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Run All Night: Gangsters, Vengeance, And Shame (Movie Review)

Liam Neeson stars in Taken 4 what Taken 2 should’ve been. As Jimmy Conlon, Neeson must defend his estranged son, Mike (Joel Kinnaman, Robocop, The Killing), from his aging best friend and boss, Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris). In the space of one New York evening, … Continue reading

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Taken 3: Spoofing Liam Neeson (Movie Review)

Sometimes, you just need to know when to quit. Especially when it comes to movie sequels. Spiderman 3. Rush Hour 2. Any Matrix movie after the first one. But after the disappointment that was the too-focused-on-Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace sequel to the … Continue reading

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A Walk Among Tombstones: Working Through Penance (Movie Review)

Liam Neeson’s latest isn’t what you were expecting: it’s not Taken 3. Instead, it’s a violent, spiritual walk through the twelve steps, as retired Matthew Scudder (Neeson) works to make right a decade-old mistake by solving a series of abduction/murders in … Continue reading

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The LEGO Movie: Grace Versus The Law (Movie Review)

This movie is awesome, Chris Pratt is awesome, the animation is awesome. It is self-reflective, self-deprecating, hilarious, and insightful. Given that Chris Lord and Christopher Miller have written and directed the kid flick Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and … Continue reading

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Ten Words #1: God Doesn’t Have An Identity Crisis

The first word: “I am God, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a life of slavery. No other gods, only me” (The Message, Exodus 20:1-3).  [This is Week 2 of the Ten Words series. To read the intro, … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie: Embrace Joy (Movie Review)

Should an animated kids movie really be this fun? In this film inspired by the little stacking blocks, Phil Lord and Chris Miller (the writer/directors behind the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs films and, oddly enough, the big screen 21 Jump Street films) deliver … Continue reading

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