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Batman v. Superman Review

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

There is a certain satisfaction to be found within the title bout of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. There’s also a great deal of satisfaction to be found throughout the rest of the movie and yet those scenes seem to happen in equal measure with scenes that – for…
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Hardcore Henry: Worst of the Year so Far

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

There’s no burying the lead: I think Hardcore Henry is one of the most unwatchable movies I’ve ever seen. It is both in a physical sense and in an artistic sense. If you’ve seen the advertisements then you know that Hardcore Henry is essentially a filmic version of a first-person…
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SPRING MOVIE PREVIEW

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

March 25 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Directed by Zack Snyder (300), BvS is set two years after the events of the critically divisive Man of Steel (2013). This superhero movie is pretty much what it’s title implies; two of the most iconic super heroes in pop culture come…
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Big Things Coming To Universal Theme Parks

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Last week, Universal Studios announced a few new additions to both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando in Florida. Universal Studios Hollywood will get a year-round The Walking Dead attraction and Universal Orlando will get a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory inspired restaurant. Both upcoming attractions have sent fans…
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Animal Kingdom Speaks to Human Condition

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Grade: B+ Now in its 3rd week, Disney’s Zootopia has managed to out push out Allegiant, the third installment in the Divergent series, in U.S box office sales. Coming in at  $29.1 million, this is a low for the dystopian young adult franchise in terms of opening weekend gains. It…
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About a Burger

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Rejoice Bob’s Burger fans far and wide, while you may not be able to visit the greasy hole in the wall itself, the creators of the show have toiled away to bring the outlandish recipes to your kitchen. T he Bob’s Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers by Loren…
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8 Celebrities You May Not Know Are Irish

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching and many people with Irish heritage will be celebrating the day. Here are some well-known people who come from The Emerald Isle. Maureen O’Hara – Born in Ranelagh, Ireland, Maureen O’Hara was one of most notable actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Her original last…
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10 Cloverfield Lane Review

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

I suppose the neatest trick of 10 Cloverfield Lane is that it somehow manages to make the viewer forget the title. For those who are completely unfamiliar with the first Cloverfield, that shouldn’t pose much of a problem and I imagine that those who either weren’t pop culturally aware of…
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Cluttered Brain

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Spring is just about in the air, the drab of winter (hopefully) entering our rear view mirror. Although the next season doesn’t officially start until March 20th, it wouldn’t hurt to start making a list of all the clutter you need to rid yourself of. If you have become a…
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Ferris Fest…Anyone?

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller? 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the 80’s classic, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. To celebrate this event, a three-day festival will take place from May 20-May 22 here in and around the Windy City and these days will be packed with many fun activities. Here’s what you can expect…
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