 GMT
    Mechanical failure results in an out-of-control dive for a airliner flown by Denzel Washington as Whip Whitaker, a veteran  pilot who miraculously crash lands the plane, saving the lives of all but sixMore >>
    Mechanical failure results in an out-of-control dive for a airliner flown by Denzel Washington as Whip Whitaker, a veteran  pilot who miraculously crash lands the plane, saving the lives of all but sixMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE UNTOLD STORY and CLOUD ATLAS

    Movie Review: THE UNTOLD STORY and CLOUD ATLAS

    Sunday, November 4 2012 1:05 PM EST2012-11-04 18:05:57 GMT
    Just after the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, hundreds of local Japanese leaders were arrested and taken to internment camps on all the major islands. That's the subject of an excellent feature length documentaryMore >>
    Just after the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, hundreds of local Japanese leaders were arrested and taken to internment camps on all the major islands. That's the subject of an excellent feature length documentaryMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS

    Movie Review: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS

    Sunday, October 28 2012 4:23 PM EDT2012-10-28 20:23:54 GMT
    SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS and THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER  are very different kinds of movies, but they're both worth seeing; and neither will be in local theaters much longer. Believe it or not, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHSMore >>
    SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS and THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER  are very different kinds of movies, but they're both worth seeing; and neither will be in local theaters much longer. Believe it or not, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHSMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: ARGO

    Movie Review: ARGO

    Sunday, October 21 2012 4:59 PM EDT2012-10-21 20:59:12 GMT
    Ben Affleck directs and stars in the new  political thriller called ARGO, one of the best, most entertaining films of the year. It's based on the true story of a daring rescue of half a dozen people trappedMore >>
    Ben Affleck directs and stars in the new  political thriller called ARGO, one of the best, most entertaining films of the year. It's based on the true story of a daring rescue of half a dozen people...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY HALEKULANI

    Movie Review: THE HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY HALEKULANI

    Sunday, October 14 2012 1:55 PM EDT2012-10-14 17:55:00 GMT
    The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani opened on Thursday, offering over 200 movies from 43 countries in just ten days.The festival doesn't just have something for everyone. ItMore >>
    The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani opened on Thursday, offering over 200 movies from 43 countries in just ten days.The festival doesn't just have something for everyone. ItMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: LOOPER

    Movie Review: LOOPER

    Monday, October 8 2012 6:57 PM EDT2012-10-08 22:57:17 GMT
    LOOPER is an exciting, smart, very creative science fiction thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.         It's a time travel movie that stays true to its own logic right to the end. VoiceMore >>
    LOOPER is an exciting, smart, very creative science fiction thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. It's a time travel movie that stays true to its own logic right to the end....
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE MASTER

    Movie Review: THE MASTER

    Sunday, September 30 2012 2:25 PM EDT2012-09-30 18:25:29 GMT
    THE MASTER is an art film (with a capital "A") about the dysfunctional relationship between the leader of a religious cult and a disturbed, alcoholic World War II veteran.Mainstream audiences will likelyMore >>
    THE MASTER is an art film (with a capital "A") about the dysfunctional relationship between the leader of a religious cult and a disturbed, alcoholic World War II veteran....
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: ROBOT & FRANK and SLEEPWALK WITH ME

    Movie Review: ROBOT & FRANK and SLEEPWALK WITH ME

    Sunday, September 23 2012 5:07 PM EDT2012-09-23 21:07:03 GMT
    There are two good films out there right now that many people have overlooked. Frank Langella stars in ROBOT & FRANK, the funny and bittersweet story of a memory-challenged old man who used to be a jewelMore >>
    There are two good films out there right now that many people have overlooked. Frank Langella stars in ROBOT & FRANK, the funny and bittersweet story of a memory-challenged old man who used to be a jewelMore >>
  • Movie Review: LAWLESS

    Movie Review: LAWLESS

    Sunday, September 16 2012 2:49 AM EDT2012-09-16 06:49:59 GMT
    LAWLESS is the kind of film that entertained me even while I was noticing its flaws.The movie is about three brothers who make high quality moonshine in the hills of Virginia in 1931.LAWLESS is well directed,More >>
    LAWLESS is the kind of film that entertained me even while I was noticing its flaws.The movie is about three brothers who make high quality moonshine in the hills of Virginia in 1931.
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: PREMIUM RUSH

    Movie Review: PREMIUM RUSH

    Sunday, September 9 2012 9:46 PM EDT2012-09-10 01:46:07 GMT
    PREMIUM RUSH is an exciting, high energy movie about a daredevil bicycle messenger in Manhattan who's being chased all over the city by a dirty cop. The film is creative and fast paced from beginning toMore >>
    PREMIUM RUSH is an exciting, high energy movie about a daredevil bicycle messenger in Manhattan who's being chased all over the city by a dirty cop...
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  • Movie Review: HOPE SPRINGS

    Movie Review: HOPE SPRINGS

    Wednesday, August 22 2012 1:48 PM EDT2012-08-22 17:48:49 GMT
    HOPE SPRINGS is an amazingly honest and entertaining  comedy-drama about an older married couple whose relationship has gone completely stale.           Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones are completelyMore >>
    HOPE SPRINGS is an amazingly honest and entertaining  comedy-drama about an older married couple whose relationship has gone completely stale.     
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  • Movie Review: THE INTOUCHABLES

