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Into the Woods: Cinema Siren’s Movie Review

‘This dark delicious operetta is a perfect palate cleanse from a dysfunctional holiday.’ Be careful what you wish for. That’s the tagline for the new musical movie adaptation of Into the Woods. If you are yearning for a new musical that is dark, complicated, and funny, as well as beautifully constructed, and at times more …

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Penguins of Madagascar: These DreamWorks Birds Try but Can’t Fly

  Penguins of Madagascar has giggles and chuckles enough to satisfy those looking for a mild diversion. Sadly, It leaves animation fans who love the penguins from previous movies feeling disappointed by frenetic plotting and decidedly inconsistent character development. The whole adventure plays like it started out targeted to adults only to be audience-tested to death …

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Interstellar Movie Review: Nolan’s Space Spectacle

Nolan Feels His Way to a Beautiful Brainy Blockbuster “Do not go gently into that good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” These lines from a Dylan Thomas poem are used repeatedly in Christopher Nolan’s newest colossal undertakingInterstellar, and this quote, which …

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The Croods: Quest for Fire meets The Simpsons

THE CROODS Frenetic Fun, Stone Age Family style 3 starfish The Croods, the new 3D computer animated feature release from Dreamworks, is the story of a prehistoric family who take a road trip out of necessity. Patriarch Grug (Nicolas Cage) spends every day protecting his family by alternately leading them on life-endangering family hunting trips …

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