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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief 0

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Book adaptations from a popular source are always tricky to pull off. The film needs to keep the readers’ favorite parts of a book, while maintaining a story in a much smaller time frame....

The Lovely Bones 0

The Lovely Bones

A debate I always engage in is whether to see an adapted movie before or after reading its source material. In some cases, both materials can easily thrive on their own, each being separate...

The Blind Side Review 0

The Blind Side Review

Sports movies often follow a common theme – that of the underdog rising up against adversity. It’s a theme that resonates with most moviegoers, perhaps because they can see themselves in that role, or...

Up in the Air Review 0

Up in the Air Review

On the surface, “Up in the Air” is a simple movie. It’s about a man who spends his life alone traveling from city to city for work, who learns that being alone may not...