    Movie Review: THE INTOUCHABLES

    Monday, August 6 2012 2:41 AM EDT2012-08-06 06:41:51 GMT
    A comedy-drama called THE INTOUCHABLES is a box office hit in France.It deserves to be a big hit in this country too.       Loosely based on a true story, THE INTOUCHABLES is a feel-good, crowd pleasingMore >>
    A comedy-drama called THE INTOUCHABLES is a box office hit in France.It deserves to be a big hit in this country too. Loosely based on a true story, THE INTOUCHABLES is a feel-good, crowd pleasing...More >>
  • Movie Review: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

    Movie Review: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

    Sunday, July 29 2012 1:53 PM EDT2012-07-29 17:53:28 GMT
    BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD has won almost universal acclaim plus prizes at Sundance and Cannes, but I can give it only a mixed review.The movie is  an "art" film that's supposed to be a kind of poeticMore >>
    BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD has won almost universal acclaim plus prizes at Sundance and Cannes, but I can give it only a mixed review.The movie is  an "art" film that's supposed to be a kind of poeticMore >>
  • Movie Review: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, MOONRISE KINGDOM, ELLES

    Movie Review: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, MOONRISE KINGDOM, ELLES

    Sunday, July 22 2012 2:44 PM EDT2012-07-22 18:44:10 GMT
    I'm not a big fan of super hero movies, but I have to admit that THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a good one.This final chapter in the Batman trilogy from director Christopher Nolan offers strong emotions, goodMore >>
    I'm not a big fan of super hero movies, but I have to admit that THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a good one.This final chapter in the Batman trilogy from director Christopher Nolan offers strong emotions, good....More >>
  • Movie Review: MAGIC MIKE and TO ROME WITH LOVE

    Movie Review: MAGIC MIKE and TO ROME WITH LOVE

    Sunday, July 15 2012 3:19 PM EDT2012-07-15 19:19:42 GMT
    MAGIC MIKEis a rousing and satisfying entertainment set in the world of male strippers.       But the many women who've been going to see it are getting more than just dancing eye candy, because MAGICMore >>
    MAGIC MIKEis a rousing and satisfying entertainment set in the world of male strippers.       But the many women who've been going to see it are getting more than just dancing eye candy, because MAGICMore >>
  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: TED and YOUR SISTER'S SISTER

    Movie Review: TED and YOUR SISTER'S SISTER

    Sunday, July 8 2012 5:15 PM EDT2012-07-08 21:15:23 GMT
    The new movie, TED, had the best opening weekend of any "R" rated comedy ever made. But, in my opinion, the movie should have gone straight to video.     The trailer for TED shows most of the funny partsMore >>
    The new movie, TED, had the best opening weekend of any "R" rated comedy ever made. But, in my opinion, the movie should have gone straight to video....    
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  • Movie Review: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD

    Movie Review: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD

    Thursday, July 5 2012 12:28 AM EDT2012-07-05 04:28:38 GMT
    SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD is a fresh, bittersweet romantic comedy-drama about two very dissimilar people who meet just before the world is going to end. (Unfortunately, the movie closedMore >>
    SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD is a fresh, bittersweet romantic comedy-drama about two very dissimilar people who meet just before the world is going to end. (Unfortunately, the movie closedMore >>
  • Movie Review: BERNIE

    Movie Review: BERNIE

    Sunday, June 24 2012 1:57 PM EDT2012-06-24 17:57:46 GMT
    BERNIE is based on the true story of an assistant funeral director in a small Texas town who was accused of murdering a rich widow.What's unique about the movie is that much of the story is told throughMore >>
    BERNIE is based on the true story of an assistant funeral director in a small Texas town who was accused of murdering a rich widow.What's unique about the movie is that much of the story is told throughMore >>
  • Movie Review: PROMETHEUS and THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

    Movie Review: PROMETHEUS and THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

    Sunday, June 17 2012 5:22 PM EDT2012-06-17 21:22:34 GMT
    Two movies for you to consider this week. One is an art film that has crossed over into the mainstream (THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL). The other is a long anticipated summer blockbuster (PROMETHEUS). YouMore >>
    Two movies for you to consider this week. One is an art film that has crossed over into the mainstream (THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL). The other is a long anticipated summer blockbuster (PROMETHEUS). YouMore >>
  • Movie Review: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN

    Movie Review: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN

    Sunday, June 10 2012 9:34 PM EDT2012-06-11 01:34:07 GMT
    SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN completely re-imagines the famous fairy tale as a dark, epic fantasy starring Kristen Stewart as Snow White and Charlize Theron as the wicked queen. It's a well made, well actedMore >>
    SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN completely re-imagines the famous fairy tale as a dark, epic fantasy starring Kristen Stewart as Snow White and Charlize Theron as the wicked queen. It's a well made, well actedMore >>
  • Movie Review: MOSQUITA Y MARI, DARK SHADOWS, THE DICTATOR, MEN IN BLACK 3

    Movie Review: MOSQUITA Y MARI, DARK SHADOWS, THE DICTATOR, MEN IN BLACK 3

    Sunday, June 3 2012 1:40 PM EDT2012-06-03 17:40:33 GMT
    Honolulu's 23rd annual Rainbow Film Festival at the Doris Duke Theatre runs through tomorrow night (Sunday, June 3). I've been away, so I got to see only one of the films: MOSQUITA Y MARI,  a sweet coming-of-ageMore >>
    Honolulu's 23rd annual Rainbow Film Festival at the Doris Duke Theatre runs through tomorrow night (Sunday, June 3). I've been away, so I got to see only one of the films: MOSQUITA Y MARI...
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: THE AVENGERS

    Movie Review: THE AVENGERS

    Sunday, May 13 2012 2:42 PM EDT2012-05-13 18:42:08 GMT
    THE AVENGERS is setting box office records and many critics are praising it, but I can give it only a mixed review.     If you're a fan of superhero movies, you'll no doubt enjoy watching the six MarvelMore >>
    THE AVENGERS is setting box office records and many critics are praising it, but I can give it only a mixed review.     If you're a fan of superhero movies, you'll no doubt enjoy watching the six Marvel...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE FIVE YEAR ENGAGEMENT

