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An Epic Journey in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Christopher Nolan’s latest foray in the sci-fi genre, Interstellar, will undoubtedly be compared to Alfonso Cuarón’s smash hit, 2013’s Gravity. Though both films boast impressive

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True Acting in True Detective

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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Perhaps tonight, Matthew McConaughey will walk away with a Best Actor Oscar. Even if he doesn’t, he’s put the world on notice that his acting

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Going for the Gold

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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This year Hollywood decided to delay handing out those gold statues while athletes were battling for gold medals in Sochi. The delay however has made

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Spending Three Hours with a Big, Bad Wolf

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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Jordan Belfort can sell himself to everyone he meets. Finishing up an interview with a reporter from Forbes magazine (“Thanks. I think I have everything

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Jake Brigance Is Back in John Grisham’s Sycamore Row

Monday, January 6th, 2014
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It’s hard to believe that John Grisham had a hard time selling his first novel, A Time to Kill, which he worked on for three

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The Dallas Buyers Club: Matthew McConaughey
In a Fight for His Life

Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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After participating in a rodeo, Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) has sexual relationships with two women. When he is accidentally electrocuted assisting an injured coworker, he

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Jay Gatsby’s Name Could Have Been Mud

Monday, May 13th, 2013
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There are two films now in theaters that have a lot in common – The Great Gatsby and Mud. Comparing a movie based on a

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The Lincoln Lawyer—In Defense of the Defense Attorney

Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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My first journalism job out of college was covering the police beat for a mid-sized daily newspaper in Pennsylvania. Part of my routine was to

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