Not every film lives up to the hype. Many times, I have sat watching a movie feeling let down; it never capturing the media buzz it’s receiving. Thankfully, American Hustle is nothing of this kind. It’s exceptionally acted and the plot is compelling making it a sheer joy to watch. American Hustle begins with a terrific scene where Irving Rosenfeld, played superbly by Christian Bale who looks more like a Dark Knight whose

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A familiar feeling came over me a third of the way through The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It was reminiscent of what happened during last year’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I became blanketed with a thin layer of disappointment. It is difficult not to immediately compare The Hobbit Trilogy to The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Unfortunately, for The Hobbit, there is no real comparison. The main ailment plaguing Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit Trilogy is that it’s

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I didn’t think the day would ever come, but it has. It is the day this reviewer gives an episode of Arrow a 9 out of 10.  Not only does “Three Ghosts” hit all the marks for a comic book geek like myself (the introduction of another killer crossover villain, exciting story-lines converging, and the threads of new ones to come), but it has surprising depth. Arrow with depth? I

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Arrow Season 2 has been a delightful surprise. Coming off the heels of a Thunder Clap of a first season where major story-lines were cleaned up, my expectations for a follow up season were full of trepidation. Thankfully, that has been averted, largely due to my geeking-out on this season’s killer crossovers. The DC universe if full of interesting and powerful heroes and villains, some big names and some lesser

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