    Movie Review: THE FIVE YEAR ENGAGEMENT

    Sunday, May 6 2012 5:11 PM EDT2012-05-06 21:11:11 GMT
    THE FIVE YEAR ENGAGMENT begins where a lot of romantic comedies end--with a marriage proposal.The film also differs from the typical rom-com by being fairly realistic about the compromises and sacrificesMore >>
    THE FIVE YEAR ENGAGMENT begins where a lot of romantic comedies end--with a marriage proposal.The film also differs from the typical rom-com by being fairly realistic about the compromises and sacrifices that relationships require.
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  • Terry's Take

    Movie Review: BULLY and BOY

    Movie Review: BULLY and BOY

    Sunday, April 29 2012 9:47 PM EDT2012-04-30 01:47:08 GMT
    BULLY is a strong documentary that focuses on five young kids who are tormented by some of their classmates, picked on mercilessly day after day just because they seem weak or different.Fourteen year oldMore >>
    BULLY is a strong documentary that focuses on five young kids who are tormented by some of their classmates, picked on mercilessly day after day just because they seem weak or different....
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  • Movie Review: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS and LE HAVRE

    Movie Review: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS and LE HAVRE

    Sunday, April 22 2012 2:51 PM EDT2012-04-22 18:51:33 GMT
    THE CABIN IN THE WOODS is based on an ingenious concept that I won't reveal because that would spoil some of the fun.What I can tell you is that this wildly entertaining movie takes a typical horror filmMore >>
    THE CABIN IN THE WOODS is based on an ingenious concept that I won't reveal because that would spoil some of the fun....More >>
  • Movie Review: BEING FLYNN

    Movie Review: BEING FLYNN

    Sunday, April 15 2012 4:37 PM EDT2012-04-15 20:37:48 GMT
    BEING FLYNN is a strong, serious drama about the troubled relationship between a homeless, alcoholic, unpublished writer (Robert De Niro) and his depressed adult son that he hasn't seen for 18 years...More >>
  • Movie Review: 21 JUMP STREET

    Movie Review: 21 JUMP STREET

    Sunday, April 8 2012 5:00 PM EDT2012-04-08 21:00:09 GMT
    21 JUMP STREET  is a funny, sometimes hilarious comedy about two incompetent police officers in their twenties who go undercover as high school students. ...
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  • Movie Review: JEFF WHO LIVES AT HOME and SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

    Movie Review: JEFF WHO LIVES AT HOME and SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

    Sunday, April 1 2012 4:04 PM EDT2012-04-01 20:04:46 GMT
    If you've already seen THE HUNGER GAMES, and you want to watch a new movie this weekend, I recommend two comedy-dramas: SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN and JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME...More >>
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    Movie Review: THE HUNGER GAMES

    Movie Review: THE HUNGER GAMES

    Sunday, March 25 2012 2:28 PM EDT2012-03-25 18:28:20 GMT
    THE HUNGER GAMES opened nationwide this weekend after one of the biggest marketing campaigns in movie history. I really don't like all that hype, but I do like the film.THE HUNGER GAMES is an exciting...More >>
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    Movie Review: FRIENDS WITH KIDS

    Sunday, March 18 2012 5:05 PM EDT2012-03-18 21:05:55 GMT
    FRIENDS WITH KIDS is a funny and touching comedy-drama that shows how having children transforms people's lives. Writer-director Jennifer Westfeldt also stars in this entertaining film about a woman and...More >>
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    Movie Review: A SEPARATION and WANDERLUST

    Movie Review: A SEPARATION and WANDERLUST

    Sunday, March 11 2012 3:46 PM EDT2012-03-11 19:46:19 GMT
    In spite of the presence of Paul Rudd and Jennifer Anniston, WANDERLUST is an unfunny comedy--- an early candidate for worst movie of 2012. While A SEPARATION, in spite of its Oscar win and almost universal...More >>
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    Movie Review: I AM BRUCE LEE

    Movie Review: I AM BRUCE LEE

    Sunday, March 4 2012 3:03 PM EST2012-03-04 20:03:21 GMT
    The best new movie I found this weekend is a well made documentary called I AM BRUCE LEE. But there are three Oscar winners still on Hawaii screens and there's also a good drama based on lives of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung....
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    Movie Review: THE SECRET LIFE OF ARRIETTY

    Movie Review: THE SECRET LIFE OF ARRIETTY

    Sunday, February 26 2012 2:47 PM EST2012-02-26 19:47:35 GMT
    THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTI is a sweet story about a family of people who are only four inches tall. The screenplay is by Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki...
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    Movie Review: CHRONICLE

    Movie Review: CHRONICLE

    Sunday, February 19 2012 4:22 PM EST2012-02-19 21:22:32 GMT
    At this time of year (January-February) many moviegoers are catching up on the Oscar contending movies they missed in 2011.     And film distributors won't release their Oscar hopefuls for next year untilMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE IRON LADY

    Movie Review: THE IRON LADY

    Sunday, February 12 2012 2:32 PM EST2012-02-12 19:32:21 GMT
    Nominated for an Oscar a record 17 times, Meryl Streep is sometimes called America's greatest living actress. Her performance as Margaret Thatcher is further evidence of her brilliance....More >>
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    Movie Review: SHAME

