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The Adventures of Tintin – Action! Suspense! Comedy! Not a Lot of Heart!

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If I hadn’t known, going in, that The Adventures of Tintin had been adapted from three volumes of the Herge´ series of graphic novels, I might have suspected it from the constant action.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Lovely Bones – Overdone to a Turn!

Susie in Surreal Place

The release of The Lovely Bones – adapted from the novel by Alice Sebold – is one of those instances where I’m glad I haven’t read the book. From everything I’ve heard, the novel is brilliant – something Peter Jackson’s film is not [except for the overabundance of overly vivid color where it shouldn’t be].

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MOVIE REVIEW: Unique and Innovative Science Fiction Awaits You in District 9

District 9

By now you may have heard a rumbling about a rather small film called District 9. If you haven’t seen the movie as of yet, you probably don’t know much about its plot, or even who is in it, but you’ve probably heard something good about it from other critics. But here’s the real secret- the reason why everyone keeps raving about District 9 is because they knew nothing about it going in and it was the fun of being surprised that won them over. And if you’re even remotely interested in seeing this film after this review, you’ll do yourself the favor of reading or hearing as little as possible about it before the lights go down.
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