Category: Film Reviews

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DVD review: Great Expectations

PG-13, 128 minutes I know, I know … you’re thinking to yourself, why should I care about the (seemingly) 3,074th version they’ve made of “Great Expectations” for film or television? Short answer: because the...

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DVD review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

R, 119 minutes The first “Anchorman” movie was spectacularly overrated, and the sequel is a heaping helping of seconds. Oh, you’ll laugh during “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Probably chortle quite uproariously on a...

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DVD review: The Wolf of Wall Street

R, 180 minutes “No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough,” wrote Roger Ebert. I don’t entirely agree – I’ve seen plenty of worthy films that could’ve been improved...

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DVD review: Frozen

PG, 102 minutes File the recent Academy Award Race for best-animated film under “Most Predictable Event Ever.” “Frozen” was easily the finest animated flick of 2013, not that the competition was all that keen....

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DVD review: ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

R, 104 minutes The biggest question I had about the Coen Brothers’ latest work was not “What?” but “Why?” Why did they feel compelled to make this movie? Like another fairly recent film of...

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DVD Review: ‘Gravity’

PG-13, 91 minutes Despite being only 91 minutes long, “Gravity” is a bona fide cinematic epic, a film with a big story and jaw-dropping special effects. Seen in IMAX or on a big screen,...