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A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

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The problem with Tusk unfortunately is not that its absurd premise can’t make a decent movie, it’s that Smith doesn’t have a screenplay to support more than, let’s say, 30 minutes of screen time.

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West of Memphis is a documentary that distills 19 years of a witch hunt, a grass roots movement, lost leads, confusion, countless appeals, and hope into one remarkable movie that is hellbent on setting the record straight. Co-produced by Peter Jackson, one of many WM3 supporters who lent not only his money and time but considerable investigative effort to free the wrongly convicted Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, it is a film with enough fervor for all three Paradise Lost movies.

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In all, The Lone Ranger is a mixed bag, but it really just needs an edit and a decisive tone. Had it been 30 or 45 minutes shorter and more focused, it would have been a different film entirely.

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Will our three reviewers ever get to the actual movie or will there love of Michael Bay movies prove a permanent detour? Find out now!

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Trevan and Eric talk about Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s eighth collaboration Dark Shadows before moving onto a movie they actually want to talk about: The Avengers. And check out Eric’s other project U.S. Air Guitar. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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‘Dark Shadows’ has the talent behind and in front of the camera to be the lusty, campy drama it wants to be, but the movie has a lot of exposition to get out of the way first.

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‘The Rum Diary’ feels about as focused as an all-night bender, which I suppose is kind of the point, but is its natural, rugged charm enough?

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We have a whole bunch of passes to see RANGO on Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30pm at AMC Olathe Studio 30 and we want you to have them! First off, a couple of things: Each winner will get an admit-four pass so you can bring the family! Secondly, the winners will be drawn the day [...]

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Sure, Tim Burton directed this new loose adaptation of the Lewis Carroll novels “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass,” but you know exactly what to expect with him: Gothic art direction and loony characters. What makes a Tim Burton movie something more than just a visual delight is its screenplay. This one was [...]

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Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride is a new stop-motion animation feature in the vein of the cult favorite Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Both feature a similarly conventional love story, and both are set in the reliably marketable director’s trademark fairy-tale world. The demands of the stop-motion method keep Corpse Bride at a brief 78 [...]

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