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Undeniably entertaining 'Heat'

“Beverly Hills Cop.” “Lethal Weapon.” “48 Hours.” “Tango & Cash.” The buddy cop movie is a reliable mainstay of our popular culture. And the cops are pretty much always guys.
2013/7/12
Not despicable at all

Too often, sequels to popular movies are built up with fanfare only to disappoint. Just a few months back, I left the theater shaking my head after watching “Taken 2” and “Hangover 3,” so “Despicable Me 2” did not seem too promising. OK, so maybe I was still kind of excited to watch it (after all, I'm a sucker for Pixar films). But did I really think that Gru and his three girls could bring the same sparkly appeal that they had upon their first appearance in 2010? Not really. Turns out, I was both right and wrong.
2013/7/5
Down for White House

Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx form the ultimate dynamic duo in “White House Down,” a recent release that revolves around the president of the United States and a policeman racing around the White House and fighting off the bad guys.
2013/7/5
'Monsters University' joins Pixar's Ivy League

Our favorite pair of inseparable best friends are at it again, but this time, instead of being at Monsters Inc. headquarters, they're scaring up a storm as college students at Monsters University.
2013/6/28
Get yourself some 'intern'tainment

You can't help rooting for them. After being laid off from their jobs as salesmen, good friends Billy (Vince Vaughan) and Nick (Owen Wilson) apply and are miraculously accepted as interns at Google. Full of enthusiasm and positive energy but pretty much technically incompetent, they find themselves struggling to compete with the best and brightest young minds for permanent positions at the renowned corporation.
2013/6/28
Thumbs down to World War Z

Brad Pitt has indeed changed quite a bit. I still remember his square jaw line and stylish buzz cut in the 2005 spy film Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Eight years later, I'm slightly disappointed to see him in World War Z with a much more wrinkled face and stringy, shoulder-length hair. But that wasn't the only disappointment in the movie.
2013/6/21
Kanye West's new album “Yeezus” leaked online Friday, four days before its official release, but the U.S. rapper appeared unconcerned as the Internet went crazy over his latest record.
2013/6/16
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Cavill keeps it real as Superman in 'Man of Steel'

With his dark eyebrows deeply furrowed and gleaming white teeth firmly clamped shut, Henry Cavill winces when asked if Superman is treated like a terrorist in “Man of Steel.” His reaction is somewhat understandable. The charming British actor should feel very protective of the character — one of the biggest icons in pop culture.
2013/6/14
Surprising 'Man of Steel'

It seems as if Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” is the millionth Superman movie to come out. The plot predictably begins with the destruction of Krypton and ends with Clark Kent (played by Henry Cavill) saving the world, with Lois Lane (Amy Adams) simultaneously falling madly in love with him. However, the familiarity of it all doesn't make the film banal.
2013/6/14
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When life starts showing side effects

An intriguing movie always gives more than it at first appears to. Steven Soderbergh's latest thriller, “Side Effects,” revolves around depression, murder, medical ethics and deception, connecting the dots in ways audiences can hardly foresee. And it is most likely to leave viewers thinking it over after the movie ends, and probably plants some side effects for future reference.
2013/6/14
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