DVD Mini-Reviews: Celeste & Jesse Forever, Ruby Sparks, Searching for Sugar Man

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Time for another batch of mini-reviews, with one film clearly standing out. Celeste & Jesse Forever [dir. Lee Toland Krieger] Rashida Jones is one of the most underrated female actresses working today, so I was pleased to see her in the spotlight as co-writer and star of this film. In this, she plays the role of Celeste, a “trend forecaster” … Read More

Eric @ The Warning SignDVD Mini-Reviews: Celeste & Jesse Forever, Ruby Sparks, Searching for Sugar Man

DVD Mini-Reviews: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1, Nobody Walks, Smashed

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While I haven’t been making it to the theater as much lately, I have been catching up on last year’s DVDs. Here’s another batch of mini-reviews for recent releases: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1 [dir. Jay Oliva] If you thought The Dark Knight Rises featured an old and broken down Batman, wait till you see The Dark Knight Returns: … Read More

Eric @ The Warning SignDVD Mini-Reviews: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1, Nobody Walks, Smashed

Movie Review: Somebody Up There Likes Me [2012]

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Somebody Up There Likes Me [2012] Director: Bob Byington Screenplay: Bob Byington Genre: Comedy Starring: Nick Offerman, Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler Running Time: 76 minutes Somebody Up There Likes Me is an indie comedy that will no doubt fly under most people’s radars. Its biggest selling point is its co-producer, Nick Offerman, who also has a supporting role in the … Read More

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Video Game Review: NBA 2K13 [Xbox 360]

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NBA 2K13 System: Xbox 360 (also on PS3, PC, Wii, Wii U, PSP, iOS, and Android) Genre: Sports (Basketball) Publisher: 2K Sports Developer: Visual Concepts Release Date: October 2, 2012 I have a confession to make: I’m a basketball junkie. I love the sport, and if I were to let myself go, I could easily watch/play basketball all day, every … Read More

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2012 Movie Mini-Reviews: Dredd, Seven Psychopaths, The Paperboy

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I was able to indulge in a movie marathon of sorts over the weekend, catching up another few films that I missed out on last year. Here are some quick reviews for all three: Dredd [dir. Pete Travis] I always know I have come across a great comic book film when it has made me want to read some of … Read More

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2012 Movie Mini-Reviews: Jiro Dreams of Sushi, The Kid with a Bike, Silent House

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February has been a bit of a slow month for me in terms of movie watching, but I have still managed to catch a few more of last year’s films. One of them would likely even make my top 10 list if I were to update it today. Let’s take a look: Jiro Dreams of Sushi [dir. David Gelb] Jiro … Read More

Eric @ The Warning Sign2012 Movie Mini-Reviews: Jiro Dreams of Sushi, The Kid with a Bike, Silent House

Movie Review: End of Watch [2012]

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End of Watch [2012] Director: David Ayer Screenplay: David Ayer Genre: Crime/Drama/Thriller Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick and Natalie Martinez Running Time: 109 minutes End of Watch is a police movie that nails one aspect that many others often neglect: the virtue of humanity. Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena spent five months riding along (for 12 hours at … Read More

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Movie Review: Compliance [2012]

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Compliance [2012] Director: Craig Zobel Screenplay: Craig Zobel Genre: Crime/Drama/Thriller Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker and Pat Healy Running Time: 90 minutes Imagine you are the manager of a popular fast food restaurant. What would you do if you received a phone call from someone claiming to be a police officer who is investigating a complaint that one of your … Read More

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Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty [2012]

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Zero Dark Thirty [2012] Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writers: Mark Boal Genre: Drama/History/Thriller Starring: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Joel Edgerton and Chris Pratt Running Time: 157 minutes When Osama Bin Laden was killed by American forces a year and a half ago, a movie release was inevitable. How could Hollywood pass up such a juicy … Read More

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Video Game Review: The Walking Dead [Xbox 360]

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The Walking Dead System: Xbox 360 (also on PS3, PC, Mac OS X, iOS) Genre: Point-and-click adventure Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Release Date: Throughout 2012 The last time I cried was at my father’s funeral five years ago. There have been times since then where I would get choked up, particularly after some painstakingly depressing films (i.e. Grave … Read More

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