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Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit ‘ Improves While Stumbling

Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit ‘ Improves While Stumbling

Picking up where The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey leaves off, The Desolation of Smaug doesn’t take long to get right back into the action. Although roughly the same length as the first film (near three hours), Smaug feels much tighter and tauter. It’s the nature…

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Movie Review: ’12 Years a Slave’ Is A Tour de Force

Movie Review: ’12 Years a Slave’ Is A Tour de Force

Based on the book of the same name, 12 Years a Slave chronicles the years when Solomon Northrup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Often overlooked at the time of its 1853 publication — and even for decades afterward — it’s the true,…

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