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'Monkey Kingdom' is a treat for the whole family

Monkey Kingdom

The eighth in the Disneynature series, “Monkey Kingdom” is narrated by comedienne Tina Fey of Saturday Night Live and 3rd Rock fame to great effect; it may be the most clearly comical...

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'Wild Tales' has strength and a sense of humor

The at-times riotously unruly "Wild Tales" is an outlier in a group of movies characterized by corruption ("Leviathan"), war ("Tangerines"), jihadist oppression...


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'Unfriended' — A clever conceit undermined by its own execution

Like “The Blair Witch Project” before it, “Unfriended” is more of a marketing ploy than a decent movie. Its website is peppered with...


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'Beyond the Reach' a "Most Dangerous Game' update that drags

“Beyond the Reach” has a bit of a pedigree, being a remake of an ABC Movie of the Week, itself an adaptation of a novel. “Deathwatch,” was...


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'Queen and Country' and unsatisfying sequel to 'Hope and Glory'

“Queen And Country,” writer/director John Boorman’s sequel to “Hope and Glory,” is entertaining enough, but uneven in tone and ambling...


Movies & TV

'Monkey Kingdom' is a treat for the whole family

The eighth in the Disneynature series, “Monkey Kingdom” is narrated by comedienne Tina Fey of Saturday Night Live and 3rd Rock fame to great effect; it...




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'Rogues' Tavern' a fun C-budget version of the 'The Thin Man'

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...


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'The Shop Around the Corner' at WSU's Shepherd theater

OGDEN — Weber State University’s Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater would like to invite you to its Spring 2015 Film Festival presentation of “The...


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4 'Game of Thrones' episodes leaked as new season begins

LOS ANGELES — HBO says leaked episodes of “Game of Thrones” came from within a group given approval to receive them. The premium cable channel...


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“The Longest Ride” -- Thank goodness for Alan Alda

George Tillman Jr. dutifully directs Craig Bolotin’s tedious screenplay based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel of material recycled from other Nicolas...


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Thoughtful 'While We're Young' has a letdown in the final act

Like so many other films I’ve seen recently, a film’s ending can be its undoing. Writer/director Noah Baumbach brings his witty signature style to this...


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