Movie Review of Her

January 10, 2014

By Gary Dowell A heartbreaking, quirky, and ultimately inspiring look at love in the Information Age, Spike Jonze’s Her is an unconventional romantic comedy that offers a profound and incredibly insightful meditation on relationships in a world […]

Movie Review of Lone Survivor

January 8, 2014

By Gary Dowell Based on ex-Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s book about a 2005 mission in Afghanistan that went shockingly and tragically bad, Lone Survivor plays out like the antithesis of the standard hoo-rah military-themed action films that […]

Unfinished Business: A Star’s Death

January 7, 2014

By Gary Dowell While Paul Walker’s death in November devastated the friends and fans of the popular actor it also put the future of the “Fast and Furious” franchise in limbo. The seventh film in […]

Silver Screen Speed

October 29, 2013

By Gary Dowell Director Ron Howard’s latest project Rush, a dramatization of the tempestuous rivalry between Formula 1 racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda in 1976, is burning up the track at the box office. […]

Man of Steel Movie Review

June 12, 2013

By Gary Dowell Aside from the Batman franchise, Warner Bros. has been behind the curve in developing a cinematic universe for their own superheroes; the owners of scores of fan-favorite characters, they’ve developed little else in recent […]

June Bugged – Guide to June’s Best Movies

June 6, 2013

By Gary Dowell Job Woes The Internship: Eight years after The Wedding Crashers (yeesh, has it been that long?) became a sleeper hit, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn re-unite to play two salesmen struggling to […]

Movie Review of Fast & Furious 6

May 28, 2013

By Gary Dowell A funny thing happened at the megaplexes last summer. That was when Fast Five debuted, and unexpectedly crystallized the formula of what had to that point been a very formulaic franchise. The restraints came […]

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