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Transformers’ Biggest Fan Hits The New York Premiere!!

I can’t leave my readers hanging on the idea that the Transformers’ Biggest Fan got eternally screwed out of attending a premiere, can I? No. Let’s have Sean tell us how it all went down, shall we? It’s only been a couple of days since I’ve returned from New York City, but the excitement from [...]

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Transformers: World’s Biggest Fan In Disguise!

You know how, sometimes, you can be acquainted with someone for a long time – work with him, be great friends with his wife, have kids who hang out together – and never know the person has this really amazing life subplot that would make any self-respecting toy collector absolutely incandescent with envy? In my [...]

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Transformers: Age of Extinction Movie Review

Somehow longer than the last installment, Transformers: Age of Extinction is absolutely interminable and mind numbing with very little to engage or recommend. When down on his luck inventor Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) finds an old cab over semi truck and tinkers with it in his garage, he discovers that he has actually found a [...]

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Chef Movie Review

    Actor/Writer/Director Jon Favreau returns to his indie movie roots in the excellent Chef. When an artist finds themselves in a creative rut or frustration, it is often helpful to go back to the origins of one’s craft to rediscover their passion and realize why they do what they do. In Chef, both the [...]

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Movie Review

Defying fear and expectation, X-Men: Days of Future Past is not only one of the best super hero movies ever made but also exemplifies why the X-Men  mean so much to so many people. After Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) kills Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage) to keep him from moving forward with his mutant hunting Sentinel program, [...]

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Godzilla Movie Review

A huge step up from previous American efforts, Godzilla has its problems but the King of the Monsters is not one of them. After a meltdown at the nuclear power plant takes his wife 15 years ago, Joe Brody (Bryan Cranston) thinks the seismic activity that caused it might be happening again. This leads to [...]

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Neighbors Movie Review

A bold and hilarious comedy that is much more than the sum of its trailers, Neighbors delivers big time. New parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) Radner have the cutest baby ever and are trying to adjust to being parents while trying to still be themselves when the house next door is bought [...]

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The Amazing Spider-man 2 Movie Review

Eschewing typical super hero movie formula Amazing Spider-man 2 delivers an experience much more authentic of comics and offers the most character accurate take of Spider-man yet. Struggling to juggle his real life with the life of a wall-crawling super hero, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) finds his hands full when new villains emerge and his [...]

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Brick Mansions Movie Review

Not fit to smell the French original’s shit, Brick Mansions fails in just about every way possible. In the future, Detroit gets so bad that an entire building project known as Brick Mansions is walled off from the rest of the city and left to be run by criminals and is largely ignored by the [...]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 95: Godzillas and Spider-men and Grizzly Bears Oh My!

In this episode the Gentlemen take a look at their most anticipated summer blockbusters and delve a little deeper into Godzilla and the Amazing Spider-man 2. There is also a lot of talk about the zoo and how there are now grizzly bears there because we recorded at the park and it smelled like grizzly [...]

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The Raid 2 Movie Review

Upping the ante in every way possible, the Raid 2 is easily the best martial arts/action movie I have ever seen. Picking up where the first installment left off, Rama (Iko Uwais) goes undercover in prison to get close to Uco (Arifin Putra),the son of Jakarta mob boss Bangun (Tio Pakusodewo) in order to root [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Most Anticipated Summer Movies 2014

We are just a couple of weeks away from the official kick off of the summer movie season. This year does not look as promising as last year or certainly next year but there are some movies I am super excited to see and several that I am cautiously optimistic about. It is always fun [...]

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Captain America The Winter Soldier Movie Review

Not content to rehash or mimic past comic book adaptations and sequels, Captain America the Winter Solider is a flawlessly executed film that raises the bar on superhero movies higher than it has ever been by stepping out of the confines of its own genre. While struggling to find his place in the world, Steve [...]

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Veronica Mars Movie Review

A near perfect love letter to fans of the series, Veronica Mars is also a compelling enough story and mystery to stand on its own. On the cusp of landing a big lawyer job in New York at a prestigious firm, Veronica Mars (Kristin Bell) is drawn back home to Neptune, CA when ex-boyfriend Logan [...]

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Patrick’s Top Ten Most Anticipated Movies of 2014

At last I give you my list of most anticipated movies of 2014 because I am positive that you are all waiting for it with bated breath. I am also positive that there are unicorns. Sure you might be wondering why I am posting this at the end of February, right before we start the [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Least Favorite Movies of 2013

Just like every year I have 10 favorites I also have 10 least favorites. This is that list. It is not a list of the worst movies of the year as that is highly subjective and I did not see every movie made this year. These are the ones I didn’t respond to favorably for [...]

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Pompeii Movie Review

A poor man’s amalgamation of several other movies, Pomepeii is poorly written mess that feels almost entirely pointless. Writing a plot summary seems redundant because before you walk in you’ve seen this movie several times before but Pompeii tells the story of Milo the Celt (Kit Harington), a slave turned Gladiator, whose entire village was [...]

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RoboCop (2014) Movie Review

Even with  story problems, poorly executed effects, lack of a compelling villain and lackluster action, the worst sin committed by the remake of RoboCop is that is very, very boring. In the year 2028, Omnicorp has robot peace keeping drones deployed in strife ridden areas of the world but the one market they cannot crack [...]

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The Lego Movie Review

A multi-layered family comedy that works on several levels at once with some of the most consistently funny material I have ever seen wrapped in amazing animation, The Lego Movie is a solid hit out of the park. The Lego Movie tells the story of Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt), an unassuming construction worker who is [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Movies of 2013

It is that time of year again where I look back on the year that was and offer up my list of my favorite movies from 2013. This is coming a bit later than usual because it took a little longer to run down and see as much as I could and there are still [...]

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I, Frankenstein Movie Review

Based on a graphic novel of the same name I, Frankenstein is an occasionally cool but ultimately enormously silly movie that squanders the small amount of potential it has in favor of CGI and nonsense. After Victor Frankenstein’s (Aden Young) death, his creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) buries the body in the Frankenstein family plot and [...]

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Philomena Movie Review

At turns funny, sad, heartwarming and sweet Philomena is beautiful film with the perfect pace and sensibility for a film that just as easily could have gone completely off the rails. Based on a true story, the film follows the efforts of Philomena Lee (Judi Dench) to find and meet her son who was given [...]

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The Wolf of Wall Street Movie Review

A big, loud, overblown, hilarious, disturbing and excessive film about the big, loud, overblown, hilarious, disturbing and excessive life of a douche bag stock broker who fleeced people of their hard earned dollars while filling his own pockets, The Wolf of Wall Street is a sobering look at the effects of excess and greed without [...]

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American Hustle Movie Review

As intricate as it is hilarious, American Hustle features tremendous performances, an engaging story and fantastic direction making it an easy front runner for best film of the year. Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) is a con man who runs a simple scam and keeps things tight. He has several legit businesses for cover and laundering [...]

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