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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

Embed from Getty Images How can movie reviewers all be so wrong? Tom Cruise knocks it out of the ball park in his latest movie “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.” Cruise costars with Cobie Smulders of TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” And even better, the Marcus Theaters in Orland Park isn’t even finished with its…

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Sometimes too much “change” is not good

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Sometimes too much “change” is not good

Everyone is talking about “change,” mostly change in politics. But sometimes, too much “change” is not always good. The change that concerns me the most is change in everyday life intended to make life better but always getting in the way of convenience By Ray Hanania Everyone is talking about “change” these days. It’s one…

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Billions, Shameless: cable TV shows worth watching

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Billions, Shameless: cable TV shows worth watching

Billions and Shameless rule. My calendar is not divided so much into seasons of weather, but rather shorter seasons marked by the premiere and evaporation of new and old Cable TV series. They come and go quickly on a 12-14 week run on costly Cable TV and DirecTV, but some are worth watching By Ray Hanania There…

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Star Trek Releases Trailer Same Day As Star Wars Premiere

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Star Trek Releases Trailer Same Day As Star Wars Premiere

While the Star Wars saga is grabbing headlines left and right, J.J. Abrams other sci-fi epic is gearing up for its latest chapter as Star Trek Beyond dropped its first trailer for the 2016 movie. The premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens brought in a parade of stormtroopers, droids, celebrities and fans in Los…

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Star Wars Trailer Lights Up The Internet

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Star Wars Trailer Lights Up The Internet

“Who Are You?” Americans were rewarded for enduring Monday Night Football’s game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles with a new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, prompting millions of people worldwide to clamor for their smartphones and computers to catch a glimpse of any clues J.J. Abrams snuck into the…

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Most Anticipated Fall Albums

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Most Anticipated Fall Albums

While dozens of albums are released on a weekly basis, few seasons draw more breathless anticipation than the usual fall bumper crop. Even though some of these releases may end up being pushed back, this is merely the new reality we live in, as other surprise albums could also drop out of the clear blue…

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The Martian: A brilliant captivating film

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The Martian: A brilliant captivating film

Movie Review: The Martian, a captivating and brilliant film By Ray Hanania When an American mission to Mars is about to take off and return to Earth, a Martian storm separates one of the astronauts, and the crew believes he has been killed. They leave the planet to return to Earth, but Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt…

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Top Upcoming Fall and Holiday Movies

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Top Upcoming Fall and Holiday Movies

Pan: Release Date: 9 October, 2015 Pan is a British-American film based on fantasy and adventure, directed by Joe Wright. While there have been multiple Peter Pan movies covering the famous J.M. Barrie story from 1904, this one is set as a prequel. It stars Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlund, Amanda Seyfried, and Levi…

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Galaxy Quest Could Continue On Amazon

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Galaxy Quest Could Continue On Amazon

The cult sci-fi hit from the 90s has been green-lit for development on Amazon’s Prime TV platform. “By Grabthar’s hammer, by the suns of Worvan, you shall be avenged.” Galaxy Quest has been avenged – or green-lit – for development on Amazon Prime TV, Entertainment Weekly reports. The 1999 cult hit starring Tim Allen, Signourney…

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

Netflix, the very inexpensive cable and online movie channel, is increasingly making its own exclusive hit series. I’m hooked on “House of Cards,” and now I’m enjoying “Wet Hot American Summer.” Netflix is breaking the TV viewing mold with original content at a very cheap price By Ray Hanania I am beginning to appreciate Netflix more and…

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