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‘Winter Soldier’ kicks off blockbusters with a bang

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is following the course of Marvel Studio films preceding “The Avengers” by making the allies and villains more interesting and the overall plot more complex.

‘Divergent’ actors fumble awkward screenplay

Fans have been waiting months to finally see the newest teen action story, “Divergent,” move from print to the big screen, but an awkward screenplay leaves lead Shailene Woodley struggling…

Neeson lives up to box office hype in ‘Non-Stop’

“Non-Stop,” one of America’s highest-grossing films right now, is a Hitchcockian-style thriller that does exactly what it should: make you guess from the beginning. The film is about air marshal…

‘That Awkward Moment’ made for uninterested audience

“That Awkward Moment,” starring Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller, is one of a new breed of films: the bromantic-comedy. It follows three male friends through the rollercoaster…

DiCaprio, Scorcese are alphas in ‘Wolf’

A masterpiece of greed, corruption, addiction and depravity, “The Wolf of Wall Street” is one of the best-made movies in recent history and stands out among the top films of…

Acting in ‘American Hustle’ surpasses mediocre script

Despite a script that doesn’t stand out, “American Hustle” is a must-see film thanks to the best ensemble of actors this year, all of whom make their performances realistic and…

’12 Years a Slave’ lives up to pre-Oscar hype

“12 Years a Slave,” an autobiography written by Solomon Northup in 1853, tells his story of 12 years living as a slave on Louisiana plantations after being abducted as a…

‘Catching Fire’ burns up big screen with sequel

Aram: Did you catch that new flick? I think it’s called “Catching Fire.” Tatjana: Yeah, well who hasn’t? So did you like it? Aram: You know, I liked some parts,…

Vince Vaughn’s ‘Delivery Man’ doesn’t deliver

“Delivery Man” is one of those films that you forget about when you step outside the theater.

‘Frozen’ breaks away from classic princess films

While at first I thought Disney’s newest animated feature, “Frozen,” would be skating on thin ice because of the push for yet another princess movie, in the end the story…