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MOVIE REVIEWS: IMMORTALS

November 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

They spent a lot of money on filming Immortals — reports say $80-100 million — and it shows. Would that they had invested similar resources in the script and cast, most critics complain. “The Immortals is without doubt the best-looking awful movie you will ever see,” remarks Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times. But the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: COURAGEOUS

October 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The reason that Sony’s Affirm Films — the studio unit that distributes “faith based” movies — didn’t screen Courageous to critics may have had nothing to do with worries about how they might have reacted to its content. The movie, which cost just $2 million to produce and probably became profitable with a slim take […]