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Reach out and touch an alien? Movies offer little guidance

February 13th, 2015 No comments

Astronomers are debating whether it would be a good idea to send signals into the universe, looking for extra-terrestrial life. Since we don't know who might respond, some argue we'd be asking for cosmic trouble.

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'Lucy' Blu-ray Review

January 20th, 2015 No comments

The Scarlett Johansson film from Luc Besson is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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2015 Comic Book Movies: An Optimistic Look at Them

January 1st, 2015 No comments

There's a lot of movies coming to theaters this year and, luckily for us, a decent amount of 'em look like they're worth checking out!

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Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-ray Review

December 9th, 2014 No comments

The movie many fell in love with is now available to add to your personal collection.

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Gun violence rampant in movies for teens, study shows

November 11th, 2013 No comments

Gun violence is on the rise in US movies and has more than tripled since 1985 in those rated as acceptable for teenagers 13 and older, according to a study out Monday. The amount of such violence seen in modern movies rated PG-13 even exceeded that in films rated R for adults in 2012, said the findings by American and Dutch university researchers in the US journal Pediatrics.

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'Thor: The Dark World' Is As Fun As It Should Be

November 8th, 2013 No comments

Part of why the Thor movies work as well as they do is because Chris Hemsworth really doesn’t have to do that much to convince us he’s a god. And the Thor movies know it, too, which is why they remain the true comedies of the Marvel universe. Though not quite as sprightly as Kenneth Branagh’s original outing, Thor: The Dark World is still a zippy gambol.

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Movies Will Get a Feminist Rating in Sweden, but Most Will Still Fail

November 6th, 2013 No comments

To get an “A” rating, a movie needs to have two named female characters who talk to each other about something other than a man. It sounds simple enough, but a ton of successful blockbusters would fail this rather facile test. “The entire Lord of the Rings trilogy, all Star Wars movies, The Social Network,  Pulp Fiction and all but one of the Harry Potter movies fail this test,” said Ellen Tejle …

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Sundance: 10 Movies to Watch and Why It Still Matters

January 18th, 2013 No comments

PARK CITY, Utah — This snowy ski town has once again gone Hollywood. The 2013 Sundance Film Festival kicks off today, and the formerly quaint celebration of independent film has become, as founder Robert Redford put it in a recent interview, a “monster’s ball.” More than 100 feature…

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Jessica Biel Talks Movies and Marriage

December 6th, 2012 No comments

Life is all roses for actress Jessica Biel. The movie star has two movies opening Friday, and, in a new interview with Elle magazine, the 30-year-old says married life is blissful. “It means always having someone there to open the pickle jar…to share the ups…

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Why Do We Love Sad Movies?

April 4th, 2012 No comments

“Titanic” the movie is back in 3D and millions will wait on line to see the movie and get sad.

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