Channel Surfing: Planet Earth

April 9, 2007

Starring: -Our planet and all who inhabit it. Our world is a fascinating place. No matter who you are and where you live, you’re surrounded by the wonders of nature. You can probably pick out a wild animal that can captures your attention no matter what. The problem, however, is that the wildness of our […]

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Meet The Robinsons

April 4, 2007

-Directed by: Stephen Anderson Starring: -Angela Bassett, Laurie Metcalf, Tom Selleck One of the things that Disney animated films have gotten right more often than not is that their films will be fun for adults and kids alike. When I first saw the trailers for this film, I was willing to write this off as […]

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A First Look- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

March 22, 2007

-Directed by: Gore Verbinski Starring: -Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley One of the best things about modern movie making is the ability to make multiple films at the same time. Peter Jackson did it for the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and now Gore Verbinski has followed suit with the third movie in the […]

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January 21, 2007

-Directed by: Bill Condon Starring: -Beyonce Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy Two things surprised and delighted me about this movie: 1. Beyonce Knowles, while being one of the most powerful voices of our generation, is a truly gifted actress. and 2. Jennifer Hudson is, at least in my mind, far and away more […]

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Charlotte’s Web

January 11, 2007

-Directed by: Gary Winick Starring: -Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey I’m going to try really, really hard not to borrow from the book and the movie as I talk about it in this review. I’m not going to do the obligatory “Some pig!” bit that has become part of the advertisting. I’m […]

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Movie Classic: Sneakers

January 1, 2007

-Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson Starring: -Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier For the sake of discussion, let’s say you were making a suspense movie. And, let’s say you had the ability to cast this suspense movie with any actor you wanted. If you were a smart director, you’d go after many of the people […]

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Coming Soon: Freedom Writers

December 30, 2006

-Directed by: Richard LeGravenese Starring: -Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Imelda Staunton Since I was about ten, writing has been something that has played a role in who I am and who I want to be. It can move mountains and change lives. This idea is the driving force behind this film which stars Oscar winner […]

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We Are Marshall

December 28, 2006

-Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol Starring: -Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, David Strathairn, Anthony Mackie In what could easily be described as one of the most tragic events in amateur sports history, 75 members of the Marshall University football program were killed in a plane crash in 1970. Those who were left behind in the small […]

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A First Look: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

December 13, 2006

-Directed by: David Yates Starring: -Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint In what may be one of the most anticipated movies of 2007, Harry Potter enters his fifth year at Hogwarts and does so with some very Muggle complications. Now fifteen years old, Harry has a crush, some attitude, and all the problems facing average […]

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Coming Soon: Night at the Museum

December 11, 2006

-Directed by: Shawn Levy Starring: -Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Mickey Rooney, Dick Van Dyke Have you ever been to a museum and seen something that looks so real it might get up and start walking and talking on its own? I’ve seen my share, but it’s nothing like what befalls Ben Stiller’s character in this […]

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