    Movie Review: SHAME

    Sunday, February 5 2012 1:58 PM EST2012-02-05 18:58:29 GMT
    SHAME is an intense drama about the tortured life of a man who is addicted to sex. It's not an easy movie to watch but it's very well made and it features an amazing performance by its 34 year old...More >>
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    Movie Review: EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE

    Movie Review: EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE

    Sunday, January 29 2012 1:05 AM EST2012-01-29 06:05:46 GMT
    EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE is based on a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. It deals with a very challenging subject--the grief of the ten year old son of a man who was killed on 9/11.       
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    Movie Review: 2012 Oscar Nominations

    Movie Review: 2012 Oscar Nominations

    Sunday, January 29 2012 12:58 AM EST2012-01-29 05:58:58 GMT
    The list of Oscar nominees shows that 2011 wasn't an especially good year for movies....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

    Movie Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

    Sunday, January 15 2012 11:57 AM EST2012-01-15 16:57:48 GMT
    THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN is 3-D animation from director Steven Spielberg.The movie entertained me with its dazzling visuals and non stop action for about thirty or forty minutes. After that...I felt bombarded...More >>
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    Movie Review: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

    Movie Review: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

    Sunday, January 8 2012 1:50 PM EST2012-01-08 18:50:05 GMT
    Hollywood's version of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is the second movie based on the wildly popular Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson.Director David Fincher has made a powerful crime thriller with a fascinatingMore >>
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    Movie Review: The Best Films I Saw in 2011

    Movie Review: The Best Films I Saw in 2011

    Saturday, January 7 2012 2:55 PM EST2012-01-07 19:55:19 GMT
    If you're looking for a good movie to rent, stream, or buy, you might try looking through this list of the best movies I saw in 2011. Most are available on video. Several are still in theaters...
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    Movie Review: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCAL and THE ARTIST

    Movie Review: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCAL and THE ARTIST

    Monday, January 2 2012 1:33 AM EST2012-01-02 06:33:52 GMT
    If you're looking to just have some fun at the movies this New Year's weekend, two current movies are at the top of my list.The first, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL,  offers plenty of thrills and...More >>
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    Movie Review: Garry Marshall Interview, Part 2

    Movie Review: Garry Marshall Interview, Part 2

    Friday, December 30 2011 11:22 PM EST2011-12-31 04:22:40 GMT
    Garry Marshall is a cancer survivor who still plays softball at age 77. He's best known, of course, for his TV shows and the 20 Hollywood films he's directed. And it turns out that his favorites among...More >>
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    Movie Review: Garry Marshall Interview, Part 1

    Movie Review: Garry Marshall Interview, Part 1

    Friday, December 30 2011 11:11 PM EST2011-12-31 04:11:58 GMT
    From "Happy Days" and "Laverne and Shirley" to "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries," 77 year old film and television director Garry Marshall has had a long, successful career. His newest movie...More >>
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    Movie Review: WAR HORSE

    Movie Review: WAR HORSE

    Sunday, December 25 2011 2:05 PM EST2011-12-25 19:05:32 GMT
    I can't recommend Steven Spielberg's WAR HORSE....
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    Movie Review: YOUNG ADULT

    Movie Review: YOUNG ADULT

    Sunday, December 18 2011 3:02 PM EST2011-12-18 20:02:43 GMT
    YOUNG ADULT is a terrific comedy-drama directed by Jason Reitman who gave us UP IN THE AIR and JUNO. The screenplay is by Diablo Cody who wrote JUNO.Charlize Theron plays an unhappy, massively deluded...More >>
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    Movie Review: HUGO

    Movie Review: HUGO

    Sunday, December 11 2011 3:33 PM EST2011-12-11 20:33:38 GMT
    HUGO is from talented director, Martin Scorsese, whose film, THE DEPARTED, won an Oscar five years ago.I admire nearly all of Scorsese's many movies, but ...More >>
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    Movie Review: LIKE CRAZY and MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

    Movie Review: LIKE CRAZY and MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

    Sunday, December 4 2011 11:03 PM EST2011-12-05 04:03:11 GMT
    LIKE CRAZY is from 28 year old writer-director Drake Doremus who lived out the dreams of many young people when he made this honest and touching film for just 250,000 dollars and then saw it win the GrandMore >>
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    Movie Review: THE DESCENDANTS

    Movie Review: THE DESCENDANTS

    Sunday, November 27 2011 3:46 PM EST2011-11-27 20:46:50 GMT
    THE DESCENTANTS was shot entirely on Oahu, Kauai, and the Big Island, and I really think it's the best feature film ever made here....
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    Movie Review: MARGIN CALL

    Sunday, November 6 2011 12:24 AM EDT2011-11-06 04:24:14 GMT
    The new movie, MARGIN CALL is a fiction film that tries to explain how one Wall Street firm started the collapse of the American economy in 2008...
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    Movie Review: FOOTLOOSE

    Movie Review: FOOTLOOSE

    Sunday, October 30 2011 6:07 PM EDT2011-10-30 22:07:44 GMT
    The new movie, FOOTLOOSE, is a remake of a 27 year old film. The question is: why remake a film that wasn't very good in the first place? The script is almost identical to the original movie which meansMore >>
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    Movie Review: HIGHER GROUND

    Movie Review: HIGHER GROUND

    Sunday, October 23 2011 5:01 PM EDT2011-10-23 21:01:43 GMT
    In the new movie, HIGHER GROUND, talented actress Vera Farmiga makes her debut as a director, but she should probably stick to acting...More >>
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    Movie Review: THE IDES OF MARCH

    Movie Review: THE IDES OF MARCH

    Sunday, October 16 2011 2:51 PM EDT2011-10-16 18:51:14 GMT
    George Clooney's new movie, THE IDES OF MARCH, takes us behind the scenes of a presidential campaign, and the film definitely gets my endorsement. Politics is often a dirty business full of compromise,More >>
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    The Hawaii International Film Festival: Terry's Advice

