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Mark Burger - Movie Reviews from WKRR

Mark Burger, 2 Guys Named Chris' Film Critic, brings you the latest on newly released moveis in theaters and on DVD.
by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 23 2014 9:25AM
Into The Woods (2 1/2 Stars) - A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Unbroken (2 1/2 Stars) - After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies (3 1/2 Stars) - Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lone Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

DVD Pick Of The Week

Time Bandit's -
A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 19 2014 9:33AM
Wild (3 Stars) - A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe.

Exodus: Gods And Kings (1 1/2 Stars) - The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Antarctica: A Year On Ice (3 Stars) - A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.

DVD Pick Of The Week

Happy Christmas (3 Stars) -
After a break up, Jenny moves in with writer Kelly, her filmmaker husband, and their child. Despite a rocky start, Jenny's influence helps Kelly realize that an evolution in her life, career and relationship is necessary for her happiness.

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by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 19 2014 9:23AM
The Homesman (2 Stars) - Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.

The Captive (3 Stars) - Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

The Babadook (3 Stars) - A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

The Theory Of Everything (3 Stars) - A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

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by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 9 2014 8:41AM
Penguins Of Madagascar (2 1/2 Stars) - Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

DVD Pick Of The Week

I Am Santa Clause (3 Stars) -
We have documented an entire year in the lives of five real-bearded professional Santa Clauses to find out what the rest of the year is like for a man who perpetually looks like Jolly Saint Nick.

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by Lauren McCombs posted Nov 25 2014 11:25AM
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (1 Star) - When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Capitol.

DVD Pick Of The Week

Leviathan (2 Stars) - Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results.
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