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Mortdecai – Movie Review

Mortdecai – R Release Date: Fri 23 Jan 2015 Mortdecai is a comedy about a bumbling, somewhat crooked art dealer named Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) who is tasked by the head of MI5 (Ewan...

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Strange Magic – Movie Review

Strange Magic – PG Release Date: Fri 23 Jan 2015 Strange Magic is an animated family fantasy musical based on a story by George Lucas and loosely adapted from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It...

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The DUFF – Movie Review

The DUFF – PG-13 Release Date: Fri 20 Feb 2015 The DUFF is a comedy about a high school girl named Bianca (Mae Whitman) who finds out from her neighbor and classmate Wesley (Robbie...

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Paddington – Movie Review

Paddington – PG Release Date: Fri 16 Jan 2015 Paddington is a live-action adaptation of the popular children’s book character with some elements (including the title character) added in via computer generated 3D animation....

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Foxcatcher – Movie Review

Foxcatcer – R Release Date: Fri 14 Nov 2014 Foxcatcher is a bewitching drama filled with suspense and features stunning performances from its lead actors. The extremely strange true story of the wealthy John...

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The Wedding Ringer – Movie Review

The Wedding Ringer – R Release Date: Fri 16 Jan 2015 The Wedding Ringer is a comedy where soon-to-be-married Doug (Josh Gad) has to find a best man and seven groomsmen in 10 days....

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Blackhat – Movie Review

Blackhat – R Release Date: Fri 16 Jan 2015 Blackhat is a modern, cyber-crime thriller from director Michael Mann. Chris Hemsworth stars as Nicholas Hathaway, an incarcerated hacker who may be the world’s best...

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American Sniper – Movie Review

American Sniper – R Release Date: Fri 16 Jan 2015 Director Clint Eastwood brings us this adaptation of the book about and co-written by Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. It’s a deep look into...

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Inherent Vice – Movie Review

Inherent Vice – R Release Date: Fri 09 Jan 2015 Director and screenplay writer Paul Thomas Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon’s novel starring Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin and Owen Wilson. With Inherent Vice like Magnolia...

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Taken 3 – Movie Review

Taken 3 – PG-13 Release Date: Fri 09 Jan 2015 Taken 3 is absolutely ridiculous. After switching directors and dropping steeply in quality in the last installment, Taken 3 dives down into the ocean,...

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