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Escape Plan
Escape Plan
Escape Plan
 

Escape Plan: No breakout from type

5.5
 
October 18, 2013
 



We have to admit we took a certain guilty pleasure in seeing meatheads Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone team up for the by-the-number prison break thriller Escape Plan. These burly dudes aren’t nearly as buff as the...

 
 
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Machete Kills
Machete Kills
Machete Kills

Writer-director Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills features some great characters. First and foremost, there is the larger-than-life Machete (Danny Trejo). The former Mexican police officer has an incredible aura. In one scene, o...

 
 
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Hell Baby
Hell Baby
Hell Baby
 

Hell Baby Delivers Laughs

6.6
 
September 4, 2013
 



A horror satire from two of the twisted minds behind Reno 911!, Hell Baby has a comedic strength that lies in its random non sequiturs and talented cast of Doug Loves Movies’ regulars like Rob Heubel, Paul Scheer, Riki Lindhome...

 
 
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Drinking Buddies
Drinking Buddies
Drinking Buddies
 

Drinking Buddies: So hoppy together?

8.0
 
September 1, 2013
 



It’s not often that a film honestly addresses the factors that attract people to one another and that depicts the goodheartedness of people without resorting to the sappy soundtrack music cues and other mainstream devices...

 
 
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Getaway
Getaway
Getaway
 

Getaway is a Wild Ride Gone Awry

4.3
 
August 29, 2013
 



Getaway, the new action movie starring Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez, doesn’t have to cut to the chase—it starts with one. The mayhem begins when Brent (Hawke) returns home to find his wife has been abducted. He gets a call from...

 
 
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City of Bones Mortal Instruments
City of Bones Mortal Instruments
City of Bones Mortal Instruments

We haven’t read the book upon which The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is based, but we sure didn’t find much of a compelling story in the film. Much like the Twilight series, this young adult fantasy series revolves around ...

 
 
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Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass 2
 

Kick-Ass 2: More real-life than super

6.5
 
August 16, 2013
 



The element of surprise worked in the favor of 2010’s Kick-Ass. While the Rainn Wilson movie Super, which came out about the same time, took on a similar theme of everyday people trying to become superheroes — Kick-Ass benefite...

 
 
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Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine

Critics have called Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, which opened to huge box office numbers in New York and Los Angeles before getting wider release last week, his best movie in years. They’re right. Like all his movies, this one f...

 
 
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Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Prior to seeing Nothing Can Hurt Me, non-fans–and even fans–of the band Big Star might wonder (justifiably) if a film could adequately contextualize one of pop’s most mythologized groups. That question is answered within ...

 
 
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The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back

The “way, way back” refers to the farthest set of seats that used to be in the old station wagons. You know, the ones that offer a back window view of cars coming up behind you. That position describes (literally and figurative...