Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus has Fallen

Full of explosions, machine gun fire and hand to hand combat, all in support of an absolutely preposterous scenario, “Olympus Has Fallen” offers us big dumb summer movie fun in the first days of Spring.

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The 2013 Spring Movie Season Preview

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YES! We made it through the Winter Movie Season, where Hollywood unloads their junk on us, and now we’re headed into the Spring!

Spring is a time for mini-blockbusters, and movies that Hollywood hopes will have decent runs. Last year, “The Hunger Games” was released in March, for example, and we all saw how well that did!

Click through to see all the movies that this Spring Season has to offer!

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The 2012 Fall Movie Preview – Part I

With this weekend’s release of “The Expendables 2″ and “ParaNorman”, the summer movie season is pretty much over. One weekend remains in August, and those movies wont have much room to run before school is back in session.

Nope, the season of the big blockbuster is behind us. It’s time to look ahead to the fall.

Not to despair, though, the fall brings sharp movies for the thinking movie fan. Movies which may have more selective box office appeal, but which may be some of the best movies all year.

So click through to take a look at the first part of this year’s fall preview. Today we’ll look at the last week of August, plus September, and then we’ll come back tomorrow with October and the first week of November. Together they’ll take us right up to the start of the Holiday movie season, and the November 9th release of Skyfall!

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Chick Flick City: “Steel Magnolias”

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Welcome to the inaugural post in my new series, “Chick Flick City”, where I address deficiencies in my movie watching filmography based on recommendations from the readers.

Up first? “Steel Magnolias”, a movie set in a beauty parlor and starring six, count ‘em six different women.

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TV Talk: American Horror Story

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I realize I haven’t posted anything related to TV in awhile. Movies have been keeping me plenty busy… But that’s not it.

I really gave a lot of new shows a try this season, but none of them panned out. “Ringer”, “Person of Interest”, “Terra Nova”, “The Playboy Club”, “Charlie’s Angels”, I watched at least the premiere of all of them, looking for something to recommend. There was nothing though. Nothing worth writing up. “Ringer” is the only one I’m even recording still, and I’m way behind.

That all changed this weekend when I caught the premiere of FX’s new show, “American Horror Story”

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