Author: Robert Kelly

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Captain America and Friends

The biggest heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe face off in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. Jack Kibry and Joe Simon's Sentinel of Liberty is one of Marvel's longest-running characters, and has seen numerous live action adaptations dating back to WWII. Here are a few of...

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27 April
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A President and a King

Two titanic figures of history improbably cross paths in ELVIS & NIXON (played by Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey). Both men dominated the American cultural landscape for decades--and as these ten films show, there were many, many different ways of portraying the 37th President of...

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13 April
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The Mighty Jungle

Disney's live-action adaptation of THE JUNGLE BOOK follows the adventures of a little orphan boy raised by animals in the heart of the jungle, a setting Hollywood has used for films of all kinds, from thrillers to sci fi to goofy comedies. Here are a...

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06 April
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First Person

HARDCORE HENRY is a movie like you've never seen before--and that's because YOU are Hardcore Henry! Movies in First Person are notoriously difficult--if not impossible--to pull off. Here are ten other films that have tried, at least partially, to turn a movie-goer into a movie-doer. Being...

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30 March
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Movie Musicians

Don Cheadle directs and stars in MILES AHEAD, a bio-pic about jazz great Miles Davis. The rags to riches (and sometimes back to rags) life stories of legendary musicians told on the big screen are numerous, here are ten that struck the right chord. Amadeus Beyond The...

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23 March
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Batman and Superman

There have been individual Batman and Superman films dating back to the 1940s, but the two most famous comic book superheroes of all time finally share the screen in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. Here are some of the wildly diverse cinematic interpretations of...

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16 March
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May It Please the Court…

The Supreme Court is dominating the news right now. Considering how much the Court's decisions influence American society, it has only rarely been represented in the movies. Here are nine films (one for each justice) that have used the highest court in the land, one...

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09 March
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Dying Light: The Following

By Rebecca Horovitz, Acquisitions Coordinator, Games I think I have a bit of an unusual experience reviewing The Following expansion. I played the expansion before finishing the main quest and before being at the appropriate level, but I wasn’t far off.  Things went smoothly at first but...

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02 March
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