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  • “Space Jam” Turns 20

    Everybody get up it’s time to slam now. We got a real jam goin’ down. Welcome to the Space Jam! Or more accurately, welcome to “Space Jam’s” 20th anniversary. That’s right. The cult children’s classic turns 20 this year. The movie was originally released on November 15, 1996, and made $230.4 million worldwide at the […]

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  • A Three Finger Salute to “The Hunger Games”

    For the past three years, a Hunger Games movie premiered in theaters during the month of November. It was something fans looked forward to all year. I know I looked forward to each November because a movie would be released. A little-known fact about me: from age 15 to 19, this series meant everything to me. […]

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  • Movie Review: The Unspoken

    One has to wonder what prompts an unsuspecting single mother with a child to move into a house in the country with a history as creepy and unnerving as the one in The Unspoken, a new feature out this week by writer/director Sheldon Wilson (Kaw, Shadowground). Yet it’s a story we’ve seen more than once […]

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  • “How to Be Single”: A 21st Century Guide?

    Picture this: a couple of weeks into February; I went to the cinema to see “The Revenant.” Looking back now I know it was probably not the smartest idea, but I needed to focus on something other than my recently shattered love life, and Leonardo DiCaprio is always good for my mental health. Irrelevant to […]

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  • Sister Cities: Not Your Typical Lifetime Movie

    Two years ago, when you signed into Facebook, you couldn’t scroll for more than two minutes before you saw a new video of someone completing the Ice Bucket Challenge. The premise was simple: dump an ice-cold bucket of water on your head and challenge three friends to do the same. It was created to raise […]

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  • On the Importance of Comfort Movies

    “What on Earth is a comfort movie?” I hear you ask. While trying to come up with a decent definition, I found this article over at Piddleville that described it best by saying that “in some ways, it’s best defined by what it is not.”  It’s most likely not a cinematic masterpiece to most critics. It […]

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