[Theaterical] Jurassic World (2015)

 I don’t usually go to films in the theater due to how difficult it is to work out the logistics involved in my outing. But I planned for weeks to attend one of the few must-see films of the year, Jurassic World (2015). A direct sequel to one of the most popular films of…

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[Theaterical] Frozen (2013)

Disney’s canon films are almost always very good, and even the misses have their high points. Frozen is Disney’s first film since Wreck-It Ralph and it continues the trend of using computer animation, rather than the traditional 2D hand-drawn animation that Disney was once known for. Billed as a musical – it certainly delivers on…

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[Theaterical] Catching Fire (2013)

Catching Fire is the sequel to The Hunger Games. As the middle novel of the trilogy, it has a lot to live up to. Or in this case, the cinematic sequel to the successful adaptation of the first novel. Most of the time, sequels don’t quite live up to the original – or they have…

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[Theaterical] The Wizard of Oz 3D IMAX (1939)

The Wizard of Oz. Really, what more do I need to say about America’s most iconic movie? How many other movies can use a simple concept from the movie itself and be instantly recognized by the vast majority of the general public? All of those are simple rhetorical questions – there are obviously very few…

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[Theaterical] The Great Gatsby 3D (2013)

Baz Luhrmann (the director) is well known for producing movies with visual splendor aplenty, that happen to be lacking in content or become horribly altered from their original source material. This reputation of Luhrmann’s rests upon the critical reception of a couple of his previous movies: Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Moulin Rouge! (2001). Romeo…

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[Theaterical] The Hunger Games (2012)

The smash hit movie The Hunger Games is based on the first novel of Suzanne Collins’ dystopian YA trilogy. The movie itself weighs in at a heavy 142 minute run-time, but each minute has been well spent in condensing the book and translating it to film. The first book introduces us to a post-apocalyptic United…

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