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Numbered Review #782: Maleficent (***)

One day a Disney exec wondered out loud about what would happen if they remade one of their classic animated films but told from the villain’s point of view. His yes men thought it was a great idea, until one … Continue reading

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Review: Wanted (2008)

In 2008’s Wanted, James McAvoy plays an anxious computer jockey, taken advantage of by all who know him, who discovers not only that his long-lost dad has been murdered and that said dad was actually an elite assassin but also … Continue reading

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647 – Kung Fu Panda 2 (***1/2)

You know how tough it can be to follow up a truly well-done movie, especially an animated one. I think Kung Fu Panda 2 surpasses the original, and it’s because it introduces some heretofore unseen layers of Po while combining … Continue reading

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619 – The Tourist (**)

The Tourist, to be blunt, is malarkey dressed up like the belle of the ball. The first hour or so seems to move quickly, until you realize that nothing has really happened to further the plot in a coherent manner, … Continue reading

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540 – Salt (***)

Salt, a spy movie about a CIA agent who may or may not actually be a Soviet agent, is a heck of a lot better than others in its genre. It has a lot of pulse-quickening action, astounding stunt work, … Continue reading

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