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Chuck and Larry Touts Gay Family Values

Under the guise of comedy, Universal Pictures and Director Dennis Dugan are now bringing audiences two hours and twenty minutes’ worth of gay party-line preaching in the form of I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.

Nothing Funny About The Wendell Baker Story

Even the multitude of DVD extras adds little to this would-be slacker film, which is an exercise in patience from beginning to end. Aside from a few scenes that might make you smile, there’s nothing funny about this comedy at all.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • November 01, 2007 |
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Despite Flaws, Spider-Man 3 Works Hard to Amaze

You won’t be disappointed if you’re looking to be wowed by heretofore unseen action sequences in Spider-Man 3. But if it's more of the poignant storytelling of the first two films that you want, you may be dissatisfied.

  • Stephen McGarvey |
  • October 30, 2007 |
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License to Wed a Bad Endorsement for Marriage

License to Wed only gets more ridiculous as the minutes tick by, leaving you wonder why a film so bad would be green-lighted in the first place. It’s also a horrible endorsement for marriage and ministers alike, as neither are portrayed in a flattering light.

  • Christa Banister |
  • October 30, 2007 |
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Cheadle Keeps it Real and Raw in Talk to Me

In Talk to Me, Don Cheadle’s character’s slogan is “keep it real.” And while many critics are crying for “realness” in movies, I’m hoping the pendulum is allowed to swing back to the middle with realness that doesn’t barrage with clutter (sex, violence, language, nudity) that’s hard to erase.

Life After War Explored in Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave is not a film about whether we should be in Iraq or not. It’s about what is happening to those who were. And despite its many shortcomings, that’s always worth seeing—especially for those of us back home, who have no clue.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • October 26, 2007 |
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Robinsons Inspires Creativity, Encourages Individuality

Meet the Robinsons not only inspires Walt Disney-type creativity and encourages individuality, but it also addresses the issue of rejection - head on - in a most sensitive and compelling way.

Costner Dances with Outrageousness in Mr. Brooks

The creepy new Kevin Costner flick, Mr. Brooks, is played out in a way that dances on the line between terrifying believability and over-the-top, almost comic-book-like-splatter film outrageousness. Consider yourself warned.

Invisible Looks More Like a TV Drama

Together with screenwriters Mick Davis and Christine Roum, director David S. Goyer has, however unwittingly, created more of a CW television drama than the ghostly thriller The Invisible has been promoted as.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • October 19, 2007 |
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Transformers Goes for Style over Substance

Transformers proves yet again that a movie needs just a little bit more that mind-numbing special effects to be any good. Lack of substance, however, will not prevent this movie from making the studio a big pile of cash this summer.

  • Stephen McGarvey |
  • October 16, 2007 |
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Outlandish Reaping an Unholy Mess

An outlandish thriller that uses the 10 plagues of “Exodus” as a modern-day gimmick to serve its own wacky ideas about God, the devil and the fate of humanity, he Reaping struggles to build any sense of suspense before delivering up a whopper of an ending that will generate more chuckles than chills.

  • Christian Hamaker |
  • October 16, 2007 |
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A Mighty Heart Has Very Little

A Mighty Heart tells the story of the events leading up to journalist Daniel Pearl’s vicious murder in 2002. And while it is presented with technical precision, Heart largely fails to induce the emotions that such a compelling story should.

  • Stephen McGarvey |
  • October 16, 2007 |
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Only Liars and Billionaires Win in The Hoax

Though the plot is mildly interesting and the filmmakers do a good job of creating tension, The Hoax leaves audiences with a slimy feeling and a cynical assurance that gifted liars and powerful billionaires do win out in the end.

Charlie Richards and the Road to Life at the Pond

When Charlie Richards, creator of the Christian animated series, Life at the Pond, first moved to Hollywood, he thought he’d spend the rest of his life writing television for grown-ups—not making videos for children.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • October 15, 2007 |
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Silly Evan Almighty Stays Afloat

Evan Almighty deliver laughs. Not the side-clutching, gut-busting guffaws of the best comedies, but a gentle amusement, with several chuckles along the way. It’s a summer blockbuster for the under-10 set, as well as teens and adults.

  • Christian Hamaker |
  • October 09, 2007 |
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Penguins Charm, Yet Again, in Surf’s Up

Unlike Happy Feet’s heavy-handed commentary on the environment and animal rights, the messages in Surf's Up are far less controversial: a lifelong dream often involves risk, winning isn’t everything and respect for elders (and mentors) is essential for success.

  • Christa Banister |
  • October 09, 2007 |
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Hungry Hearts Seek Solace in Reign Over Me

The characters in Reign Over Me do not look heavenward for help, but the movie’s joy is in its story of old friends reunited—in what that friendship means for one man’s ability to face reality, and for the other’s realization of the blessings he’s already been given.

  • Christian Hamaker |
  • October 09, 2007 |
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28 Weeks Later: Return of the Moral Horror Movie?

Director Danny Boyle’s terrifying vision of societal decay and survival of the fittest reinvigorated the horror genre in 2003 with 28 Days Later. Now, its sequel, 28 Weeks Later, introduces a stronger family dynamic than its predecessor.

  • Christian Hamaker |
  • October 09, 2007 |
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Storytelling Found Lacking in Jindabyne

The cinematography in Jindabyne is stunning—one of the highlights. But its portent undertones simply do not work. They detract from the storytelling. As a result, you can’t help feeling depressed after watching this film.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • October 04, 2007 |
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Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Falls Flat

With its amazing special effects, this sequel to the 2005 summer blockbuster looks like it should be a hit. Sadly, problems involving lack of chemistry, a poor story structure and a faulty worldview cause Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer to only fall flat.

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