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Film brings double reunion

Film brings double reunion

September 28, 2012

Ridley Scott’s latest is far from his greatest

By Amanda Smith / [email protected]

June 12, 2012

Director Ridley Scott’s new prequel to “Alien” hits the viewer with a confusing look at extraterrestrial life.“ It wasn’t a bad movie but what in the world was going on?” said UCF student Chase Terry. “ It...

Film explores pregnancy, parenthood

By Brittany Rose / [email protected]

May 22, 2012

4 stars “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” is a film about several different couples going through several different scenarios on the road to having a baby. From adoption, to young, unexpected pregnancies, to men w...

Dystopian novel prevails

By Felicia Roopchand / [email protected]

March 27, 2012

Never judge a movie by its book. Crazy idea, right?It’s hard not to compare The Hunger Games movie to the successful book that it was adapted from. As with all film adaptations of novels, the plot in the movie will never be a...

Popular ‘Games’ book transformed into film

By Brittany Rose / [email protected]

March 27, 2012

As someone who had never read nor heard of “The Hunger Games” before the promotional videos were released, the only real backstory that I had to go on before heading into the theatre on opening night was what was being shar...

Spies face-off to find love

By Felicia Roopchand / [email protected]

February 24, 2012

3 stars “This Means War”, directed by McG, was a very visually pleasing movie—and I’m not talking about the cinematography. The film’s stars are British hunk Tom Hardy, who plays Tuck, the beautiful blue-eyed Chris ...

Comic book flame dies out

By Edward Mueller / [email protected]

February 24, 2012

2 stars The dark comic book biker superhero returns in Mark Neveldine’s film “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.” Nicolas Cage stars as the cursed motorcyclist Johnny Blaze whose soul is bound to the spirit of vengeance Zar...

‘Woman in Black’ gives ‘Potter’ star new reputation

By Felicia Roopchand / [email protected]

February 7, 2012

Directed by: James Watkins Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer and Ciaran Hinds Rated: PG-13 3.5 Stars While watching the first couple of minutes of the suspense-horror flick, “The Woman in Black,” starring Daniel ...

‘Haywire’ fitting title for chaotic film

By Fred Lambert / [email protected]

January 24, 2012

4 stars “Haywire” is advertised as a high-octane martial arts action romp with little in the way of storyline to get tangled up in. It features a medley of recognizable male stars (Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, Michael Dou...

Eastwood captures ‘J. Edgar’ career downfall

By Brittany Rose / [email protected]

November 15, 2011

3.5 stars out of 5 Leonardo DiCaprio once again proves that he is great at playing a real person on the big screen in his newest film, the biopic, ‘J. Edgar.’ Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film takes the audience back...

Cast makes ‘Heist’ towering hit

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

November 8, 2011

3.5 stars Who knew Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy could make great partners in crime? Directed by Brett Ratner, “Tower Heist” is a comedy about a group of employees who work at an exclusive apartment building called the ...