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    G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie review: Ninja-riffic!

    Max 5 stars
    3.5
    My Rating
    This fun sequel to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra has evolved in a sense, to include Asian-inspired martial arts and two of the...
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    Battle of the flicks: Admission vs. Olympus Has Fallen

    A romantic dramedy starring the hyper-neurotic Tina Fey is opening against the action-packed thriller, starring the gun-toting,...
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    Olympus has Fallen movie review: Adrenaline booster

    Max 5 stars
    4
    My Rating
    When Washington, D.C. gets invaded by a foreign paramilitary group, it’s up to Gerard Butler to single-handedly take down the Korean...
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    Admission movie review: Tina Fey sends out the fat envelope

    Tina Fey and beloved romcom star Paul Rudd team up in this funny and heartfelt movie about an admissions director for Princeton...
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    The Croods movie review: Cavemen in love

    This amazingly beautiful and brilliant animated 3D film could be the best of 2013 so far. With the vocal talents of Emma Stone and...
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    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone movie review: Cups and balls

    Move over Penn and Teller — there’s a new dynamic duo on the Vegas strip! Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi celebrate their “magic...
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    Battle of the flicks: The Call vs. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    This weekend's box office offers a comedy and a thriller, both promising completely opposite experiences. Which one deserves your 12...
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    The Call movie review: Rescue me

    Max 5 stars
    4
    My Rating
    Halle Berry stars as a troubled 9-1-1 operator in this nail-biting thriller that delivers on tense, claustrophobic action, while a...
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    Spring Breakers movie review: Ski masks, machine guns & ballet

    This sexist, racist, classist movie plays like a love letter to reality TV, Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood phase and America’s...
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    Battle of the flicks: Oz VS. Dead Man Down

    What's better? Going on a dazzling adventure with James Franco for two hours, or exploring the gritty streets of New York with Colin...
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    Oz the Great and Powerful movie review: Rainbow nation

    Max 5 stars
    3
    My Rating
    The beloved film The Wizard of Oz finally has a prequel and it doesn’t disappoint. The lush, colorful CGI and wizardry of 3D...
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    Dead Man Down movie review: Revenge is bittersweet

    Danish Director Niels Arden Oplev and Swedish actress Noomi Rapace are best known for making the original Girl with the Dragon...
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    21 and Over movie review: Legally hungover

    Written by the dudes who wrote The Hangover , this movie is another wild night of drinking that includes strange interludes with...
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    Stoker movie review: Death becomes her

    Think your family is messed up? Meet the Stokers, a Southern family saturated with dark mysteries and secret desires. Nicole Kidman...
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    Jack the Giant Slayer movie review: Not-so-jolly giant

    This reimagining of the classic fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk will take you to a land, high up in the sky, where obnoxious...
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    The Oscars: A guide to movies you probably haven't seen

    The Oscars is exciting for all its glitz and glam, but it can also be frustrating because movies we haven’t heard of, and thus...
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    Escape from Planet Earth movie review: Help, meteor!

    This surprisingly clever intergalactic romp about a family that must work together to save their home planet from humans features...
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    Beautiful Creatures movie review: An emo romance

    Max 5 stars
    4
    My Rating
    This gothic, supernatural love story is a mix of moody teens, Civil War ghosts and powerful curses. Based on the novel by Kami...
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    A Good Day to Die Hard movie review: Cheers from Chernobyl

    Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney are together for some unusual father and son bonding. But what American family doesn’t enjoy blasting...
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    Safe Haven movie review: Tears for fears

    I swore I wouldn’t cry while watching this film, but then, there was that moment when beauty, heart, soul, pain and deep sacrifice...