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‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

'Skyfall' Restores James Bond to Former Glory
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...

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in
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...

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

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"...

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

Illustration by Ruth Hwang
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...

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