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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

With aggression more akin to Christopher Nolan's Batman films than Marvel's pop spectacle, this sequel tests Cap's mettle & metal in mighty, entertaining ways.
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Sabotage

A cacophonous, purposeless mishmash of mayhem and murder whose stink nestles in the nostrils while asking far too much of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Class of 1994: “The Chase” / “Terminal Velocity”

In an alternate universe somewhere, the real Charlie Sheen is still making ridiculously entertaining action movies ... and earning the credit he deserves.
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The Legend of Hercules

"300" is one of many films this badly wants to be. Move the decimal point three places to the left, and that's about the percentage of good stuff here.

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Lone Survivor

Peter Berg's appropriately harrowing, horrifying and humbling war film only goes Hollywood after running an unshakably exhausting gauntlet of authenticity.
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Class of 1983: “Scarface”

A dishonest character choice sets "Scarface" back, but it's still a bleakly funny, compulsively watchable template for the criminal deconstruction of the American Dream.

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The Lone Ranger

Disney’s feeble attempt at recapturing the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise magic feels more like a beaten dead horse than a rip-roaring good time.
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Red 2

Despite a lengthy runtime and some uneven storytelling, "Red2," is still a must own this holiday season.

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Escape Plan

"Escape Plan," the long-awaited lead-role team-up of Stallone and Schwarzenegger, isn't without a few surprises.

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This is the End

When the dust settles on 2013, "This is the End" has the potential to be atop the proverbial comedic dogpile.
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Arrow: Season 1

DC and the CW have finally hit the mark with a dark, modern-day reimagining of one of DC's finest superheroes, Green Arrow.

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The Family

"The Family" is a movie that hasn't quite decided what it wants to be. Is it a comedy or a drama?
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INDIANAPOLIS! Win Passes to “The Family”

Win free passes to see "The Family," starring Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones in Indianapolis!