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Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra

By Curtis J Phillips Writing this column on a weekly basis for more than 30 years, I recently hit a rut. It was time to take a break. Gone was the fix of pop, …

Three drones don’t make a right

Three drones don’t make a right

Three drones don’t make a right. Oblivion, a sci-fi action romance, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Joseph Kosinski, is a mish-mash of 2001: A Space …

Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Life of Pi. My oh my. Director Ang Lee will get his third look at an Oscar for Best Director (won for Brokeback Mountain (2005) should have won for Crouching …

Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom

By Curtis J Phillips Kevin James, Henry Winkler and Salma Hayek. Sounds like the cast for a quickie made-for-television low-budget, low-brow comedy, to be …

Skyfall

Skyfall

Shame on you Roger Moore. Shame. Shame. Moore, one of the six actors who have played James Bond 007 in the 50-year span and 23-movie run, has the audacity to …