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A surprising maturity in “The Lego Movie”

A surprising maturity in “The Lego Movie”

Nathan Fisher

February 13, 2014

Even though my bedroom at home is filled with my years of Lego projects, the trailers for "The Lego Movie" seemed dull and boring. When a couple of buddies and I were searching for a movie to see on Friday, we were shocked to see that "The Lego Movie" was rated at 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Noth...

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

Nathan Fisher

October 3, 2013

Moviegoers in Walla Walla hit the jackpot this weekend when several promising new movies were released. My choices were boiled down to porn versus drinking buddies, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's new comedy about porn addiction, "Don Jon," won. That's right, an R-rated kind of pornographic dramatic comedy entertained! "Don Jon" follows the day-to-...

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

Nathan Fisher

September 12, 2013

After a tough spring semester rendered me fried and spent, I limped back home to Tacoma, Wash. with no plans for my 14 weeks of summer except vegging at the movie theater and camping at the Gorge for the Sasquatch Music Festival. After a couple of days of sleep, I was ready to head back to Eastern Wa...

Cheesy love story brings chuckles in ‘The Vow’

Nathan Fisher

February 16, 2012

My 16 year-old sister suckered me into seeing "The Vow" on Friday night by saying Channing Tatum was an 100 percent better actor than Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Lautner.  In honor of Valentine's Day, I forced myself to see this amnesic chick flick. Though totally predictable, cutesy and not great, I enjoyed...

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