    The Hawaii International Film Festival: Terry's Advice

    Friday, October 14 2011 3:47 PM EDT2011-10-14 19:47:24 GMT
    More than 200 films from all over the world will be shown at the Regal Dole Cannery Theatres from October 13 - 23.You can pick up a program guide at your local Starbucks...More >>
  • Movie Review: 50/50

    Movie Review: 50/50

    Sunday, October 9 2011 11:49 PM EDT2011-10-10 03:49:46 GMT
    The trailer for "50/50" makes it look insipid, but this comedy drama about a young man with cancer is actually a likable mix of humor and sadness written by a cancer survivor.  
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    Movie Review: MONEYBALL and WARRIOR

    Movie Review: MONEYBALL and WARRIOR

    Sunday, October 2 2011 3:34 PM EDT2011-10-02 19:34:15 GMT
    Both MONEYBALL and WARRIOR are set in the world of sports, but each of them is more than a sports movie.
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  • Movie Review: CONTAGION

    Movie Review: CONTAGION

    Monday, September 19 2011 11:57 PM EDT2011-09-20 03:57:39 GMT
    The new movie, CONTAGION, is about a fast spreading lethal virus.  But it's nothing like a typical disaster film...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE DEBT

    Movie Review: THE DEBT

    Sunday, September 11 2011 3:27 PM EDT2011-09-11 19:27:41 GMT
    The trailer for THE DEBT makes it look like a generic action thriller. It is a suspenseful thriller but it's also the gripping story of three people who make a bargain to hide the truth and then spend the next thirty years living a lie...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE DEBT

    Movie Review: THE DEBT

    Sunday, September 11 2011 3:23 PM EDT2011-09-11 19:23:33 GMT
    The trailer for THE DEBT makes it look like a generic action thriller. It is a suspenseful thriller but it's also the gripping story of three people who make a bargain to hide the truth and then spend the next thirty years living a lie.More >>
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    Movie Review: AMIGO and OUR IDIOT BROTHER

    Movie Review: AMIGO and OUR IDIOT BROTHER

    Sunday, September 4 2011 2:39 AM EDT2011-09-04 06:39:09 GMT
    I don't often see two bad movies in a row, but it happened this week...More >>
  • Movie Review: ANOTHER EARTH and ONE DAY

    Movie Review: ANOTHER EARTH and ONE DAY

    Sunday, August 28 2011 5:04 PM EDT2011-08-28 21:04:54 GMT
    ANOTHER EARTH is a smart, sensitive low budget film about a woman struggling with extreme guilt and a man dealing with a painful loss. It's more of an compelling art film than a mainstream drama thoughMore >>
  • Movie Review: THE HELP and SARAH'S KEY

    Movie Review: THE HELP and SARAH'S KEY

    Sunday, August 21 2011 12:43 PM EDT2011-08-21 16:43:10 GMT
     THE HELP is a well intentioned movie that wants expose the racism of the early 1960's but....More >>
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    Movie Review: RISE OF PLANET OF THE APES and BUCK

    Movie Review: RISE OF PLANET OF THE APES and BUCK

    Sunday, August 14 2011 4:54 PM EDT2011-08-14 20:54:24 GMT
    I'm not a big fan of blockbuster films but I have to admit that RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is solid entertainment...More >>
  • Movie Review: CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.

    Movie Review: CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.

    Monday, August 8 2011 12:52 AM EDT2011-08-08 04:52:35 GMT
    The new movie, CRAZY, STUPID LOVE is one of this summer's many romantic comedies. But it's a cut above most of them... More >>
  • Movie Review: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

    Movie Review: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

    Sunday, July 31 2011 6:27 PM EDT2011-07-31 22:27:26 GMT
    The story line of FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS sticks with the standard Hollywood formula for romantic comedies, but....          More >>
  • Movie Review: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

    Movie Review: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

    Sunday, July 31 2011 6:21 PM EDT2011-07-31 22:21:37 GMT
    The story line of FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS sticks with the standard Hollywood formula for romantic comedies, but....        More >>
  • Movie Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2

    Movie Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2

    Sunday, July 24 2011 4:36 PM EDT2011-07-24 20:36:43 GMT
    HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2 is a very satisfying climax to the Harry Potter saga... More >>
  • Movie Review: BEGINNERS

    Movie Review: BEGINNERS

    Sunday, July 17 2011 6:23 PM EDT2011-07-17 22:23:51 GMT
    If you're waiting for the crowds to thin out at the final Harry Potter movie, allow me to recommend a good alternative...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE TREE OF LIFE

    Movie Review: THE TREE OF LIFE

    Sunday, July 10 2011 6:58 PM EDT2011-07-10 22:58:57 GMT
    Writer-director Terrence Malick has made just seven films in 35 years.  His latest, THE TREE OF LIFE, is challenging audiences all across the country, because it's completely different from any other movieMore >>
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    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Sunday, July 3 2011 6:49 PM EDT2011-07-03 22:49:20 GMT
    Woody Allen's latest comedy, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS is still playing at Kahala Mall.And I have to say, even if you don't usually enjoy  Allen's films, chances are you'll like MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, an absolutelyMore >>
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    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Sunday, July 3 2011 6:46 PM EDT2011-07-03 23:46:29 GMT
    Even if you don't usually enjoy Woody Allen films, chances are you'll like MIDNIGHT IN PARIS ...More >>
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    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

