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'Brave' performances right, message wrong

"The Brave One" Warner Bros. 2 hours, 2 minutes Violence...done Jodie Foster revenge thriller, "The Brave One." I can't blame my fellow moviegoers...suspenseful drama and social relevance. "The Brave One" becomes somewhat problematic at the...
Kenai Community News

...and will provide meals to hungry peninsula residents from Homer to Moose Pass. The movies are "3:10 to Yuma", "The Brave One", and" Resident Evil: Extinction". Please bring something nourishing. The winters get long here. This Sunday...
'Dragon Wars': So bad it's good

Chris Jenness "Dragon Wars: D-War" Freestyle Releasing 1 hour, 47 minutes After last week's viewing of "The Brave One," a weighty treatise on violence in society, I thought it would be appropriate to continue in this vein of self-important...
Dinner and a movie

...drought-stricken ranch who volunteers to escort Wade to a train that will take him to his trial. Another alternative, "The Brave One" is the tale of New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) who begins prowling the city streets at night to seek...
Bacon stays crisp in 'Sentence'

The big movie at the box office this weekend was Rob Zombie's blood-soaked remake of the classic horror film, "Halloween," an odd choice for a late summer release, considering it's kind of got its own date all marked out in October. Regardless, I opted out of seeing it for several reasons. One, horror movies in general are not really my style, and Rob Zombie, in particular, falls far out of my usual range. Today's horror films are often too much consumed with gore and a penchant for brutal and sadistic torture rather than scares.
The good, the bad and the ugly of 2007

Some years are good for movies, and some are bad, but rarely have we seen a year like 2007 in which there was literally almost nothing new under the sun. There was a glut of returning titles this year, including a part five, a part four and an inordinate number of part threes to go along with the usual sequels and prequels.


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