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  • The Legend of Hercules 2014

    ½ Watched 09 Jan, 2014

    This movie should have been awesome B-grade bubble gum action fun. Instead, it was a complete failure and a guarantee that, later this year, we will be calling a Hercules movie by Brett Ratner the best Hercules movie of the year. Think about that.

    Watch 300, Gladiator and Braveheart – the three movies that The Legend of Hercules unsuccessfully tries to copy. You aren’t missing anything here.

    To read my full review, visit renegadecinema.com/22057/legend-hercules-review

  • Frozen 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Nov, 2013

    After a long period of lackluster Disney animated efforts, the studio roared back to life with the double shot of Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph. Now, in 2013, they have released what might be the best “traditional” Disney animated movie in years. You would be excused for thinking that the movie is a carbon copy of Tangled, but there is much more to Frozen than what even that solid animated effort provided.

    To read more, visit Renegade Cinema - renegadecinema.com/19904/frozen-review

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Dec, 2013

    The Coen Brothers make movies that are a hard sell to mainstream movie audiences and Inside Llewyn Davis is no different. The movie is about a folk singer in 1961 Greenwich Village who can’t seem to realize his musical dreams. What makes this movie so difficult is that it is set up ans executed like a folk song, as it rambles on and sees Llewyn Davis drift through life, on down the road and back again. It is not a…

  • Silver Linings Playbook 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Nov, 2012

    At the end of the day, Silver Linings Playbook is another solid movie by David O. Russell. He brings out the best in his actors and both Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence should pick up some nominations for their performances. Don’t count out Cooper's chances for winning some either, although it has been a big year for lead male actors. The story is great with a fantastic ending and everything comes together nicely. If you want a feel good movie with some of the best acting of the year, you will find it in Silver Linings Playbook.