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Movie review: “Fury” rumbles through worn war movie territory

“Fury” is built like a tank, a carefully constructed WWII film that slowly rumbles toward greatness while not quite getting there.
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Movie review: "Men, Women & Children" wags its crotchety fingers over newfangled internet

Jason Reitman's new film, "Men, Women & Children" wags its crotchety fingers over newfangled internet.
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Movie review: “Fury” rumbles through worn war movie territory

“Fury” is built like a tank, a carefully constructed WWII film that slowly rumbles toward greatness while not quite getting there.
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The List: Top 10 Troy McClure performances

Whether it was self-help videos, musicals, education films or powerhouse dramatic pieces, Troy McClure was a man with many talents. Here’s the 10 best works by a master no one will ever forget.
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Movie review: “Dead Snow 2” gleefully dispenses with more Nazi zombies

I’d like to take a second to publicly thank Jerod Brennen, my friend since high school who first made me watch Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead 2” (on VHS, no less). And I’d like to personally recommend “Dead Snow 2: Dead vs. Red” to Jerod and anyone else who enjoys this sentiment.
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New movie releases in Columbus for the weekend of October 9

Reviews of "Wetlands," "Dead Snow 2: Dead vs. Red," "Kill the Messenger" and "The Two Faces of January," plus a roundup of other new releases.
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Movie review: “Two Faces of January” doesn’t add up

“The Two Faces of January” reminds us that movies are not necessarily the sum of their parts.
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Movie review: Wild “Wetlands” is wonderful if you can stomach it

The poster for the American release of the German-language film “Wetlands” boasts the following Buzzfeed-y blurb (from, um, Buzzfeed): “The most WTF, NSFW movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.” If that seems like hype, I would say it actually understates it.
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TV review: “The Walking Dead” is getting better

“The Walking Dead” may be the most popular drama on television, but that doesn’t make it the best. In fact, that populous distinction is usually a sign of a bad TV show (i.e. “The Big Bang Theory”).
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Movie review: War on Drugs tale “Kill the Messenger” a worthy thriller

The drama “Kill the Messenger” is a period piece set in a distant time when investigative journalism still mattered: the late ’90s.
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Wow, Bob, wow! David Lynch announces return of Twin Peaks to Showtime

I've got good news. That TV series you love is going to come back in style.
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Movie review: Why “Gone Girl” is my pick for worst film of the year

For me to drop a one-star review on a movie, it has to be more than just bad. It has to be a massive disappointment. It has to be a huge waste of potential from talents who know better — which all but guarantees a minimum 1 1/2-star rating for Adam Sandler films. Welcome to my one-star review of David Fincher’s “Gone Girl.”
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