Tag Archives: Idris Elba

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The Gunman

An ill fit for Sean Penn on fronts of art and altruism, “The Gunman” plays like something the actor, co-writer and producer probably loathes: “voluntourism.” Continue reading

INDIANAPOLIS!! Win Passes to “No Good Deed”!

Win passes to a special screening of “No Good Deed,” the new movie starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson on Sept. 10! Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World

Why does Hollywood keep trying to insert some much-unneeded “darkness” into our popcorn movies? Continue reading

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Pacific Rim

The best movie of the summer gets a sumptuous release on video. Continue reading

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Pacific Rim

Guillermo del Toro’s giant robots vs. giant monsters flick doesn’t really add up to more than a good time. But what a time it is. Continue reading

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

“Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” is so bad that it makes the first film look Oscar-worthy. Continue reading

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

There’s elation to the way Nicolas Cage exaggerates in this sequel. It’s a method to make a disposable movie entertaining and a reason to not give up on him. Continue reading

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The summer’s first major blockbuster arrives on video packing a wallop, with a sumptuous trove of extra features. Continue reading

Coming to DVD Jan. 18

Ryan Reynolds races against depth and time in “Buried” and a talented cast races for the big payoff in “Takers” on DVD this week. Continue reading

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The Losers

We’ve seen it done better, but we’ve also seen it much, much worse. Continue reading