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’360′ Review: Not Quite the Perfect Circle

’360′ Review: Not Quite the Perfect Circle

johnvalle November 9, 2012 0

Director: Fernando Meirelles Writers: Peter Morgan (Screenplay), Arthur Schnitzler Cinematography: Adriano Goldman Music Department: Robert Burger Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ben Foster, Lucia Siposová, Gabriela Marcinkova, Johannes Krisch, Jamel Debbouze, Vladimir Vdovichenkov,

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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Review: A Heartfelt Film Rooted in Video Game Nostalgia

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Review: A Heartfelt Film Rooted in Video Game Nostalgia

johnvalle November 5, 2012 3

Director: Rich Moore Writer: Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee, John C. Reilly (additional story material) Voice Cast : John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman Producers: Monica Lago-Kaytis, John Lasseter, Clark Spencer Editor: William

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm for $4 Billion + ‘Star Wars VII’ Set for 2015

Disney Buys Lucasfilm for $4 Billion + ‘Star Wars VII’ Set for 2015

johnvalle October 31, 2012 0

hen one colossal giant meets another there is not much that can be assured in terms of results. Will the force cause the two to explode or will they juxtapose brilliantly? One thing’s for

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Review: ‘Here Comes the Boom’ Fights an Uphill Battle & Loses

Review: ‘Here Comes the Boom’ Fights an Uphill Battle & Loses

johnvalle October 15, 2012 0

Director: Frank Coraci Writer(s): Kevin James, Allan Loeb, Rock Reuben Actors: Kevin James, Salma Hayak, Henry Winkler, Joe Rogan, Bas Rutten, Greg Germann, Gary Valentine Producer(s): Marty P. Ewing, Jeff Sussman, Gino Falsetto, Adam

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‘Frankenweenie’ Movie Review: A Tim Burton Film “To Die For”!

‘Frankenweenie’ Movie Review: A Tim Burton Film “To Die For”!

johnvalle October 9, 2012 0

Director: Tim Burton Writers: John August (Screenplay), Tim Burton (Story), Leonard Ripps (story) Producers: Tim Burton, Allison Abbate, Derek Frey, Don Hahn, Connie Nartonis Thompson, Simon Quinn Cinematographer: Peter Song Editors: Chris Lebenzon, Mark

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‘Hotel Transylvania’ Review: A Grim Treat

‘Hotel Transylvania’ Review: A Grim Treat

johnvalle October 3, 2012 0

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky Producer: Michelle Murdocca Writers: Peter Baynham, Robert Smigel (Screenplay), Todd Durham, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman (Story) Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon,

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‘High School’ DVD Review – An All Too Familiar Date With Mary Jane

‘High School’ DVD Review – An All Too Familiar Date With Mary Jane

johnvalle September 17, 2012 0

Director: John Stalberg Producers: Arcadiy Golubovich, Raymond Markovich, Olga Mirimskaya, Stephen Susco, John Stalberg Jr. Writers: Erik Linthorst, John Stalberg, Stephen Susco Cast: Matt Bush, Sean Marquette, Adrien Brody, Collin Hanks, Adhir Kalyan Cinematographer:

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‘ParaNorman’ Movie Review: One of the Year’s Best Animated Films

‘ParaNorman’ Movie Review: One of the Year’s Best Animated Films

johnvalle August 22, 2012 0

Director(s): Chris Butler, Same Fell Producer(s): Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner Writer: Chris Butler Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Casey Affleck, Elaine Stritch, John Goodman, Costume Designer: Deborah Cook Cinematographer: Tristan

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‘Bel Ami’ DVD Review: Pattinson, Thurman & Ricci’s Talent Wasted

‘Bel Ami’ DVD Review: Pattinson, Thurman & Ricci’s Talent Wasted

johnvalle August 16, 2012 2

Directors: Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod Writers: Guy de Maupassant, Rachel Bennette Cast: Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci, Kristen Scott Thomas, Philip Glenister Set Decorator: Anna Lynch-Robinson Costume Designer: Odile Dicks-Mireaux Composers: Lakshman Joseph De

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Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Trailer

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Trailer

johnvalle August 8, 2012 2

ar movies…love them or hate them they are here to stay. Unfortunately for such a large genre arresting this realm in the film industry, many of these movies have been awful. With over-amplified characters

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‘The Watch’: A Neighborhood Disappointment

‘The Watch’: A Neighborhood Disappointment

johnvalle August 1, 2012 2

Director: Akiva Schaffer Writers: Jared Stern, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Stars: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade hen one brings the idea of Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Ben Stiller all being

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Massive Robots Revealed in ‘Pacific Rim’ Comic Con Teaser Poster!

Massive Robots Revealed in ‘Pacific Rim’ Comic Con Teaser Poster!

johnvalle July 9, 2012 1

s the world of Comic-Con has been exponentially rising on the silver screen, movies like The Hobbit and Django Unchained have stirred great attention. However, recently another film has been raising anticipation in this realm. The

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‘That’s My Boy’ Movie Review – It’s a Love or Hate Relationship

‘That’s My Boy’ Movie Review – It’s a Love or Hate Relationship

johnvalle June 19, 2012 0

Director: Sean Anders Producers:  Barry Bernardi, John Morris, Adam Sandler Writer(s): David Caspe Actors: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanilla Ice, Leighton Meester Music: Rupert Gregson-Williams Editor: Tom Costain Cinematographer: Brandon Trost Costumers:  Kate Lombardi, Mem Macafee  

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Avatar 2 & 3 Plus James Cameron’s Retirement to Pandora

Avatar 2 & 3 Plus James Cameron’s Retirement to Pandora

johnvalle June 15, 2012 0

n the widely successful film Avatar, audiences worldwide were introduced to what technology and film could achieve when juxtaposed. This film definitely made a large leap in the production of animation and CGI by

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‘Act of Valor’ DVD Review: A Heroic Tale Through the Eyes of Soldiers

‘Act of Valor’ DVD Review: A Heroic Tale Through the Eyes of Soldiers

johnvalle June 9, 2012 0

 Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh Writer: Kurt Johnstad Cinematography: Shane Hurlbut Cast: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Jason Cottle    he relationship that has been built over the decades between Hollywood and warfare

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Top 12 Soundtracks since 2000: A Mix of Music’s Best Artists

Top 12 Soundtracks since 2000: A Mix of Music’s Best Artists

johnvalle June 1, 2012 2

ince the world has ventured into the year 2012, I decided it was appropriate to unravel my top twelve film soundtracks since the year 2000. As I am an adamant listener to music I

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Pitt, Gandolfini & Liotta ‘Killing Them Softly’ at Cannes

Pitt, Gandolfini & Liotta ‘Killing Them Softly’ at Cannes

johnvalle May 25, 2012 0

Creating Another Knock-Out Character s one of the best and most famous actors to date, Brad Pitt has brilliantly portrayed characters for audiences to enjoy since before the early 90s. From one of my

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‘The Campaign’ – May the Best Loser Win

‘The Campaign’ – May the Best Loser Win

johnvalle May 21, 2012 0

ill Ferrell…the name practically speaks for itself. Mr. Ferrell has brilliantly kept audiences laughing for decades of great comedy. From Saturday Night Live and Old School to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and Step

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‘ParaNorman’: Taking Stop-Motion Animation to the Next Level

‘ParaNorman’: Taking Stop-Motion Animation to the Next Level

johnvalle May 15, 2012 0

n the realms of stop-motion animation, Tim Burton has been one of the leading pioneers in recent masterpieces, yet more are on the rise. From the production company that gave the world brilliant films

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