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“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Movie Review

 (tense, frightening, realistic) — — James Franco (as Will Rodman) is a brilliant scientist testing the effects of a drug he has developed to, hopefully, cure Alzheimer’s.   The mission is personal since his father (the brilliant John Lithgow as Charles Rodman) has that disease. Franco’s latest breakthru is a chimp named “Bright Eyes”.  But something goes horribly wrong and Bright

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“Captain America” Movie Review

“Captain America” Movie Review (Exciting, Engaging) Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America) is a skinny, small, sickly young man trying to enlist in the Army to help his country during WWII.  Unfortunately, he is 4F.  But he never gives up. Eventually, Stanley Tucci (Dr. Abraham Erskine) happens upon Rogers and gives him 1A status based simply on his desire.

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“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Movie Review

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Movie Review (exciting end to a magical series) Update 1/14/2016: Today we lost Alan Rickman….Snape.  You are terribly missed. Even though we knew what would be happening, it was magical to see the vision on the big screen.  They made some changes from the book, but, it was all good. Harry, Hermione,

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