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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Chris's Review: ‘Million Dollar Arm’ is a formulaic and uninspired Disney sports movie

Before seeing Million Dollar Arm, the new feel-good Disney sports movie, someone described the film on Twitter as Jerry Maguire meets Slumdog Millionaire. Now usually, these broad descriptions of a film as a mix between movie-A-meets-movie-B are fairly obvious and superficial, but I must admit, this particular one is pretty on the nose.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Chris's Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is easy and fun, but also problematic

Like most superhero movies, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is exciting and enjoyable. Unfortunately, like most recent superhero movies, it also suffers from The Avengers-itis. This all-too-common affliction has affected the latest wave of superhero movies in two distinct, but apparently unavoidable ways.