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Posts from December 2013
by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 20 2013 10:35AM
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2 1/2 Stars) - With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

American Hustle (4 Stars) - A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Saving Mr. Banks (3 Stars) - Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins.

Nebraska (3 Stars) - An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2 1/2 Stars) -

DVD Pick Of The Week

Nashville (3 1/2 Stars) -
Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.

Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2013/12/18/?article=2103150&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/12/18/?article=2103159
by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 20 2013 9:55AM
Philomena (2 1/2 Stars) - A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

DVD Pick Of The Week

Silent Night, Bloody Night (2 Stars) - A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/12/11/?article=2098239
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/12/11/?article=2098251

 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 20 2013 9:19AM
Out Of The Furnace (2 1/2 Stars) - When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement fails to follow through, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

12 Years A Slave (3 1/2 Stars) - In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Homefront (2 Stars)- A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.

DVD Pick Of The Week

My Name Is Nobody (3 Stars) -
A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/12/04/?article=2091794
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/12/04/?article=2091800



 
by Biggie posted Dec 3 2013 7:21AM
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Two and a Half Stars) - Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

Frozen (Three Stars) - Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

Black Nativity (Two Stars) - A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Little Mermaid (Three Stars) -
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.





 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 3 2013 7:08AM
Dallas Buyers Club (Three Stars) - In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Day Kennedy Died (Three Stars) -
Captures the frantic rush to the local hospital, the public chaos that ensued, the quickly mobilized manhunt by law enforcement looking for a suspect after witnesses identified the source ...


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/11/20/?article=2078499

DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/11/20/?article=2078506


 
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People : Ron Woodroof
by Biggie posted Dec 3 2013 7:02AM
Thor: The Dark World (Two and a Half Stars) - Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

The Best Man Holiday (Two Stars) - When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Eagle Has Landed (Three Stars) -
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2013/11/13/?article=2072769&output=html

DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2013/11/13/?article=2072783&output=html


 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Dec 3 2013 6:47AM
Last Vegas (Two Stars) - Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.


DVD Reviews

And Then There Were None (Three Stars) -
Based on a novel and subsequent stage play by Agatha Christie; ten people are invited to an isolated island, only to be killed one-by-one. Could one of them be the killer?


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/11/06/?article=2066625

DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2013/11/06/?article=2066628
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Location : Las Vegas
People : Agatha Christie
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