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2.5 yaps

A Million Ways to Die in the West

“A Million Ways to Die in the West” is a disappointing sophomore effort by writer/director Seth MacFarlane. Continue reading

4 yaps

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Although it runs over a few cobblestone potholes, this ‘Game’ is afoot and affecting thanks to rougher narrative choices and taking crucial chances that pay off. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

Paranormal Activity 3

The walls start shaking. The earth starts quaking. And the mind is aching once “PA3″ relies on the same rickety revisionism that kept “Saw” alive for so long. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

Killer Elite

This meathead version of “Ronin” is clotted with complicated plot threads, but it’s all cover for several cock-punching throwdowns. That’s not necessarily bad. Continue reading

1 yaps

Abduction

Nick went in with no preconceived notions about Taylor Lautner. He wasn’t the only blank slate. He was just the only one not feebly trying to carry a movie. Continue reading

3 yaps

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Piecemeal treats are fun here, but never add up to a cumulative chill. Honestly, the most frightening things it has to offer are end credits with Comic Sans. Continue reading

1.5 yaps

Colombiana

“Colombiana” wants us to see its heroine as more than a hottie in hip-hugging panties. But it can’t spell the word “personal,” let alone understand its meaning. Continue reading

1.5 yaps

30 Minutes or Less

This action-comedy about a pizza-delivery guy forced to rob a bank arrives fresh, hot and steaming. But that ain’t deep dish you’re smelling. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

The tears in the finale of “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” aren’t entirely unearned. The rest of this dramedy may make you rub your eyes, too. It can be that irritating. Continue reading

4 yaps

Nice Guy Johnny

“Nice Guy Johnny” is another solid outing from Edward Burns and the “return to his roots” style project plays much bigger than its small budget would suggest. Continue reading

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