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‘Death’ can’t live up to original classic

Brett Hilbrandt April 22, 2010

In 2004, Frank Oz created the magnificent comedy “Death at a Funeral.”  The widely popular film was giving a state side release and received praise from critics everywhere. Now, in 2010, we get the...

Confusing ‘Zone’ lacks substance

Brett Hilbrandt April 15, 2010

A great conspiracy film like “Chinatown” or “North by Northwest” can make you question what is capable within the realms of reality.  Since the war in Iraq began and conspiracy documentaries like...

Fantasy and imagination reign in ‘Dragon’

Brett Hilbrandt April 8, 2010

While dragons may be fictitious, every boy dreams of owning or fighting one at some point in their childhood. Dreamworks Pictures’ “How to Train Your Dragon” shows us that impossible fantasy and...

‘League’ not as funny as predecessors

Brett Hilbrandt March 25, 2010

Some of the best comedies to come out lately have shown the “nerd” getting the beautiful girl. “Knocked Up” showed Seth Rogen getting the one night stand most people dream of, and “Superbad”...

Kevin Smith’s latest film not up to par

Brett Hilbrandt March 18, 2010

“Cop Out” is the perfect example of a bad movie that you can’t help but enjoy. Not a truly bad film like “Never Back Down” which was so horrific that it was hilarious, but more in the sense of...

‘Wonderland’ a trip worth taking

Brett Hilbrandt March 11, 2010

Tim Burton is easily one of my favorite modern directors, but I will be the first to admit he has some less than stellar films, most of which are remakes. “Planet of the Apes” was horrible, and “Charlie...

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