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The Imitation Game: Terrific Film brings Deserved Attention to Turing

Known as the father of theoretical computer science, during WW2 Turing was not someone who fought in the trenches, but he was no less a genuine war hero. Winston Churchill said that Alan Turing made the single biggest contribution to Allied victory in the war against Nazi Germany. Cumberbatch catches his essence perfectly in The Imitation Game...

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‘Birdman’ (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Movie Review, Trailer

Where the heck has Michael Keaton been, you may ask yourself, and who cares, anyway? See director Alehandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s spread of spectacularly broken characters in Birdman and you’ll have your answer. It includes Keaton’s starring, and possibly award-winning turn, as a washed up superhero looking for a comeback and acceptance as a “real actor”. …

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The Book of Life: Makes Spirits Bright

An eye-popping kaleidoscope of color and the specificity of creative visual flourishes make this week’s 3-D animated feature release , which is inspired by Mexican folklore, Mexican folk art and El Dia de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), a qualified delight and a diverting time at the cinema for movie lovers of all …

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Fury: Captures the Raw Hell of War

Those of us who haven’t been there have all heard war is hell but the new movie Fury, written and directed by David Ayer (End of Watch)reaffirms that truism by grabbing viewers by the throat and thrusting them into it all…. the blood and the dirt and the terror, the ambiguity, the struggle to maintain …

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters-Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Chic

Sometimes a movie is just…bad. We can all watch it and see what they had in mind, how the pitch went, how the director and producers signed on, and talked some pretty big stars into taking part. And we can see the whole thing derail through to post production, delayed release, and as we watch …

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