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Wreck-It Ralph
Wreck-It Ralph
Wreck-It Ralph

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph shows us what happens when a video game villain gets tired of playing the bad guy at every drop of a quarter. In Fix-It Felix, Jr., an old school Donkey Kong-like arcade game, Ralph (John C. Reilly) is p...

 
 
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The Queen of Versailles
The Queen of Versailles
The Queen of Versailles

'The Queen of Versailles' begins as an examination of the new American dream, but what starts as a 'Real Housewives' look at how the other half lives quickly turns into a “riches to rags” story. It’s a train wreck you can’t hel...

 
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Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012

“I am very tempted to buy a t-shirt,” my friend Bob said last night at the Jane’s Addiction outdoor show in Cleveland. “But I am a little afraid it’ll date me.” Formed in 1985, for many, Jane...

 
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We recently interviewed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright for a weekly publication. Because of space limitations, we couldn’t print the whole interview there so here it is. The flamboyant Wainwright is currently touring in sup...

 
 
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Spider-Man not so amazing

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July 5, 2012
 



The plot takes so much time to get rolling, when Peter finally emerges as the crime-fighting superhero, it’s too little, too late.

 
 
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While the film has its deliberately funny moments, it isn’t nearly as much as fun as it could be, especially considering the number of cheesy tunes that it includes.

 
 
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Bernie was a pleasant surprise and one of the bright spots in the first half of the year--well worth seeking out.

 
 
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British director Rupert Sanders’ film is visually stunning as it uses computer-generated graphics to depict the wicked ways of an evil queen, but it’s got little else going for it.

 
 
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While Men in Black 3 begins with a thrilling scene in which J and K do battle with a variety of creatures that look like extras from the cantina scene in Star Wars, the man vs. alien clever banter and fight scenes are few and f...

 
 
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While the film has a few lulls during his 144-minute running time, its storyline has a natural arc to it, and Macdonald does a terrific job of interviewing a wide cast of people who knew the man.