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Saving Mr. Banks Review: In The Bank

Saving Mr. Banks is a movie-watching experience that parallels its own story. It goes from cold to foreign to awkward to an amenable turn to resolution. The actual content of the film is fine—hell, it is even exemplary—but it struggles precisely because its genesis: Mary Poppins (and her creator P. L. Travers) exists. If you […]

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And The Winner Is… Four Weeks Of Academy Award Nominees: Week 3

The last three movies for my Academy Award feature are “War Horse,” “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” and “The Descendants.” I particularly felt the need to postpone these films due to me pre-judging them, based on my knowledge that they focused on heavy subjects; something I’d prefer to put off for as long as I possibly could. […]

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Yoostar 2 Review (Xbox 360 Kinect)

Game Review: Yoostar 2 Release: March 8, 2011 Genre: Video Karaoke Developer: Blitz Games Available Platforms: Xbox 360 Kinect and PS3 Players: 1-2 MSRP: $49.99 ESRB Rating: T for Teen Website: Yoostar 2 puts you in the movies! Stand in front of your Kinect, select your favorite movie, and Yoostar will insert you into […]

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