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Magic Mike XXL

July 14, 2015

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Magic Mike XXL – The boys are back and on their way to Myrtle Beach for one last shot as “male entertainers.” Leaving Tampa, they make a stop in Jacksonville to revisit Mad Mary’s where they dance gaily. Next up is Savannah, only 140 miles from Jacksonville, it seems to take them two days to […]

Love & Mercy

June 7, 2015

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Love & Mercy – The story of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. It flips from mid 1960’s to late 1980’s. It shows early Brian’s (Paul Dano) genius along with his slide into mental illness. He starts hearing voices after the band’s tremendous success with surfing songs. How much of this is from drug use […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

November 22, 2014

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – This is The Hunger Games without its color, even frisky Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks) has been reduced to a drab jumpsuit and Haymitch (Woody Harrelson) is forced to go without any of his substances. Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) reluctantly agrees to be “The Face of the Revolution” in the […]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

November 24, 2013

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The Hunger Games:  Catching Fire – Katniss  (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), winners in the 74th Hunger Games, are on a victory tour.  Looking like Roman gladiators in their chariot, the twosome rides out to meet their cheering public.  Katniss is very Cleopatra-ish and talk about a smokey eye.  They are now seen by […]

Man On A Ledge

February 4, 2012

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Man On A Ledge – Several things are just totally unbelievable here, actually the whole premise is, but it is still an enjoyable movie.  Some of the breaking into a building via the elevator shaft and into a safe are very much like that in Tower Heist.  What happens is ex-cop Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington), […]