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'Runner' is uncompelling

The screen is filled with luxurious digs, fancy cars, cool boats, private jets, but there's no intoxicating hook used to snare the audience
2013/10/11
'Gravity,' 90 minutes of terrifying beauty

In an age when we're able to consume content so many different ways let's declare right now that there's only one truly correct way to experience “Gravity,” Alfonso Cuaron's thrilling new space film.
2013/10/4
 - Drama
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Love across the strait

The film “Apolitical Romance” (對面的女孩殺過來), by first-time director Hsieh Chun-Yi (謝駿毅), is a rom-com crossing stars over the Taiwan Strait. Nerdy, softspoken Taiwanese A-cheng (阿正), played by rising star Bryan Chang Shu-hao (張書豪), is paired with a feisty, loud Qin Lang (秦朗), played by Huang Lu (黃璐).
2013/9/27
 - Comedy
Could have been 'Almost Perfect'

With a predominantly Asian cast, “Almost Perfect” may at first strike you as an ethnocentric film like the movie director Bertha Bay-sa Pan debuted in her days at Brown University, “Face.” However, as you become more and more absorbed in the movie, you realize the conflicts and problems developed in the storyline derive from everyone just being all too human. It's a film where the story told is so incredibly detailed and realistically that nothing is surprising or neverbefore-seen different.
2013/9/13
 - Comedy
The Return of 'Riddick'

Audiences left disappointed with the previous installment of the Riddick series should be pleasantly surprised by “Riddick,” as the bald baddie with the surgical shine job returns to his roots.
2013/9/6
Not my 'Soul' mate

Dialogue is scarce and the movie seems to be strung together by a series of murders. The reasons for the murders and the motives behind the actions don't seem to be explained very well.
2013/8/30
Another 'Twilight' from 'City of bones'

Vampires, werewolves, demons … wait, is this the next Twilight movie? This story sure seems like it when you throw in a love triangle and supernatural powers. “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” a best-selling fantasy novel written by Cassandra Clare, has now been brought to the big screen as a summer blockbuster.
2013/8/30
This movie's great, but does it 'Kick-Ass 2'?

What happens when regular people dress up like super heroes and try to take on the criminal underbelly of the city? Well, they get their asses kicked, what else?
2013/8/23
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Unwarranted 'Smurfs 2'

Time flies when you're not wondering about the welfare of the Smurfs, those diminutive, animated blue-skinned forest-dwellers.
2013/8/23
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Before dawn on Sunday when the fog rolls off the Pacific Ocean onto the fabled Pebble Beach golf course, 260 historic cars will roll onto the 18th fairway for the 63rd annual Concours d'Elegance classic car show.
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