    Sunday, July 3 2011 6:43 PM EDT2011-07-03 23:43:25 GMT
    Even if you don't usually enjoy Woody Allen films, chances are you'll like MIDNIGHT IN PARIS ...More >>
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    Movie Review: INCENDIES

    Movie Review: INCENDIES

    Thursday, June 16 2011 12:40 PM EDT2011-06-16 16:40:50 GMT
    INCENDIES is a riveting drama every bit as intense as Greek tragedy. This Oscar nominated French language film is now playing only in Kahala, and it's the most powerful film I've seen in a long time...More >>
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    Movie Review: EVEN THE RAIN

    Movie Review: EVEN THE RAIN

    Sunday, June 5 2011 6:00 PM EDT2011-06-05 22:00:55 GMT
    EVEN THE RAIN is a strong Spanish drama about a film crew that goes to South America to shoot a historical movie about how Christopher Columbus came to America and promptly enslaved the natives...More >>
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    Movie Review: EVEN THE RAIN

    Movie Review: EVEN THE RAIN

    Sunday, June 5 2011 5:55 PM EDT2011-06-05 22:55:23 GMT
    EVEN THE RAIN is a strong Spanish drama about a film crew that goes to South America to shoot a historical movie about how Christopher Columbus came to America and promptly enslaved the natives...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE BEAVER

    Movie Review: THE BEAVER

    Sunday, May 29 2011 3:44 PM EDT2011-05-29 19:44:56 GMT
    "The Beaver" is a strange, uneven film about a severely depressed middle aged man played by Mel Gibson. The title refers to a hand puppet that his character uses to communicate with everyone around him...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE BEAVER

    Movie Review: THE BEAVER

    Sunday, May 29 2011 3:41 PM EDT2011-05-29 20:41:29 GMT
    "The Beaver" is a strange, uneven film about a severely depressed middle aged man played by Mel Gibson. The title refers to a hand puppet that his character uses to communicate with everyone around him...More >>
  • Movie Review: PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES & BRIDESMAIDS

    Movie Review: PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES & BRIDESMAIDS

    Sunday, May 22 2011 1:41 PM EDT2011-05-22 17:41:18 GMT
    I don't enjoy playing the role of spoilsport or killjoy, but I have to say that to me PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES" is a noisy mess. Its only real attraction is Johnny Depp and evenMore >>
  • Movie Review: PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES & BRIDESMAIDS

    Movie Review: PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES & BRIDESMAIDS

    Sunday, May 22 2011 1:34 PM EDT2011-05-22 18:34:31 GMT
    I don't enjoy playing the role of spoilsport or killjoy, but I have to say that to me PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES" is a noisy mess...More >>
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    Movie Review: WE WERE HERE

    Movie Review: WE WERE HERE

    Sunday, May 8 2011 1:32 PM EDT2011-05-08 17:32:46 GMT
    The 22nd annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival opens this coming Thursday May 14th in the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Arts...More >>
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    Movie Review: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS

    Movie Review: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS

    Sunday, May 1 2011 12:21 AM EDT2011-05-01 04:21:15 GMT
    WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is based on a best selling novel with the same title. I haven't read the novel, but movie is pretty good. It's old-fashioned romantic drama set in the world of a traveling circus during the American Depression...More >>
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    Movie Review: WIN WIN

    Movie Review: WIN WIN

    Sunday, April 24 2011 3:16 PM EDT2011-04-24 19:16:46 GMT
    WIN WIN is an heartfelt and very funny comedy-drama starring the brilliant character actor Paul Giamatti as a stressed out husband and father who makes a big ethical mistake even as he's trying to live a good life...More >>
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    Movie Review: HANNA

    Movie Review: HANNA

    Monday, April 18 2011 1:26 AM EDT2011-04-18 05:26:19 GMT
    The new movie, HANNA, has been getting mostly good reviews, but I can't recommend it...More >>
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    Movie Review: SOURCE CODE

    Movie Review: SOURCE CODE

    Tuesday, April 12 2011 9:02 PM EDT2011-04-13 02:02:48 GMT
    The new movie, SOURCE CODE, starring Jake Gyllenhall and Michelle Monaghan is an exciting science fiction thriller that really delivers...More >>
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    Movie Review: THE LINCOLN LAWYER

    Sunday, April 3 2011 3:57 PM EDT2011-04-03 19:57:23 GMT
    The new movie, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, stars Matthew McConaughey as a criminal defense lawyer whose office is the back seat of an old Lincoln Continental. And I'm happy to tell you that it's well worth seeing...More >>
  • Movie Review: HEAVEN'S RAIN

    Movie Review: HEAVEN'S RAIN

    Sunday, March 13 2011 4:28 AM EDT2011-03-13 08:28:04 GMT
    It's really difficult for an ordinary person to make a feature film outside the Hollywood system, but Brooks Douglass had strong motivation. He wanted to tell the story of a brutal crime committedMore >>
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    Movie Review: HEAVEN'S RAIN

    Movie Review: HEAVEN'S RAIN

    Sunday, March 13 2011 4:24 AM EDT2011-03-13 08:24:43 GMT
    It's really difficult for an ordinary person to make a feature film outside the Hollywood system, but Brooks Douglass had strong motivation...More >>
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    Movie Review: 127 HOURS

    Movie Review: 127 HOURS

    Saturday, March 5 2011 10:48 PM EST2011-03-06 03:48:16 GMT
    Many moviegoers know that 127 HOURS is based on the true story of a young man whose right arm got pinned to the wall of a desert canyon by a heavy boulder...and that he had to cut off part of that arm to save his life...More >>
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    Movie Review: BARNEY'S VERSION

