Review: New live action reboot of ‘The Jungle Book’ is nostalgic gold

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Anyone who grew up watching Disney movies knows the tale of “The Jungle Book,” and the lovable characters and songs that derived from the animated classic. What is important about this tale is the journey a young boy...

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‘The Intern’ has good characters, bad ending

SARAH VAN CLEF News Editor The new movie “The Intern,” starring gorgeous Anne Hathaway and award-winning actor Robert De Niro, is about an older retired man trying to stay busy in his own life. Hathaway’s character, Jules Ostin, is...

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Review: ‘You owe it to yourself’ to go see new ‘Cinderella’ film

RONALD SCHEUERMANN  Contributor “Have courage and be kind.” This is the advice given to Ella by her mother as she is dying. Kindness is a major theme in this new version of “Cinderella,” with beauty being more a matter...

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Review: Satisfying first part of final ‘Hunger Games’ films

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor It seems that one of the newest trends circling around Hollywood is taking the final book of a wildly successful series and stretching it out to multiple films. “Harry Potter” was the first to have...

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Review: ‘Catching Fire’ lives up to expectations

JON SCOTT Film Critic After seeing “Thor: The Dark World” for a second time last weekend, my opinion on it had not changed, but I thought to myself, “what qualifies as a good sequel?” For me, personally, a good sequel qualifies...

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Review: ‘Thor’ sequel is solid addition to Marvel movie franchise

JON SCOTT Film Critic In the last few years, Marvel Studios has become a powerhouse studio, thanks to their genius strategy. In just the short span of five years, Marvel has churned out hit after hit. This past summer, they initiated...

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Review: ‘Ender’s Game’ film adaptation stays true to book

JON SCOTT Film Critic Films based on book adaptations are rarely as good as the source material. They miss the point of the book and instead try to condense it into a product that contains stiff, wooden acting, poor dialogue filled...

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Review: Tom Hanks stars in ‘intense’ blockbuster based on true events

JON SCOTT Film Critic Films based on real life events always seem to be a big draw for Oscar picks. Moviemakers feel as if what had actually transpired in real life can be replicated on the big screen, hoping that these...

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Review: Formula One movie ‘Rush’ lands cast and crew in winner’s circle

Jon Scott Film Critic It’s that time of the year again. The summer movie season of 2013 has officially been put to rest and now it’s time for the more serious, Oscar-potential fall films to take the spotlight. We’ve already seen...

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Review: ‘Resident Evil: Retribution,’ so bad it’s good

JONATHAN SCOTT Contributor Everyone has their guilty pleasures when it comes to movies. Whether it is a stupid comedy or a big, dumb, loud action movie, many love a film that many others might hate. For me, one of those guilty...

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