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Johnny Sokko and his flying robot stars of 'Voyage Into Space'

Voyage Into Space

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 over with greater enjoyment. We...

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Turns out that Rebel Wilson isn't 29 — she's 35

On Monday, “Pitch Perfect 2? actress Rebel Wilson took to Twitter after what she called the “shady Australian press” claimed she was not 29, but...


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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — TLC pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual...


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Don’t call it 'Poltergeist' if you don’t want to draw the

Why reboot a movie in the first place? Naturally, because a studio thinks they will make money from it; they won’t make something they think it will lose them...


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‘Tomorrowland’ an average film with above-average effects

As much a marketing ploy as it is a movie, Disney’s “Tomorrowland” had a stellar teaser and a great pedigree. Writer/director of “The...


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'Good Kill' a film that is timely and sparks discussion

I’m a fan of writer/director Andrew Niccol, at least a mild one. His films always at least try to be thoughtful and have something to say even if that idea is...




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'Roar' — a pointless re-release; think Benny Hill with lions

Perhaps the official synopsis on IMDB for “Roar” really says it all: “Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home...


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‘Iris’ a too-brief introduction to an endearing couple

Although it’s yet another must-see for anyone interested in fashion, “Iris” is more than just a behind-the-scenes doc. “Iris” is...


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'Alexander' playing at Ogden Valley branch

On Saturday, May 23, at the Ogden Valley branch of the Weber County library, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” (PG), is...


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'Seventh Son' gets a DVD release

The film “Seventh Son” will be released to DVD on Tuesday, May 26. According to the website http://www.dvdsreleasedates.com/, the plot is as...


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Johnny Sokko and his flying robot stars of 'Voyage Into Space'

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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