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‘Looper’ teaches about good parenting and being selfless

Time-travel movies can make your head spin if you think too hard about all of the plot holes the film has likely glossed over to tell a good story. “Looper” asks that you focu ...

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ – just play the game instead

It has come to the point where playing a video game can be more enthralling than sitting through most movies. So much time and effort goes into telling a good story while playing ...

‘The Expendables 2’ expendable

“The Expendables 2” Directed by Simon West Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Bruce Willis Rating: Two out of five stars ‘The Expendables 2’ expendable By F ...

Social media determines local film screenings

Retro with a modern twist: That's the philosophy behind Stand Out Talent's new film series. The nonprofit organization began weekly Wednesday night screenings of classic movies at ...

"The Amazing Spider-Man" doesn't live up to its storied reputation

?The Amazing Spider-Man? Directed by Marc Webb Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans Rating: Two out of five stars ?The Amazing Spider-Man? doesn?t live up to its stor ...

?Brave's heroine is a refreshing role model for children

?Brave? Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Voice Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly Rating: Three out of five stars ?Brave?s heroine is a refreshing ...

These Titans are out of juice

When movie studios start making sequels out of remakes it makes you wonder if the executives really think stones have blood and are sitting around desperately squeezing the heck ou ...

Mystic Cinema screens indie films at coffee shops

Mystic Cinema had no choice but to get creative. The local business venture planned to screen six independent films at Tower Theater in Roseville once a month beginning in Novembe ...