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‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

Nathan Fisher

November 15, 2012

This year marks the historic 50-year anniversary of the James Bond franchise (remember Sean Connery in the 1962 classic "Dr. No"?). Not surprisingly, I had no problem convincing six carloads of friends to attend the midnight premiere of "Skyfall," the 23rd Bond movie, starring Daniel Craig. And we were certainly not disappoint...

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Nathan Fisher

October 11, 2012

After a grueling and rather unpleasant week of midterms, I escaped to the theater for a good pick-me-up and a mindless movie. My fried brain needed something predictable, silly and fun. Believe it or not, "Pitch Perfect"––that's right, the a cappella version of "Glee"––hit the spot! "Pitch Perfect" follows Beca (Anna Kendrick ...

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

Nathan Fisher

October 4, 2012

Returning to two-dimensional viewing this week, I just couldn't resist seeing another bloody, violent movie set in the future. "Looper," a sci-fi action thriller, takes the time travel premise in "Terminator" and "Back to the Future" and spins a mind-bending thriller that hits a home run. "Looper" opens in the year 2044 with Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a looper,...

Fall in love with ‘Finding Nemo’ all over again in a new dimension

Fall in love with ‘Finding Nemo’ all over again in a new dimension

Nathan Fisher

September 20, 2012

I'm baring my soul here: the sappy characters in "The Muppets" and "Finding Nemo" are my all-time favorites. Really, over the past couple of weeks, I've been as excited as the 10-year-old kid I was in 2003 when "Finding Nemo" was first released, waiting for the rerelease of "Finding Nemo" in 3-D. Sure, the 3-D was pro...

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