The Lone Ranger

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A modern, big-budget version of “The Lone Ranger” starring Johnny Depp was always a strange proposition. The property had long been dormant, even though the name still carries recognition. Johnny Depp is also not the first person you’d think of to play a Native American, either, in spite of his questionable claims of Cherokee heritage. Then production woes set in, with major budget revisions and release date shuffling.

And indeed, the resulting film is strange. For a big budget spectacle movie, it’s quirky, long and offbeat. The titular character is more of a punching bag for jokes than an actual hero, the villains are outright old-timey mustache twirlers, and the sidekick is the star of the show.

Yet it’s certainly not without its charms and entertainment value. Patient viewers (and those that latch on to Depp’s odd, humorous Tonto) will be rewarded with a funny, fun summer action film.

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The 2013 Summer Movie Preview – Part 2

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Ok, everyone, here we go! The second half of the Summer slate for 2013! There’s plenty of big movies in store, and of course, a handful of DOAs.

Click through to check out the second half of this Summer!

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New Episode of The (title pending) Movie Podcast – “Mirror, Mirror” and “Wrath of the Titans”!

We’re back with another dose of (title pending) awesomeness!

On this episode, Tank and I go over “The Hunger Games” continued dominance at the box office, then discuss the week’s two NEW releases – “Mirror, Mirror”, starring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer and “Wrath of the Titans” starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes.

In our discussion of the week, we talk about remakes… with so many being made, Hollywood needs some ground rules! Plus we name drop some of the best and worst of all time.

It’s another great episode of the (title pending) Movie Podcast! Check it out! You can download and listen to the episode directly, here, or search for us on iTunes! If you do use iTunes, please take a second to hook us up with a star rating and a review, they really help us out!

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