‘Skyfall’ Movie Review

‘Skyfall’ Movie Review by Mike Smith One of the things you learn as a film critic is to always hedge your bets. Which is why, six years ago this month, I called ‘Casino Royale’ “possibly the best Bond movie ever!” Thank goodness for the word “possibly.” In the 50 years since James Bond first hit the big screen in “Dr. No” More...

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By Mike Gencarelli On Saturday, November 10th, 2012
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Movie Review

‘Wreck-IT Ralph’ Movie Review by Mike Gencarelli “Wreck-It Ralph” is the latest 3D animated film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and it also has become of my favorite films of the year. More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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‘Taken 2′ Movie Review

‘Taken 2′ Movie Review by Mike Smith What do you do after you’ve rescued your daughter from sex traffickers in Paris, killing pretty much everyone in your sight to do it? If you’re Brian Mills (Neeson), More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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‘Frankenweenie’ Movie Review

Frankenweenie Movie Review by Mike Smith In 1984 a young filmmaker working at the Walt Disney Company made a short film that featured a young boy recreating the “Frankenstein” story by resurrecting his recently More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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‘Looper’ Movie Review

Looper Movie Review by Mike Smith Have you ever had one of those “what the hell was that” moments? I had one tonight as I tried to figure out what happened to the two hours I spent watching the new film “Looper.” Kansas More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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‘End of Watch’ Movie Review

End of Watch Movie Review by Mike Smith A high speed pursuit leads to a deadly shootout with a quartet of gang bangers, captured clearly on the police car’s video camera. Just another day in Los Angeles. Several More...

By Mike Gencarelli On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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‘Finding Nemo 3D’ movie review

Finding Nemo 3D Movie Review by Mike Gencarelli “Finding Nemo” is one of Pixar’s best films to date.  It not only has heart but is action packed and has some of the best jokes ever. I mean the fine touching More...

By Mike Gencarelli On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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‘ParaNorman’ film review

ParaNorman Movie Review by Mike Gencarelli “ParaNorman” is the latest film from Laika, the studio behind one of my favorite films “Coraline”. It is a 3D stop-motion animated adventure but may be too scary More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
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‘Total Recall’ Movie Review

Total Recall Movie Review by Mike Smith Remember the Arnold Schwarzenegger film “Total Recall?” Remember Mars, three breasted women, little Kuato and Arnie’s hilarious one-liners (“consider that a divorce!”)? More...

By Mike Smith On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Moonrise Kingdom movie review

Moonrise Kingdom Movie Review by Mike Smith Wes Anderson has always managed to amaze me. From early films “Bottle Rocket” and “Rushmore” to the stop motion “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” he has perfected a simple More...

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