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Movie Review: ‘Joy’

A version of this review appears in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. 3 of 4 stars. Who knew so much drama could be wrung out of a mop? With writer-director David O. Russell at...

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The Peanuts Movie Review

The Peanut Movie review: The film remains true to Charles Schulz’s drawings and pen strokes — down to the two-dimensional sketches even in 3D — and his characters. For more than 60 years, a...

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Shankarabharanam’ (Sankarabharanam) Movie Review

Director Uday Nandanavanam’s Telugu movie “Shankarabharanam” (Sankarabharanam), starring Nikhil Siddhartha and Nanditha Raj in the lead roles, has garnered mixed reviews from the audience. “Shankarabharanam” is a crime comedy thriller movie, which has been...

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Movie Review: Brooklyn

As the year winds down and awards season ramps up it is common for our theaters to fill up with movies generally known as “Oscar bait.” The types of movies that contain sprawling epic...

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Titli Movie Review

STORY: Kanu Behl’s promising debut is a riveting account of survival, unfulfilled dreams, emotional meltdowns and crime. Set in Delhi’s dystopic underbelly, the film terrifyingly lingers in your mind long after you’ve seen it. MOVIE...

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Movie Review: ‘Crimson Peak’

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever....

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Movie Review: Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender’s riveting take on the man who changed the world. Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic leaves a lot out. There’s no mention of the late Apple mastermind’s devotion to Buddhism, his funding of...

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The Martian Movie Review

CAST:Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara DIRECTION:Ridley Scott GENRE:Sci-Fi DURATION:2 hours 21 minutes STORY: While the Ares 3 crew led by Commander Melissa Lewis (Jessica...

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Movie Review: ‘Shanghai’

The decidedly retro World War II-era melodrama Shanghai is a throwback in every sense of the word. Not only is its aesthetic firmly placed in the 1940s, it almost feels like it could have been made...

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Movie Review-Puli 

It could be argued by some that a fantasy epic is by definition infantile and it should, therefore, be treated purely as a fun outing. But even if one were accept that line of...

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Everest Movie Review

CAST:Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Michael Kelly DIRECTION:Baltasar Kormákur GENRE:Adventure DURATION:2 hours 1 minute STORY: Based on what actually happened regarding the disaster that...

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Hero: Movie Review

CAST:Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Aditya Pancholi, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Sharad Kelkar, Anita Hassanandani DIRECTION:Nikhil Advani GENRE:Romance DURATION:2 hours 12 minutes STORY: Top cop Mathur’s daughter, Radha (Athiya Shetty) is kidnapped by Sooraj (Sooraj Pancholi), the protege...

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Digging for Fire (2015)

Directed by Joe Swanberg. Starring Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Sam Elliott, Chris Messina, Ron Livingston, and Jude Swanberg. SYNOPSIS: The discovery of a bone and a...

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Movie Review

STORY: It is 1963 and the Cold War between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is at its height. Despite these diplomatic tensions, an agent from each of these...

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Movie Review: ‘Some Kind of Hate’

Earlier this year, online video gaming service Steam Greenlight released Hatred, an isometric third-person shooter about a violent sociopath whose only goal is to massacre as many innocent people before being killed by the authorities....

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Movie Review – A Walk in the Woods (2015)

A Walk in the Woods, 2015. Directed by Ken Kwapis. Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Kristen Schaal and Mary Steenburgen. SYNOPSIS: A semi-retired celebrated travel writer attempts the Appalachian Trail with an...

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Movie Review: All Is Well

If ever there was a movie that was the very antithesis of its title, it has to be Umesh Shukla’s “All Is Well”. The film, about a father and son’s troubled relationship, is barely...

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Finding Nemo (2003) Movie Review

In this stunning underwater adventure, with memorable characters, humor and heartfelt emotion, Finding Nemo follows the comedic and momentous journey of an overly protective clownfish named Marlin (voice by Albert Brooks) and his son...

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Movie Review: MOOR

The new face of Pakistani cinema is of much delight to the Pakistani audience. There was a time when the local theatres were a picture of emptiness all deceased and barren. One almost lost...

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Vacation: Movie Review

STORY: Rusty (Helms), an aircraft pilot for a domestic carrier comes upon the idea to take his wife Debbie (Applegate) along with two sons James (Gisondo) and Kevin (Stebbins) on a road trip to an...

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The Age of Adaline- Movie Review

STORY: A road accident one fateful night changes Adaline Bowman’s (Lively) life. After her car crashes, a bolt of lightning strikes her and due to a number of other weather factors being in alignment, her...

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Terminator Genisys Movie Review

STORY: It is 2029 and Resistance leader John Connor (Jason) sends Kyle Reese (Courtney) back to 1984 to safeguard Sarah Connor (Emilia), so that she can give birth to John one day. Skynet, long since...