    Movie Review: BARNEY'S VERSION

    Sunday, February 27 2011 5:35 PM EST2011-02-27 22:35:30 GMT
    BARNEY'S VERSION is the most enjoyable movie I've seen so far this year though it's actually a 2010 film arriving here a couple of months late. Paul Giamatti is the title character in this comedy-drama...More >>
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    Movie Review: Who Should Win at the Oscars

    Friday, February 25 2011 11:48 PM EST2011-02-26 04:48:03 GMT
    Who Should Win at the Oscars?   Let's start with Best Actor. I think Colin Firth should win for his amazing performance as the Duke of York in THE KING'S SPEECH....More >>
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    Movie Review: Oscar nominated live action shorts

    Movie Review: Oscar nominated live action shorts

    Sunday, February 20 2011 1:37 AM EST2011-02-20 06:37:16 GMT
    Almost forgotten in the media hype about the Academy Awards every year are the Oscar nominated shorts films...More >>
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    Movie Reviews: THE COMPANY MEN, SOMEWHERE, THE ILLUSIONIST

    Movie Reviews: THE COMPANY MEN, SOMEWHERE, THE ILLUSIONIST

    Sunday, February 13 2011 1:48 AM EST2011-02-13 06:48:34 GMT
    Three Short Reviews:If you're looking for a movie to see this weekend, I have a recommendation and two warnings...More >>
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    Movie Review: Ten Best Films of 2010

    Movie Review: Ten Best Films of 2010

    Tuesday, February 8 2011 9:15 PM EST2011-02-09 02:15:59 GMT
    You may be surprised by the films I left off my ten best list: movies like "Inception," "True Grit," and "The Fighter" which I thought were worth seeing but overrated...     More >>
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    Movie Review: ANOTHER YEAR

    Movie Review: ANOTHER YEAR

    Monday, February 7 2011 12:53 AM EST2011-02-07 05:53:16 GMT
    The screenplay for the new film, ANOTHER YEAR, has earned an Oscar nomination for British writer-director MIke Leigh...More >>
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    Movie Review: BLUE VALENTINE and THE WAY BACK

    Movie Review: BLUE VALENTINE and THE WAY BACK

    Sunday, January 30 2011 1:50 AM EST2011-01-30 06:50:58 GMT
    Movie critics are heaping praise on the new movies, BLUE VALENTINE and THE WAY BACK. Nobody could describe either one of them as entertaining, but sometimes good movies are painful to watch... More >>
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    Movie Review: RABBIT HOLE

    Movie Review: RABBIT HOLE

    Sunday, January 23 2011 6:06 PM EST2011-01-23 23:06:31 GMT
    RABBIT HOLE is an honest, powerful, and very well acted drama about a married couple whose lives have been shattered by the sudden death of their four year old son...          More >>
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    Movie Review: I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS

    Movie Review: I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS

    Sunday, January 16 2011 1:24 AM EST2011-01-16 06:24:06 GMT
    You might think a movie starring Jim Carrey and Ewan Mcgregor would be a big draw in theaters, but I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS has been sitting on a shelf for two years ...More >>
  • Movie Review: THE KING'S SPEECH

    Movie Review: THE KING'S SPEECH

    Saturday, January 1 2011 11:30 PM EST2011-01-02 04:30:44 GMT
    If you're looking for a good movie to see this weekend, take my advice and go to see THE KING'S SPEECH. There really is no better choice...More >>
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    Movie Review: TRUE GRIT

    Movie Review: TRUE GRIT

    Sunday, December 26 2010 3:59 PM EST2010-12-26 20:59:23 GMT
    TRUE GRIT is not as good as critics say, and  HOW DO YOU KNOW is not as bad as they claim; but there's nothing better in theaters than THE KING'S SPEECH...More >>
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    Movie Review: THE FIGHTER

    Movie Review: THE FIGHTER

    Sunday, December 19 2010 1:38 PM EST2010-12-19 18:38:56 GMT
    Actor Mark Wahlberg produced and stars in a new movie called "The Fighter," but it's his co-star Christian Bale who steals the movie.More >>
  • Movie Review: LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS

    Movie Review: LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS

    Monday, December 6 2010 7:41 PM EST2010-12-07 00:41:05 GMT
    Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal star in the comedy-drama, "Love and Other Drugs."    What makes the film worth seeing is the developing romance.... More >>
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    Movie Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1

    Movie Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1

    Sunday, November 28 2010 2:42 PM EST2010-11-28 19:42:00 GMT
    The seventh and next to the last Harry Potter movie is now in theatres, but it's not for people who don't already know Harry's history....More >>
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    Movie Review: MORNING GLORY

    Movie Review: MORNING GLORY

    Sunday, November 21 2010 3:07 PM EST2010-11-21 20:07:33 GMT
    Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton star in "Morning Glory," a comedy about an early morning TV news show...More >>
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    Movie Review: INSIDE JOB

    Movie Review: INSIDE JOB

    Sunday, November 14 2010 4:42 PM EST2010-11-14 21:42:50 GMT
    The new movie, "Inside Job," is a strong documentary about the meltdown of the global economy. This well made film clearly explains in great detail how greedy investment bankers nearly destroyed our economy....More >>
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    Movie Review: CONVICTION

    Movie Review: CONVICTION

    Sunday, November 7 2010 9:59 PM EST2010-11-08 02:59:31 GMT
    The new movie, "Conviction" stars Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank, but I can't recommend it....More >>
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    Movie Review: "Hereafter"

    Movie Review: "Hereafter"

    Sunday, October 31 2010 12:06 AM EDT2010-10-31 04:06:40 GMT
    Clint Eastwood may be 80 years old, but he's still a great filmmaker. His newest, "Hereafter" is a beautifully done movie that takes on a very important question: What happens after we die?....More >>
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    Movie Review: RED

