Movies

‘Welcome to the Jungle’: they’ve got fun and games

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Welcome to the Jungle is an entirely likable comedy that once again illustrates the timeless truism that so long as he can stop being a pushover, the smart nerd always wins and gets the girl while the coarse, aggressive d**khead gets his face righteously kicked by Jean-Claude Van Damme.

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The Fantastic Four that time forgot

A new documentary, Doomed!, is coming that sets out to answer the question of why the Roger Corman produced Fantastic Four in the mid nineties was never released, and it's conspiracy almost as deep as the Kennedy assassination.

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11 Films to Start the New Year Right

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The New Year's Day Film tradition is about more than entertainment or opening the year with something enjoyable. It’s about establishing a state of mind, acknowledging that things aren’t perfect, never will be, but remaining focused on what’s most important.

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The Wolf of Wall Street | Review

'The Wolf of Wall Street' was never going to be as universally appreciated as much of its creators’ previous work, but that’s kind of the point. It is meant to be ridiculous, both through its characters’ actors and through the fact that they are allowed carry them out.

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American Hustle | Review

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Whether "American Hustle" is the sign of a brilliant work by a confident filmmaker or a haphazard jumble by an indulgent one is up for the viewer, but even with its numerous detours, it entertains through an outstanding cast, strong dialog and a very solid sense of place and style.

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9 Casino Movies You Can Bet Your Money On

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Like movies themselves, casinos are monuments to the things we long for. In this spirit, here's a list of some of my favorite movies that either have important casino scenes or, in a few cases, almost entirely take place in or near casinos.

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