In the midst of despair and heart break, it is comforting to know that I live in a nation that is united by tolerance, freedom of expression and support for democracy.
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I wanted to like this movie, but Captain America turns out to be little more than a cliched monument to narrative predictability.
Explosions, wanton destruction, stereotyping beyond belief, robots, slow-mo firefights, beautiful women — it’s Michael Bay’s trademark style, and few people do it better.
There are some moments of genuine comedy in Thor, but they’re too few and far between. The God of Thunder, passes 113 minutes in the theater with a whimper.
There’s a certain shock value that comes with the price of admission at a Doug Stanhope show: He is as sharp as a whip, impressively articulate and the best social critic/stand-up comedian since Bill Hicks.
Source Code is an engaging, inventive and fun thriller. Watch it.
‘Hanna’ is a tense, terse and rivetingly unconventional film. It’s also highly recommended.
“Paul,” an alien escape comedy by friends and filmmakers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, is a pretty funny flick with clear charm but not enough edge.