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Month: December 2016

Why “Collateral Beauty” is a Perfect Holiday Watch

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Every holiday season, it seems, there’s at least one movie that perfectly captures the meaning and spirit of the season, turning it into a must-see holiday film for the whole family. This year’s pick is likely going to be “Collateral Beauty,” which stars Will Smith and a host of other big-name Hollywood stars in a […]

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Why “Love” is the Greatest Underrated Netflix Show

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The way audiences have come to know and love Judd Apatow is via his Hollywood comedies like “Knocked Up,” “This is 40,” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” But what happens when you take a classic Apatow comic trope – nice, lonely guy meets beautiful wild child woman – and extend it over a period of more […]

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How Some Video Rental Stores are Still in Business

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It is no secret that video rental stores have been on the decline all across the world. In the age of Netflix, DVD-by-mail, video on demand, and the likes, the old brick and mortar stores have lost their appeal. Blockbuster, the most popular mascot of video rental stores, used to command such popularity that it […]

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Movie Review: ‘Allied’

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It’s hard not to think of the all-time Hollywood classic “Casablanca” when watching “Allied,” and that’s exactly the intention of the film’s director, Robert Zemeckis. Similar to “Casablanca,” it’s a film set during World War II that features action sequences in North Africa, as well as specific scenes that echo the earlier film – such […]

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Why is Candy Crush Becoming a Game Show?

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Honestly, we have come to terms with the fact that Candy Crush is here to stay, at least for a while. It grew to be a sensational hit, played by nearly a billion of us. Now, it is a game that only your grandma, who has recently started learning about smartphones, plays. Her, and those […]

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