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Brooklyn is cinematic pea soup. It’s groggy, flavorless and utterly unremarkable. Not even Nick Hornby’s script or Saoirse Ronan’s performance can save it.

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In The Grand Budapest Hotel director Wes Anderson seems to fully resolve two warring sides of his creative personality, the need to craft exciting visual moments and the ability to build a cohesive long form narrative.

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Tony Revolori plays the young lobby boy in training in Wes Anderson’s new film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Scene Stealers contributor, Trey Hock was able to catch up with Tony and asked him a few questions about the experience.

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The supernatural-inflected teen romance genre butts uncomfortably up against an apocalyptic survival story in How I Live Now, which opens this weekend at AMC Studio 30 in Olathe and Liberty Hall in Lawrence.

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‘The Host’ could have been an exploration of internal conflict, or a mystery that questions whether Melanie still exists in this body that once belonged to her. Unfortunately all is explained from the moment the movie begins, and we are left to trod the cinematic desert without a drop of tension to sustain us.

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Movie review of the 2011 film Hanna starring Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, and Cate Blanchett.

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Joe Wright, director of the highly acclaimed “Atonement,” jumps aboard the girls-kicking-ass train with his most recent offering, “Hanna.” Wright taps into the same well-mined landscape of such films as “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” trilogy, the “Bourne” offerings, even a touch of “Let the Right One In,” but where as those films often [...]

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Making films about the “afterlife” can be tricky. Director Peter Jackson (“King Kong,” “The Lord of the Rings”) is wrangling with this potentially divisive subject matter and the prospect of adapting a beloved book with his newest film “The Lovely Bones.” The end result is a movie that feels like several disjointed parts rather than [...]

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