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Movie review: 'Turbo' all flash, not a lot of substance

...This week's "Turbo" is, unfortunately, little more than a cute premise in search of a movie.Theo, voiced by Ryan Reynolds, is a snail who dreams of speed. More than anything else in the world, Theo wants to go fast. The theme of the...

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Arts & Entertainment
Movie review: The good and the not so good

...disappoint. Dane Cook, the low-rent comedy version of Ryan Reynolds, stars as Dusty Crophopper, a feisty little crop duster...Didn't we just have this movie, starring the actual Ryan Reynolds as a snail with delusions of grandeur? Anyway, after...

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Arts & Entertainment

...000 jobs a month in the January-March quarter.Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively wed in SC ceremonyCHARLESTON, S...of the sexiest men alive is off the market. Again.Ryan Reynolds wed Blake Lively in Mount Pleasant, S.C., on Sunday...

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Alaska-made salsa, beer featured in movie

...young male assistant to marry her to avoid being deported to Canada. "The Proposal," starring Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds and Betty White, will include a scene in a Sitka store, where Alaskan Heat salsa made by Anchorage entrepreneur Rose...

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Business
Reeling It In: 'Source Code': Just go with it

...the genre in a big way. First, "Thor" takes us to other worlds and the astral realm of Asgard on May 6, and then Ryan Reynolds straps on a glowing emerald ring that rockets him to the center of the galaxy in "Green Lantern" on June 17. Naturally...

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'Green Lantern' has reviewer seeing red

...and the hero of our story, an annoyingly glib "Top Gun" wannabe named Hal Jordan, played by the annoyingly glib Ryan Reynolds, an actor that skews far closer to Will Ferrell than Tom Cruise, much to his chagrin. When the greatest of all the...

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Arts & Entertainment
?Smokin?: Plenty of firepower, not enough spark

...because it?s packed with stars, at least mid-level ones, anyway. Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Piven and, of all people, Alicia Keyes fill out a rather large cast. Piven, as Buddy, overdoes the desperate...

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R.I.P.D.

Now Playing Synopsis: A hotshot detective who was killed in the line of duty joins a supernatural police force that protects the living from the malevolent souls who have escaped judgment in this adaptation of the popular Dark Horse comic book. Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) was a cop with a reputation for getting a results when he was brutally gunned down during a violent raid. The next thing Nick knew, he was sitting in the headquarters of the Rest in Peace Department -- a supernatural police force tasked with arresting lost souls who are hiding out on Earth. His new partner Roy Pulsifer (Jeff Bridges) is a veteran sheriff with a knack for spotting a fugitive soul in disguise. Now Roy and Nick are about to face a menace that threatens to upset the ethereal balance between the physical world and the supernatural realm, and should they fail in maintaining that balance Earth will be flooded with a wave of very angry -- and very powerful -- lost souls. Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, and Stephanie Szostak co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Turbo

Now Playing Synopsis: A misfit snail with a need for speed strives to earn a slot in the Indy 500 in this adrenaline-charged adventure for the entire family. Turbo (voice of Ryan Reynolds) may live life at a snail's pace, but his dreams charge along at light speed. Whenever Turbo closes his eyes, he sees himself zooming past the checkered flag at the Indianapolis 500, and leaving all of his competitors in the dust. Unfortunately for Turbo, all of his fellow snails -- including his brother Chet (Paul Giamatti) -- seem to savor the slow life. Then, one day, it happens: Turbo is methodically making his way across a freeway overpass when he is suddenly sucked into the intake valve of a speeding muscle car. His molecular structure altered by the volatile nitrous oxide that fuels the car, Turbo gains the ability to travel at speeds up to 200 miles per hour. Turbo is in the midst of mastering his newfound ability when he and Chet are unexpectedly captured by Tito (Michael Peña) -- a California taco-stand proprietor who organizes snail races on the side. Tito quickly takes his two newest racers to Starlight Plaza, where all of the speed-freak snails await their next run on the track. It's there that Turbo makes some colorful new friends, and learns to have some fun while trash-talking the competition. But his adventure is still far from over, and by the time Turbo realizes that his dreams are finally within reach, his newfound family will be right there to cheer him past the finish line. Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader, and Snoop Dogg also lend their voices to this colorful adventure from the folks who brought you The Croods and Kung Fu Panda. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Safe House

Synopsis: A young C.I.A. agent (Ryan Reynolds) is entrusted to transport a crook (Denzel Washington) with a gang of assassins hot on their heels in this Universal Pictures production. Daniel Espinosa directs, with David Guggenheim handling script duties. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Liam Cunningham, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Patrick Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

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