The Phantom Tollbooth

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expendables3Pulverize The Competition

faultinourstarsHollywood has certainly enjoyed the commercial success lately of films adapted from young adult novels.

Some stories are worth telling.

The Five Year Engagement as reviewed in The Phantom Tollbooth. Comedy this deep takes time & maturity & Jason Segel.


The story moves nicely balancing humor, information, and entertainment well.

You won't hate it but you won't really like it either.

The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo movie as reviewed in The Phantom TollboothThe question rolling around in the back of many heads all year, including my own, was can Rooney Mara pull it off?

giverThough not a perfect film, The Giver is certainly delivers one of the more thought provoking and intriguing themes of the year.

Anything But The Truth

thegoodlieThe Good Lie may have taken over eleven years to get from page to screen but during that time writer Margaret Nagle never lost hope.


the goog lie

not exactly what you'd call a faith-based film. Instead, faith is an undercurrent – a plot element that is not used to move the story along or provide a deus ex machina

greatgatsbyThere are things to love about this one but sadly it is plagued with creative decisions that will leave many shaking their head in frustration.

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