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Movie Review | Intervista

Intervista ( PN 1995.97 .I7 I73int 2005) is a very peculiar movie about a Japanese film crew that is interviewing an Italian director who is filming his own film. Sound confusing? It was! The film, for the most part, follows this Japanese film crew as they talk with the Italian director. I am not sure how …

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Movie Review | Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride is a classic Tim Burton movie that is somewhat comparable to his well-known movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas. The movie is about Victor, a young man from a wealthy family, who has been arranged to marry Victoria, a young woman striving to find happiness despite a difficult family situation. On the eve of …

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Movie Review | Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II (PN 1995.9 .S26 B33 2010 pt. 2) is the second film in the Back to the Future trilogy. It starts at the end of the first film in 1985, when Marty’s (the main character) friend Emmet Brown “Doc” comes and tells him that he’s been to the future. He …

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Movie Review | Invictus

In this inspiring film we follow Nelson Mandela after he has just been elected president and  the South African Rugby team in their efforts to turn everything around in time for the World Cup. Mandela is an extraordinary man who is determined to change South Africa; after having been imprisoned for 27 years, he was …

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Movie Review | Rocky III

In Rocky III, Balboa is beginning to taste the fruits of his success. While he spends his time enjoying the perks of fame, a new competitor is working his way to the top. Will he have the strength and endurance to take on this new menacing challenger, Clubber Lang? There will be training montages, blood, …

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Movie Review | The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Battle of the Five Armies is the final installment in The Hobbit trilogy. After finally reclaiming the Lonely Mountain, Thorin Oakensheild falls into a deep sickness of greed as he and the dwarves try to find the arkenstone. As Laketown survivors must deal with the terrible aftermath of the desolation of Smaug, several parties …

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Movie Review | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

After the thrilling ending of The Unexpected Journey comes The Desolation of Smaug, the second installment of The Hobbit series. As the pack of dwarves continue their journey to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their lost home, Bilbo Baggins falls deeper into the clutches of the Ring. The group must prepare for their encounter with …

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Movie Review | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

  Years ago, the movie-adaptation of the famous Lord of the Rings Trilogy shook the world. Now, the prequel to the series, The Hobbit, gets a thrilling trilogy of its own. An Unexpected Journey, the first installment, tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, Frodo’s beloved uncle and adventurer. Bilbo is an average hobbit living in …

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Movie Review | Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

Before the Galactic Empire, the Jedi Order prospered in the galaxy. A young boy by the name of Anakin Skywalker is found by two Jedi Knights and believed to be the Chosen One, the one who will bring balance to the universe. After the threat of an evil order, the Sith, is found to be …

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Movie Review | Here and There

Pedro lives in a small town in Mexico, but has been away working in the United States. We watch as he comes home to his family and works to build his relationship with them and spend time with them. Things are going well despite some health complications, but in the end Pedro loses his job …

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