REVIEW: Acting Veterans Highlight Drama ‘Eye In The Sky’

If the government has a chance to take out high profile terrorists, should it take the shot? That’s the question asked in Director Gavin Hood’s “Eye in the Sky.” The movie takes place at a few different locations, a command center with Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a government meeting room with Lieutenant General Frank Benson…
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REVIEW: Weak Plot, Pacing Doom ‘Huntsman’ Sequel

Chris Hemsworth is back for the sort of half prequel, half sequel to the kind of hit “Snow White and the Huntsman.” The film opens by telling the story of Queen Freya (Emily Blunt), the sister of Ravenna (Charlize Theron), the villain of the first movie. After being terribly betrayed, Freya’s magic ice powers awaken…
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REVIEW: While Predictable, ‘Barbershop’ Sequel Delivers With Heart

Ice Cube is back with the “Barbershop” crew and this time he went out of his way to add some depth and drama into the mix of comedy. The film picks up with Ice Cube’s character Calvin, who is now successfully running his barbershop in Chicago with his business partner Angie (Regina Hall). For the…
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Monday Movie Report: Tribeca Film Fest Wraps Up With Multiple Awards Given Out

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival came to a close yesterday, but not before announcing both jury and audience awards for the best in show. According to the festival’s website, winners of the U.S. Narrative Feature Competition were: “Dean,” written and directed by Demteri Martin, winning the Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature Dominic Rains…
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REVIEW: ‘The Jungle Book’ Hits Its Stride With Lead Voice Talents And Effects

The 2016 “Jungle Book” film certainly adds some new bits here and there, but those who have seen the Disney animated movie should find themselves in familiar territory. As the classic tale goes, “Jungle Book” tells the story of Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi), a young boy living in a vast wooded area who’s been…
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