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LIFE, ANIMATED Film Review: Life Affirming and Full of Love

Opening in wide release around the country is the highly anticipated feature documentary based on Pulitzer prize winner Ron Suskind’s book Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism. If you haven’t heard about this bestseller, it recounts the Suskind family’s experience with their younger son Owen’s autism, and their discovery of how to …

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Review – Super Showdown or Marvelous Mess?

transcript: Captain America Civil War opens too wide release this weekend. Have we finally reached superhero saturation or will civil War directors the Russo Brothers keep audiences Crazy and clamoring for more? Cinema Siren has the answer for you! Let me start with not so much a warning, as a tease. CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR …

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review & Interviews: DC Delight or Boy Blunder?

This weekend sees the highly anticipated release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. After all the initial fuss about casting, will audiences finally embrace Ben Affleck as Batman and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman? Will the Man of Steel get the cinematic respect he so deserves? With some much pretty, and so much over-the-top Snyder-fied action, will it matter?

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ZOOTOPIA Review & Interviews: Mediocre or Mammalian Marvel?

  FULL TRANSCRIPT: The latest animated feature from Disney, ZOOTOPIA is releasing to theaters this weekend.  Will it, as Disney hopes, create a new set of obsessive fans and become a modern classic, or will it sink into the obscurity destined for Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR? There’s much in the current news about a decided …

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MISS YOU ALREADY Review and Exclusive Director Catherine Hardwicke Interview

  There’s no spinning this one.  It’s a cancer movie.  It’s a C.A.N.C.E.R. movie. Whether you’re a guy or a gal, if you watch MISS YOU ALREADY, you’re likely in for an impressive, cathartic cry.  But is that wrong?  With so many films about or involving cancer out there, it’s amazing there isn’t a wider diversity …

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THE MARTIAN Video Review: Making Science Sexy, and Ridley Scott Successful Again

THE MARTIAN, this week’s release, is directed by Ridley Scott, who has had a less than stellar recent cinematic record, and stars Matt Damon, who, conversely seems to be in every great movie being released.  Will THE MARTIAN make science sexy again, and bring Ridley Scott success again? THE MARTIAN is the ultimate story of …

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Z for Zachariah Video Review: A Simple, Raw Chamber Drama Dressed in a Radiation Suit

With three hot actors, Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Chris Pine playing the only characters in the film, it’s no wonder it was garnering such buzz at this year’s Sundance Festival. But is this post-apocalyptic character suspense-drama the living end? Watch: Here is the written transcript: British screenwriter Nissar Modi adapted Z FOR ZACHARIAH from …

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Review: Gut-wrenching Indie Fun!

Just what does it take to build a film that is at once reverential of movie classics, a coming-of-age comedy, and a movie about loss? Find out with Cinema Siren’s video review of one of the best films this year:   for those who want to read a review: INDIE SPOTLIGHT There were so many …

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Entourage Movie Review-True Bromance

Here is the transcript for you readers out there: Entourage Movie Review-True Bromance A movie based on a successful TV show need only do one thing for itself to be successful. For entourage capturing the character of its leads and the city where they navigate stardom, notoriety, adulthood and brotherhood is key to satisfying this …

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