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Film Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ strums heart strings

Film Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ strums heart strings

By Sara Gann Texan News Service Ever since Disney released the film “Mary Poppins” in 1964, Julie Andrews has sang and danced her way through the hearts of children and adults…

Film review: Disney’s animated ‘Frozen’ warms the heart

Film review: Disney’s animated ‘Frozen’ warms the heart

By Emily Hardman Special Contributor “Frozen,” Walt Disney Pictures’ new computer animated film, takes a fairy tale plot and adds some uncommon characters to tell the story of two princesses…

Film review: ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is a worthy sequel

Film review: ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is a worthy sequel

By Lindsey Rader Special Contributor “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the sequel to the hit movie about young people forced to fight for their lives by a sinister government, mixes action,…

Film Review: Brad Pitt turns zombie hunter in smart, suspenseful ‘World War Z’

Film Review: Brad Pitt turns zombie hunter in smart, suspenseful ‘World War Z’

By Amber M. Ward “World War Z” is action packed, intelligent and suspenseful and, although I am not a big fan of “zombie” movies, this is one I can stand…

Film Review: Action-packed ‘Man of Steel’ loses the red tights, puts modern spin on ‘Superman’ story

Film Review: Action-packed ‘Man of Steel’ loses the red tights, puts modern spin on ‘Superman’ story

By Amber M. Ward Director Zack Snyder’s new Superman pays homage to the old movies and keeps with the story while bringing it into a more modern setting. “Man of…

Film Review: ‘This Is the End’ takes friends on one last raunchy joyride

By Ian Troub “This Is the End” is an immensely hilarious, out-of-line, raunchy joyride from directors Evan Goldberg’s and Seth Rogen’s world-gone-wrong apocalypse. The film has all of the scope…