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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Movie Review

Note: this review will also be featured on the Phoenix Film Festival’s site on December 13th. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug thrives on its natural ability to excite with wildly fantastical moments and a growing assortment of full-fledged characters. Unlike its predecessor, which looked glorious in 48 frames-per-second 3D but lacked a lot of biting power… Read more »

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The World’s End – Movie Review

The World’s End is an absolute joy, packed with constant laughs and a sweetness that somehow stems from friends getting belligerently drunk. There’s something wonderful about seeing Edgar Wright’s films come together in such harmony: Shaun of the Dead being a strange little riff on the zombie genre that turned into a blast and Hot Fuzz was an action… Read more »