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Johnny Depp emulates creature in “Transcendence”

Johnny Depp emulates creature in
Elizabeth DeCicco April 22, 2014

Other than portraying a relentless, hilarious pirate, an eccentric barber with shears for hands, or the wonderful Mad Hatter, when will Johnny Depp play the role of a cyber-intelligent god?In the new motion...

Inspiring imagination to escape everyday struggles

Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) runs to a promising future. (Courtesy Wilson Webb/MCT)
McClatchy Tribune February 26, 2014

With a movie title like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” it’s not easy to guess what to expect, but it turned out pleasantly surprising, and even inspirational.Walter Mitty, played by Ben Stiller,...

MOVIE REVIEW: Emotions run wild in bold truth of ‘12 Years a Slave’

Chiwetel Ejiofor as
State Hornet Staff November 13, 2013

Director Steven McQueen’s film “12 Years a Slave” illustrates a rarely told truth about slavery in the United States.Unlike the recently released movie “Django Unchained,” there is not really...

Promises kept in new mob movie

Viggo Mortenson (right) is one of the main characters in new Russian mob movie, out last Friday.:Courtesy: Peter Mountain/Focus Features/MCT
Peter Mountain September 24, 2007

Canadian director David Cronenberg has once again crafted an excellent movie with his "A History of Violence" leading man Viggo Mortensen. "Eastern Promises" delivers on its promises of being a ruthless...

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