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Top 10 Greatest Spy Films of All Time

Top 10 Spy Films

With the release of Pierce Brosnan’s spy thriller The November Man, it’s the perfect time for this critic to list my picks for the top 10 best spy films ever made. 10. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT (1940) – Starring Joel McRae and George Sanders Directed by the Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock back before he’d even received […]

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Movie Review: ‘The November Man’ Starring Pierce Brosnan

The November Man Movie Review

“He’s probably the best friend I’ve ever had,” says Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan). “All your friends try to kill you?” asks Alice (Olga Kurylenko). “Eventually,” replies Devereaux who’s being hunted by a CIA assassin he trained before retiring from the spy game in the dramatic action film, The November Man. Ex-CIA operative Peter Devereaux has been […]

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Movie Review: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’

Jessica Alba Sin City: A Dame to Kill for Interview

“Sin City is where you go in with your eyes open or you don’t come out at all,” says Johnny (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) to himself and the audience in a monotone voice-over, much like the classic private eye film noirs as he gets ready to head into the city for a dangerous night of gambling in […]

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Movie Review: ‘What If’

What If Movie Review

“Is this always how you make friends, like it’s a business deal?” asks Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe). “Yeah, actually, it’s just my style,” replies Chantry (Zoe Kazan). “It’s quite unnerving but it’s good,” answers Wallace who has just become friends with the one girl he connected with at a party but who unfortunately has a boyfriend […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Review

“If your food is anything like your music, I suggest you turn it down,” says Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) to Hassan (Manish Dayal) and his Papa (Om Puri) who’ve just opened an Indian restaurant right across the road from her celebrated French restaurant in the dramatic film The Hundred-Foot Journey. Hassan Kadam is a great […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Film Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack Hits #1

“Why would you want to save the Galaxy?” asks Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), a wise-ass, bounty hunter and talking raccoon. “Because I’m one of the idiots who lives in it,” yells Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), a smart aleck, small-time thief who’s just about to become one of the galaxy’s new heroes in the sci-fi […]

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Movie Review: ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

Review of Magic in the Moonlight

“My mental impressions are cloudy,” says Sophie Baker (Emma Stone), a spirit-medium. “Are they cumulus clouds or cirrus?’ replies Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth), a great magician and first-rate fake spiritualist debunker in Woody Allen’s comedy film, Magic in the Moonlight. Approached by his only friend Howard Burkan (Simon McBurney), Stanley travels to the Côte d’Azur […]

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Movie Review: ‘A Most Wanted Man’

Robin Wright and Philip Seymour Hoffman in A Most Wanted Man

“Mr. Karnov is not the bad guy, he’s our way to the bad guy,” says Gunther Bachman (Philip Seymour Hoffman), head of a German spy ring, to Martha Sullivan (Robin Wright), a CIA officer who’s also following a half-Chechen, half-Russian illegal immigrant who might be a terrorist in the spy thriller, A Most Wanted Man. […]

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Movie Review: ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’

Planes Fire and Rescue Review

“You came here to become a firefighter,” says Blade Ranger (voiced by Ed Harris) to world-famous air racer Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook) in Disney’s animated adventure/comedy Planes: Fire and Rescue. When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and the part that needs to be replaced is out of stock in every plane […]

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‘Planet of the Apes’ – A Look Back at the Original Saga

Planet of the Apes Franchise

With the second installment of the re-boot of the Apes franchise, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, pulling in huge numbers at the box office, it’s a good time to go back and examine the original Planet of the Apes and the successful movie series it launched. April 3, 1968 – Planet of the […]

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