    Movie Review: RED

    Sunday, October 24 2010 9:58 PM EDT2010-10-25 01:58:12 GMT
    "R.E.D." the three letters of the title stand for "Retired, Extremely Dangerous," a very silly action comedy starring lots of big name actors past their prime....More >>
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    Movie Review: NEVER LET ME GO

    Movie Review: NEVER LET ME GO

    Sunday, October 17 2010 2:01 AM EDT2010-10-17 06:01:14 GMT
    The new movie called "Never Let Me Go"  stars Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, and the future Apiderman, Andrew Garfield .But this is not mainstream entertainment....More >>
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    Movie Preview: Hawaii International Film Festival

    Movie Preview: Hawaii International Film Festival

    Thursday, October 14 2010 10:24 PM EDT2010-10-15 02:24:32 GMT
    The 30th annual Hawaii International Film Festival begins today (Thursday, October 14). More than 200 films from 40 countries.... More >>
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    Movie Review: THE SOCIAL NETWORK

    Movie Review: THE SOCIAL NETWORK

    Sunday, October 10 2010 6:23 PM EDT2010-10-10 22:23:07 GMT
    The new movie about Facebook, called "The Social Network" is getting rave reviews across the nation....   More >>
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    Movie Review: THE TOWN and WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS

    Movie Review: THE TOWN and WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS

    Sunday, October 3 2010 9:53 PM EDT2010-10-04 01:53:49 GMT
    Autumn movies are usually a bit more ambitious and serious than the films Hollywood gives us during the summer....More >>
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    Movie Review: 442-LIVE WITH HONOR; DIE WITH DIGNITY

    Movie Review: 442-LIVE WITH HONOR; DIE WITH DIGNITY

    Monday, September 13 2010 9:09 PM EDT2010-09-14 01:09:52 GMT
    A great new documentary about the Japanese American soldiers who made up the 442nd regimental combat team in World War 2 is playing at the Ward theatre complex this week....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE AMERICAN

    Movie Review: THE AMERICAN

    Sunday, September 12 2010 4:16 PM EDT2010-09-12 20:16:45 GMT
    In spite of its title and the presence of George Clooney, "The American" is really a European film directed by a Dutchman....More >>
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    Movie Review: GET LOW

    Movie Review: GET LOW

    Sunday, September 5 2010 10:50 PM EDT2010-09-06 02:50:55 GMT
    The new comedy-drama called "Get Low" stars Robert Duvall and Bill Murray.It's based on the true story of an old hermit in Tennessee who threw a funeral party for himself while he was still alive....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE OTHER GUYS

    Movie Review: THE OTHER GUYS

    Saturday, August 28 2010 11:27 PM EDT2010-08-29 03:27:53 GMT
    If you're looking for a good laugh at the movies this weekend, try "The Other Guys," starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg ....More >>
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    Movie Review: EAT PRAY LOVE

    Movie Review: EAT PRAY LOVE

    Sunday, August 22 2010 4:01 AM EDT2010-08-22 08:01:28 GMT
    The luminous performance of Julia Roberts is reason enough to see EAT PRAY LOVE, the film version of Elizabeth Gilbert's honest, well written, best selling memoir....More >>
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    Movie Review: RESTREPO

    Movie Review: RESTREPO

    Sunday, August 15 2010 3:09 AM EDT2010-08-15 07:09:21 GMT
    RESTREPO IS the documentary about American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan that won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival this year...More >>
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    Movie Review: JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK

    Movie Review: JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK

    Monday, August 9 2010 12:36 AM EDT2010-08-09 04:36:28 GMT
    The comedian Joan Rivers has been working constantly for more than forty years. And a new documentary about her is worth seeing even if you're not one of her fans....More >>
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    Movie Review: THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT

    Movie Review: THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT

    Sunday, August 1 2010 4:02 PM EDT2010-08-01 20:02:13 GMT
    "The Kids Are All Right" is an entertaining and often very funny comedy-drama about a lesbian couple whose two teenagers decide to find the sperm donor who is their biological father.      More >>
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    Movie Review: INCEPTION

    Movie Review: INCEPTION

    Sunday, July 25 2010 11:04 PM EDT2010-07-26 03:04:53 GMT
    The science fiction thriller, "Inception" is the most talked about movie of the summer so far. I don't think it's as gooD ...More >>
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    Movie Review: SOLITARY MAN

    Movie Review: SOLITARY MAN

    Monday, July 19 2010 6:00 PM EDT2010-07-19 22:00:12 GMT
    In "Solitary Man" Michael Douglas plays a once successful 60 year old car dealer who's spent the last six years in a self-destructive, downward spiral....     More >>
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    Movie Review: TOY STORY 3

    Movie Review: TOY STORY 3

    Sunday, July 11 2010 2:50 AM EDT2010-07-11 06:50:43 GMT
    If you haven't already seen "Toy Story 3," you should get yourself to a movie theater, because the it's a wonderful exception...More >>
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    Movie Review: MOTHER AND CHILD

    Movie Review: MOTHER AND CHILD

    Wednesday, June 23 2010 9:32 PM EDT2010-06-24 01:32:54 GMT
    The new movie, "Mother and Child," is about the deep bond between mothers and daughters. It's an ambitious drama, but...More >>
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    Movie Review: GET HIM TO THE GREEK

    Movie Review: GET HIM TO THE GREEK

    Sunday, June 13 2010 3:46 PM EDT2010-06-13 19:46:59 GMT
    The new comedy, "Get Him to the Greek" is a hit with audiences and critics alike.  (I'm slightly less enthusiastic.) More >>