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Mike Nichols (1931-2014)
21 Nov
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Mike Nichols (1931-2014) »

Director of "The Graduate", "Silkwood" and "Charlie Wilson's War" dead at 83

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Dumb & Dumber To
13 Nov
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Dumb & Dumber To »

Buoyed by the performances of Carrey and Daniels, who appear to have not lost a beat since their last time together.

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‘Dumb & Dumber To’ Review : Worth the wait!
13 Nov
2014
Written by Mike Smith

‘Dumb & Dumber To’ Review : Worth the wait! »

Buoyed by the performances of Carrey and Daniels, who appear to have not lost a beat

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
11 Nov
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes »

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Serkis conveys more with his eyes than many actors do with their words

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Gerrit Graham – Chiller Theatre Expo
6 Nov
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Gerrit Graham – Chiller Theatre Expo »

The veteran actor talks about his various work across theater, film and television

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Life After Beth
25 Oct
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Life After Beth »

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Take a chance and go see what is now my favorite ROM-ZOM-COM!

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Fury
17 Oct
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Fury »

Cinema
182

Part “Das Boat” with a bit of “Platoon” tossed in for good measure

The Equalizer
26 Sep
2014
Written by Mike Smith

The Equalizer »

Cinema
106

Sharply directed, and bloody as hell, “The Equalizer” returns Washington to “Training Day” territory

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case
24 Sep
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case »

Cinema
132

A couple of years ago the film “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” gave many their first look at the man often referred to as the most influential artist in the world

This is where I leave you
23 Sep
2014
Written by Mike Smith

This is where I leave you »

Cinema
99

I hope you take the opportunity to spend some time with the Altman family

If I Stay
8 Sep
2014
Written by Mike Smith

If I Stay »

Cinema
236

“If I Stay” attempts to stuff too many events into a short time period

Bill Smitrovich – The November Man
30 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Bill Smitrovich – The November Man »

We spoke on the phone in conjunction with the film and I found him to be a kind, soft-spoken subject

The Calling
29 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

The Calling »

Cinema
91

A well-paced thriller that will have you guessing until the end

The November Man
28 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

The November Man »

Cinema
81

A standard by-the-numbers spy thriller riding squarely on the broad shoulders of Pierce Brosnan

Into the Storm
15 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Into the Storm »

Cinema
17

Chock full of special effects but sadly bereft of originality

Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)
13 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Lauren Bacall (1924-2014) »

Legendary actress died this evening in her New York home a month shy of her 90th birthday

Robin Williams (1951-2014)
12 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Robin Williams (1951-2014) »

Actor dead from apparent suicide; best-known for his work in “Mork & Mindy”, “Good Morning Vietnam” and “Mrs Doubtfire”

Get On Up
3 Aug
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Get On Up »

Cinema
111

Boseman, who was so good last year as Jackie Robinson in the film “42” is a revelation here

Lucy
25 Jul
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Lucy »

Cinema
9

“Lucy” is one of those great “what if” films you occasionally stumble across that has you thinking long after it’s ended

‘Lucy’ Review : Doesn’t use it’s brain enough
25 Jul
2014
Written by Mike Smith

‘Lucy’ Review : Doesn’t use it’s brain enough »

Its premise alone makes it an interesting watch, but it needed more “thought” put into it

Mike says goodnight to James Garner
21 Jul
2014
Written by Mike Smith

Mike says goodnight to James Garner »

If I have one image of James Garner in my head, it isn’t from any of his film or television work

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review : Andy Serkis Rules All!
11 Jul
2014
Written by Mike Smith

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review : Andy Serkis Rules All! »

Rises and falls on the large shoulders of Andy Serkis

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