All posts tagged "movies"

  • Review: ‘Hit and Run’ hits the mark

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Big budget movies loaded with CGI and special effects are typically the top earners at the box office. In fact, it seems if it isn’t a sequel or an over the top 3D film,...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • LGBT Film Festival: a colorful, moving showcase

    By Lara Kinne– The Floyd Theater was in rainbows last weekend as Louisville’s LGBT Film Festival returned to campus in its second consecutive year. Presented by the Kentucky Fairness Alliance, thirty-seven film entries were showcased over the...

    • Posted August 22, 2012
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  • Five movies no to watch on Netflix

    By Lee Cole– If you’re loading your Netflix que for the first weekend of summer, here are five movies you won’t want on it: “Birdemic: Shock and Terror” With a title like “Birdemic,” it’s hard to imagine...

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • ‘Tucker and Dale vs. Evil’puts a new spin on the comedy-horror genre

    By Nathan Douglas– “Tucker and Dale vs. Evil” is like sitting down at the dinner scene in “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and realizing everything was one big misunderstanding, literally. This movie combines the entire spectrum of popular...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ will change the way you look at the genre

    By Ben Nance– Horror movies have operated under the same predictable formula for so long that the experience of watching them has become a gory equation of sorts, where the audience knowingly smirks as Teen Archetype A...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • ‘The Hunger Games’ heralds hometown talent

    By Rebecca Timerblake– New York, California, Illinois and now Kentucky… It has become a widely accepted fact that Kentucky has horses, George Clooney and Johnny Depp – but there seems to be a new breed of talent...

    • Posted March 27, 2012
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  • Strong storyline dominates “Safe House”

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Nothing is as it seems. Although it is a classic theme in cinema, “Safe House” manages to bring new life to an old concept. With more realistic actions and well-developed characters, the movie requires...

    • Posted March 6, 2012
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  • Ben’s top 10: The Cardinal’s resident movie reviewer gives his favorite picks of the year

    By Ben Nance– The Oscars are upon us once more and to show my disappointment with this year’s selection of nominees, I’ve composed a list of my 10 favorite picks from 2011. It’s ridiculous how many great...

    • Posted February 28, 2012
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  • 5 romantic comedies to watch this holiday

    By Josephine Lee– “Sweet Home Alabama” “Why you wanna marry me for anyway?” “So I can kiss you any time I want.” In this movie, Reese Witherspoon goes home to her southern roots – and to Josh...

    • Posted February 14, 2012
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  • Tim and Eric’s billion dollar review: A ‘Shrimtastic’ good time, if you’re into that sort of thing

    By John Wesley Wilson– Depending on which person you ask, Tim and Eric–comedians famous for their absurdist Adult Swim series “Tom Goes to the Mayor” and “Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show: Great Job!”– are either among the...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
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