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1. Short Term 12 (***, 2013). Grace (Brie Larson), the supervisor at a youth halfway house, has to deal with not only the varied problems of her patients but also those involving her coworker/boyfriend (John Gallagher, Jr.) in this sentimental, … Continue reading

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Older Movies: Mars (2010)

Holy wow, guys, this is one interesting and entertaining movie. A trio of astronauts is sent by NASA to the Red Planet in hopes of finding sentient life. Or life of any kind. To paraphrase the noted mathematician Ian Malcolm, … Continue reading

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699 – The Lorax (***)

If you’re as tall as an adult’s knees, then you should like The Lorax, who speaks for the trees. Although it follows a tried-and-true formula, this is a film worth watching with your wee ones – or even by yourself. … Continue reading

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681 – The Adventures of Tintin (***1/2)

Even if you’ve never heard of the Tintin character, let alone read the classic Herge comics, this movie of his adventures is terrific from start to finish, complete with invigorating characters, dazzling effects (special and otherwise), exotic settings, and unabashed, … Continue reading

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663 – Puss in Boots (**)

I’ll be frank right up front, even though that’s not my name. Puss in Boots just isn’t a very good movie. It attempts to cling to the tattered coattails of Shrek an is just good enough to sustain interest for … Continue reading

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