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‘Man of Steel’ and the impact of its supporting characters

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(2013 – Director: Zack Snyder   Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon)

Once you cut through the troubled emotional core of Man of Steel, you’re left with a triumphant story about acceptance. Read More…

‘Iron Man 3′: A glitzy, quicker version of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

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(2013 – Director: Shane Black   Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce)

The third chapter in the Iron Man series provides the usual snark and charisma Robert Downey Jr. brings to the table as well as thrilling action sequences. But the movie felt all too familiar. I kept thinking to myself, “Where have I seen this story before?” Finally, toward the end of the film, I realized Iron Man 3 is almost identical to The Dark Knight Rises. Read More…

Top Ten Movies of 2012

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Due to me being a man of limited means and time, I’ve come up far short of seeing every 2012 movie I wanted to. With that being said, here are my top ten films I saw in the year 2012.

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Summer Recap

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So since summer is officially over I got to see every film on my Summer Preview list except for Lawless, The Watchand The Amazing Spider-ManI think that’s pretty good considering those were at the bottom of my list and my summer involved a lot of life changes for me.

After careful thought, my list of most anticipated films matched up well with how I would rank them, with some minor changes.  Brave impressed me more than I was expecting. The Bourne Legacy disappointed more than the first trailer led me to believe. TDKR was very impressive but nothing I saw this summer was as good as Prometheus and Moonrise Kingdom. Read More…

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