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  • After Earth

    After Earth

    ½

    This film is proof that it all comes down to the story. If the story isn't there, the movie is ultimately a waste of time.

    I really had no interest in seeing AFTER EARTH, especially after M. Night Shyamalan's last six films. I saw it at a free screening on the Paramount Pictures lot. The screening itself was the best you could get: the Paramount Theater, 4K Projection (the film was shot on Sony's 4K F65 camera), and the best…

  • Better Off Dead...

    Better Off Dead...

    ★★★★★

    "Lane, I've been at this high school for seven and a half years. I'm no dummy." - Charles Del Mar

    Yes, I just gave BETTER OFF DEAD five stars. The film has all the elements of the 80's high school comedy. However, no other 80's high school comedies, or any other film for that matter, can claim they have a pair of drag-racing Japanese brothers, one of whom can't speak English, and the other who learned English by watching Howard…