Monthly Archives: June 2013

Box Office Game: 6/28/13

As a Finance major and a Movie Buff, I’ve always had an unhealthy obsession with Box Office results.  While there are a multitude of factors that prevent a movie’s domestic and international grosses from accurately representing its actual financial success … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 2 Review: MINIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Few animated movies over the past decade or so have taken people off guard quite like Despicable Me did in 2010.  The first film made by the fledgling Universal Animation production company, Illumination Entertainment, the combination of the Dr. Horrible-esque villain reversal … Continue reading

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Two Cents Worth: Favorite Pixar Movie

When it comes to movies, there are a lot of unpopular opinions that I can deal with.  I’ve heard of people who have hated The Dark Knight and people who have loved Battlefield Earth.  I’ve had friends who’ve hated The … Continue reading

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World War Z Review: Citizen Zeke

I’m not going to lie, I’m not much of a book-reader.  I only own two books at the moment that are neither school nor movie industry related.  One of those two books happens to be Max Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide, … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement: Review Sharing

A while back, I started linking other peoples reviews onto my posts.  A lot of people do something similar, including Filmhipster’s Film Under Review, Mettel Ray’s Linked and any of Cinematic Corner’s “+ links” posts.  Others, like Issy over at The … Continue reading

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This Is The End Review: Solid Goldberg

I have a special place in my heart for movies that combine idiocy and brilliance without ever letting you figure out which is which.  In recent years, no pair has managed to do this better than the Apatow gang, aka … Continue reading

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Monsters University Review: We’re OK!!!

*The following  review was posted several months ago on my site, but taken down at the request of the screening party.  Now that the Disney’s review embargo has been lifted, I am now allowed to repost it.* I got the … Continue reading

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Man of Steel Review: Strong as Steel, Cold as Ice

Well, it’s been a long wait but it’s finally here.  After Star Trek: Into Darkness, Man of Steel stood as my second most anticipated movie of 2013 for a variety of reasons.  Of those reasons, not a single one made me … Continue reading

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Movies I Should Have Seen By Now: Weekly Wrap-Up 6

So, I’ll admit that the title to this segment has become a bit of a misnomer seeing as it’s been taking me far more than one week to get them out lately.  Luckily, this time I have finals to blame … Continue reading

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Two Cents Worth: Unrealistic Movie Premises

Once of the greatest things that great movies have always been capable of is drawing audiences into a world that doesn’t exist.  We go into a theater, knowing that everything we’re seeing is completely fictional, yet still manage to immerse … Continue reading

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