Movie reviews
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* * * (Sci-fi for young ladies) Our twentysomething granddaughters have read Veronica Roth’s sci-fi book, seen the movie, and loved both. While not quite sharing their enthusiasm for the … more
* * * ½ (Fun for parents and kids) A half dozen trailers aimed at kids, a Monsters University cartoon short and a nearly two-hour Muppet movie make for a long but satisfying time at the … more
* * * ½ (Great special effects and Downey’s performance outclass confusing plot) The problem with sequels is that the writers and directors assume that the audience is familiar with or … more
* * (Crude attempt at humor) Joyce will not go to a Will Ferrell movie, forcing me to sit alone through his crude, inane, sophomoric humor. The dozen or so young, white males in the … more
* * * * (Quirky southern saga) You’ll have to go to Providence Place or wait until this quirky southern tale shows upon Netflix, but catch it one way or another. Matthew McConaughey, … more
* * ½ (Violent action comedy) There are too many guns in this violent action comedy and too many confusing characters and plot twists to hold your interest. And that’s too bad, because … more
* * * * * (Don) * * * * (Joyce) We were well into “Nebraska” before we realized that it was filmed in black and white. That’s probably because it is a dark, bleak movie that takes place … more
* * (A big dud) It is not enough these days to have a large, star-studded cast working in a movie that is terribly written. Such is the case with “The Big Wedding,” which turns out to be … more
* * * * (Complex characters in con movie) We don’t remember a lot about the 1978 ABSCAM scandal, but the folks who made “American Hustle,” the ultimate con movie, tell us up front … more
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