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“GI Joe: Retaliation” Review: Still Dumb, Still Boring, But Slightly Less So

“GI Joe: Retaliation” Review: Still Dumb, Still Boring, But Slightly Less So

Wesley Emblidge

March 28, 2013


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After the first scene of “GI Joe: Retaliation,” there’s a sort of animated recap of who all the characters are and what happened in the last movie. It’s kind of like when TV shows will have a short “previously on” segment to try to get new viewers, as if to say “Hey! You don’t need to see the stuff that came before this!” Almost all ...

“A Good Day To Die Hard” Review: It Really Isn’t

“A Good Day To Die Hard” Review: It Really Isn’t

Wesley Emblidge

February 14, 2013


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Oh, “Die Hard.” How I loved you. How I loved the way you turned such a simple premise into a near-perfect action movie. How I loved the way you introduced us to Bruce Willis, now an action star and not the lead in rom-coms. How I loved all your characters, action scenes and comedy beats. How I was so let down by your sequel, ...

“Looper” Review: One of the Few Movies This Year to Meet its High Expectations

“Looper” Review: One of the Few Movies This Year to Meet its High Expectations

Wesley Emblidge

September 28, 2012


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When one thinks back on great time travel movies, certain movies come instantly to mind. The earlier films in the “Back to the Future” and “Terminator” franchises are great examples, but those were many years ago. Recently, the best time travel movies have been foreign (2007’s “Timecrimes...