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Let my people 'Whoa!'

Ever since the 2004 megahit "The Passion of the Christ," Hollywood has been open-minded to faith-based entertainment, and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1472 Views

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Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 8616 Views

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Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 6953 Views

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Review: 'Sex Tape'

There's a sequence early on in "Sex Tape" during which the married couple played by Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel try repeatedly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 7155 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>What's not to like about the Village?</b> Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/06/27/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Santa Clara, on Jul 5, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 52 comments | 2635 Views

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Review: 'Tammy'

By all rights, the new comedy "Tammy" would be the ultimate expression of Melissa McCarthy's comedy. Written by the film...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 9387 Views

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Review: 'Jersey Boys'

Let's face it: "Jersey Boys" has never been high art. The wildly successful jukebox musical about Frankie Valli and the Four...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 22, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 14519 Views

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Gia Coppola explores wide-eyed, wild, wasted youth in 'Palo Alto'

'Palo Alto,' Gia Coppola's dark, atmospheric coming-of-age tale, follows a group of listless teens as they meander from party...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3720 Views

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Review: 'Palo Alto'

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 11755 Views

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Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 16001 Views

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Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 13223 Views

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Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 770 Views

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Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 14226 Views

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Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Like a rolling stone, singer-guitarist Llewyn Davis tumbles through the Greenwich Village folk-music scene of the '60s. It's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Xaviem, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 16438 Views

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Review: 'The Great Beauty'

It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 14156 Views

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Review: 'Philomena'

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 13937 Views

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Review: 'The World's End'

You can go home again, but it's going to involve drinking. That's the starting point of "The World's End," the latest from...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Movie Watcher, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 13684 Views

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Review: 'Austenland'

The new romantic comedy "Austenland" casts a skeptical eye on the fantasy of romantic comedy itself, dating all the way back...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3519 Views

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Review: 'The Spectacular Now'

A mature film tenderly performed by its young leads and skillfully adapted from Tim Tharp's YA novel. -P.C. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3084 Views

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Review: 'Jobs'

This biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs gets the look right in design and casting. But even Jobs, a dedicated aesthete,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
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