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‘Alice in Wonderland’ is a mistake of a remake

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

March 19, 2010

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

“I’ve been considering things starting with the letter M”: magnificent, marvelous, magical, merry, majestic, meritorious. Johnny Depp seems to be fascinated with M words and constantly repeats this line in Alice in Wonderland ...

‘The Book of Eli’ opens eyes across the country

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2010

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

The Bible is the most widely read book, as well as the best-selling book, in the world. But imagine a world where the complete opposite is true, and not only have a scarce number of people read the Bible, but even fewer ...

‘Everybody’s Fine’ helps bring in the holidays

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Around Christmastime, I expect to be dazzled with stories about good ol’ Saint Nick and miracles. Before I went to see Everybody’s Fine, I had heard it was a tearjerker and expected to see a family triumph over hard times th...

‘Brothers’ fails to impress

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

When I received my ticket for Brothers, I was expecting a movie that would push the limits of movies about war, have my head spinning with betrayal and war and even have some romance twisted by the evil of death. When I walked o...

‘Paranormal Activity’ will haunt you

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

When I saw Paranormal Activity, I should’ve brought a change of pants.  Whether or not you’re into scary movies, into low-budget films, or really any movie, this box-office winner is a must-see. I saw Paranormal Activi...

‘Wild Things’ is much more than just a kid’s movie

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

(Scroll down for movie trailer!) Where the Wild Things Are, director Spike Jonze’s take on Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, is anything but a children’s movie.  And it was never supposed to be a children’...

Pitt makes ‘Inglourious’ glorious

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

There’s nothing inglorious about the new movie Inglourious Basterds. I’ve never seen a movie with such a creative plot, such huge twists, such amazing acting … and Brad Pitt. Director Quentin Tarantino molded and...

Penn’s portrayal of Milk is must-see

By Hannah Bealer, Entertainment Editor

July 24, 2009

Filed under Movie Reviews

Sean Penn, known for his assaults on paparazzi and Fast Times at Ridgemont High, deserved every bit of his Best Leading Actor win at the Oscars this year. It doesn’t matter if you’re Republican, Democrat, liberal, or conserva...

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