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The Golden Compass

Following in the footsteps of a spate of book-based fantasy movies — the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Chronicles of Narnia, Eragon — The Golden Compass is based on a series of books, in…


Colm Wilkinson’s Broadway & Beyond Tour

Colm Wilkinson’s Broadway & Beyond Tour

Colm Wilkinson is perhaps best known as the voice behind the mask in The Phantom of the Opera and as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. But in his Broadway & Beyond tour, he reveals a range that will surprise and delight you.


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The Changing Sound of Music

Have you ever seen A Knight’s Tale? It’s a movie about a young peasant squire who dreams of being … a knight. Through a series of misadventures he eventually achieves his goal, defeats the bad…


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Why We Fight

Why We Fight, a documentary by Eugene Jarecki, addresses the question in the title, but misses a fundamental truth. The movie begins with an excerpt from President Eisenhower’s farewell address in which he warns against…


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Sidekick

Daniel Baldwin may be the greatest actor in the world. It’s just so darned hard to tell since he never seems to appear in great films. Sidekick is not a great film. A mousy young…


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RV – Movie Review

In RV, Robin Williams plays Bob Munro, an overworked, under-appreciated husband and father. When his slime-ball boss orders him to make a presentation for a company they’re trying to acquire, rather than cancel his vacation…


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The Illusionist

Have you ever watched a magician perform and wonder, how did he do that? You know it’s just a trick, but you can’t figure it out and it drives you crazy. This is the frustrating…


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Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

Well-known actors lend their voices to a group of animals living in a valley, blissfully unaware that the glacier around them is melting and their paradise is doomed. Hmmm…. Sounds like people today. The actors…


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Good Night, and Good Luck

If you were alive and aware of what was going on in the 1950’s, Good Night, and Good Luck will, I’m sure, bring it all back in glorious black and white. If you weren’t around…


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A Scanner Darkly

Based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, A Scanner Darkly is a mind-bending showcase of drug induced psychosis. Bob Arctor (Keanu Reeves) is an undercover police officer tracking down the source of a potent…


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Lady In The Water

My wife and I just finished watching Lady In The Water, an M. Night Shyamalan movie. This was a film we’ve wanted to see for some time, ever since we saw the first trailers for…