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  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai 2015

    ½ Watched 16 May, 2015

    Aggressively tone-deaf in every possible way. I can't even fathom what audience this was supposed to appeal to. Johnny Depp has absolutely hit rock bottom - this is one of the worst films I have ever seen.

  • The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown

    The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown 2015

    ★★★ Watched 18 Mar, 2015

    After the surprisingly positive reaction to last year’s Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, the idea of a WWE and Flintstones crossover didn’t sound quite so crazy. Arriving just about a year after the first animated film in WWE Studios’ history, their second outing, The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown proves to be another success.

    This time around a handful of WWE Superstars pop up in the prehistoric days of Fred (Jeff Bergman), Barney (Kevin Michael Richardson), and the rest of “Flintstones” cast.…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining 1980

    ★★★★½ Added

    Of all the horror films to come out in the last 20 or so years, they all pale in comparison to Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining.” So cleverly and intricately crafted, this film takes us on a journey that is still frightening after all these years. I have seen this movie about a dozen times, but it had been over a year since my last viewing. Thankfully, I was lucky enough to catch a special screening on Halloween night, and was…

  • The Pianist

    The Pianist 2002

    ★★★★★ Added

    As a child, Roman Polanski roamed the streets of Poland during the Holocaust. He survived when his father pushed him through a barbed wire fence. His mother died, and he has said the only thing that will bring closure to that pain is his own death. It is for these reasons that The Pianist is one of the most personal films ever made. It is another in a long line of Holocaust films, but it finds a new way to…