The Mighty 'Hercules' Ruined by Puny Filmmaking

Life’s harsh as a demigod – you’re truly more than human but convincing others can result in ugly stares. Brett Ratner’s latest goes through a similar, if unsympathetic, ordeal – it’s a shoddy product being marketed as “I’m popcorn material." Now even popcorn films might find that insulting, believe me.
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'Boyhood' is a Genuine Testament to the Story of Life

No big-star names, equally big explosions, flashy effects or a premise that embraces escapism, the only thing Boyhood has that rivals summer blockbusters is its herculean length of 164 minutes. Guess what? It’s a winner – standing out from the seasonal bang-and-boom bands by being quite personal and all-out relatable.
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Dredd: Action Prevails Over Context

I watched Dredd as a viewer who is not at all familiar with the comic books that the story is based on. The film was dark, intense, and a little odd, but overall, well made. Dredd is a sci-fi action thriller starring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, and Lena Headey. It...
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