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PASS THE POPCORN: Not quite ‘Unstoppable’

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor Like many made-for-television movies, the main shtick of new action flick "Unstoppable" is that it's inspired by true events. Also like many made-for-television flicks, Denzel Washingto...

PASS THE POPCORN: Hit the snooze button

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor Becky (Rachel McAdams) has just been fired from her job as an assistant producer at a very early morning news show. With a less-than-supportive mother and a schedule that has her eat...

PASS THE POPCORN: Gyllenhaal scores in a new flick by Zwick

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Carmen Splane, Contributor Right before the turn of the 21st century, a sexual revolution was born. A little blue pill that had all the makings of a pharmaceutical promised land was ushered into the American...

PASS THE POPCORN: Dangerous ‘Games’

by Staff

November 9, 2010

By David Dixon, Staff Writer Just because Election Day has come and gone, it doesn't mean political intrigue is gone from the big screen. "Fair Game" is the true story of how a CIA agent is forced to deal with her own persona...

PASS THE POPCORN: Phillips’ unlikely duo saves an uneven story

by Staff

November 4, 2010

Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis play nice in ‘Due Date’ By David Dixon, Staff Writer Those going to see "Due Date" this weekend and expecting something similar to the smash comedy "The Hangover" will be surpris...

PASS THE POPCORN: Ferrell lends his ‘Mega’ chords to family flick

by Staff

November 3, 2010

By David Dixon, Staff Writer "Megamind" is an animated tale about an alien (hilariously voiced by Will Ferrell) who always felt like an outcast on planet earth. A very funny introduction opens the film, in which the ext...

PASS THE POPCORN: That’ll do, Eastwood

by Staff

October 26, 2010

Morgan Denno, Staff Writer Clint Eastwood’s latest movie “Hereafter” weaves three seemingly unrelated story threads into a neat knot at the end. “Hereafter” marks Eastwood’s 31st directing turn and his...

PASS THE POPCORN: Just rent the original

by Staff

October 26, 2010

Carmen Splane, Contributor There was extensive media hype, an innovative marketing plan and an homage to cinema verité. It was demanded across the country and it worked; it was almost too good. That was the first “Par...