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“Killing Them Softly” deserves an audience

“Killing Them Softly” deserves an audience

December 4, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

Brad Pitt has just went from “celebrity with talent” to an official “acting legend.” Consider yourself warned. Andrew Dominik’s latest film “Killing Them Softly” is going to be a highly debated film. Whether the audience member loves or hates it, one thing must be said: they just witnessed film history. “Killing Them Softly” is a […]

‘Melancholia’ falls just short

April 19, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

Ideas come easy. Half are good and a third are great, but only a select few of us can take these great ideas and execute them to the upmost of quality. In “Melancholia,” writer/director Lars Von Trier puts together an original sci-fi story that focuses more on its characters, rather than any piece of action […]

‘Apollo 18′ launches failure

March 7, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

“Apollo 18” failed to capture the fear and horror that similar movies were able to create. The story goes that the last recorded time we sent anyone to the moon was in 1972. In 2011, footage of a shuttle sent in 1974 just happened to show up out of nowhere. As incredibly unbelievable as this is, […]

‘Laugh at My Pain’ hurts so good

February 14, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

One stool, one mic, one red cup and tons interesting life stories: that’s all Kevin Hart needed for his third standup DVD that hit only 86 AMC Theatres when it debuted last September. Hart is only one of a tiny few of comedians to have his standup shown in theaters. “Laugh at My Pain” sold […]

“Sarah’s Key” lectures, does not entertain

January 30, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

It seems that some people confuse a good story with a good theme. There is quite a difference. The film “Sarah’s Key” deals with a very emotional historical event: the Holocaust. But while this film succeeds in its purpose of educating the audience, it does not entertain them. The story of this film follows a modern-day French […]