‘Bridge of Spies:’ a test of American and Soviet character

October 23, 20150

The 1950s were a strange time in terms of foreign policy. In many Americans’ eyes, it was clear: it was…

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“Back to the Future” trilogy: Three gems out of time

October 21, 20150

The October 21, 2015 that we see in “Back to the Future: Part II” is a very different from the…

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Movie Review: “Resurrection ‘F’” is a love letter to “DBZ” fans

August 6, 20150

“Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” is a movie for the “Dragon Ball” fans that have been around since the beginning,…

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Movie Review: “Ant-Man” is good, dumb fun

July 25, 20150

Poor Ant-Man. He’s the Marvel hero no one can take seriously. When you have gods like Thor, super-soldiers like Captain…

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Movie Review: “Genisys” can’t adapt to save itself

July 7, 20150

This movie had the potential to rescue a franchise that badly needed rescuing. The first “Terminator” film was an awesome…

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Movie Review: “3022 ft:” The story of Mt. Marathon

July 1, 20150

“3022 ft.” is the story of Mt. Marathon, Alaska’s legendary 4th of July mountain race that’s drawn racers to Seward…

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Movie Review: “Jurassic World” is brain-dead fun

June 25, 20150

The first “Jurassic Park” film was a landmark in cinema. While it didn’t have the most captivating story, the special…

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Film Review: “Kung Fury” is a rad love letter

June 9, 20150

There are some movies that are so full of holes and flaws that they descend below awfulness and become good…

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Film Review: “Fury Road” pleasantly surprises

May 26, 20150

Reboots are tricky things to do. Right off the bat, audience expectations are low. Some might accuse executives of reaching…

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Film Review: “Age of Ultron” carries a lot of baggage

May 14, 20150

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALL PREVIOUS MARVEL MOVIES BELOW It has been two years since the Chitauri invasion of New York.…

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‘Come Out and Play’ fails to justify its existence

April 29, 20150

In an impressive feat, “Come Out and Play” manages to destroy viewers’ sympathy and investment within the first 15 minutes.…

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‘Anchorage Is’ provides a colorful portrait of Anchorage’s 100 years as a city

April 21, 20150

Over the past few weeks, “Anchorage Is” has been playing weekend after weekend at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub. It was…

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‘The Returned’ needs a reality check

February 18, 20150

“The Returned” sincerely wants to be deep, but doesn’t put in the effort to actually be deep. It’s the worst…

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‘Dear White People’ explores the complexities of black American experience

February 18, 20150

The jocks, the rich kids, the goths — many are familiar with the cliques of “Mean Girls,” but those groups…

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