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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Mad Men’ Season 5, Starring Jon Hamm and January Jones

    The Great Mouse Detective: Special Edition Blu-ray — You probably only know about the under-the-radar 1986 Disney gem if you watched it and adored it as a kid.
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ Starring Tom Cruise, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough

    E.T. the Extra Terrestrial 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray — Steven Spielberg's folksy 1982 tale of friendship between a boy (Henry Thomas) and a young, lost
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews 'Pitch Perfect' Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson

    There are so many reasons to hate Pitch Perfect, and yet it's impossibly tough to do so. It's a movie that you'll laugh at as much with, then store in the back
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Reviews: ‘Bond 50,’ ‘Dark Shadows’ Starring Johnny Depp

    American Horror Story: Season 1 — FX's gothic, wildly unpredictable yet always entrancing miniseries hooks you with a sordid pilot and never loosens its grip.
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews 'Looper' Starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, Emily Blunt and Bruce Willis

    Movie studios play this little game where they try to pretend the source of movie piracy is people recording preview screenings on their cell phones. They post
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans

    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 — Frank Miller's beloved 1986 comic book miniseries gets a loving and faithful animated adaptation. The plot finds Bruce
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’

    America's Book of Secrets: Season 1 — Yet another tinfoil hat-wearing conspiracy-obsessed History Channel series — a close cousin of Ancient Aliens — this one
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron

    The Big Bang Theory: Season 5 — The nerd-tastic, academia-set sitcom that's stuck with the unfortunate laugh track shows no signs of fading as it reaches the
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Homeland’ Starring Claire Danes

    Bored to Death: Season 3 — One of the quirkier series in HBO's stable, the noir-themed detective yarn stars Jason Schwartzman as a struggling writer who doubles
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Lawless’ Starring Shia LaBeouf and Jessica Chastain

    The square-dancing whiskey runners in the Prohibition-era Virginia-set movie Lawless may not think much of regulations from smarmy, moonshine-hating Yankees,
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ Starring Emily Blunt and Jason Segel

    Battleship — As far as movies based on board games go, you could do a lot worse than this big, dumb yet thoroughly entertaining Navy procedural. Taylor Kitsch
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Dictator’ Starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Anna Faris

    The Aristocats Blu-ray — Disney's oft-overlooked, feline-focused 1970 film gets some overdue HD love. Set in Paris, the story is a barely comprehensible
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Sparkle’ Starring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston

    There may or may not be an actual movie hidden among all the showstopping musical numbers in Sparkle. Not that there needs to be. Sparkle is all about the
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Hunger Games’ Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth

    Astonishing X-Men: Torn — The Joss Whedon-penned series of graphic novels gets the motion-comic treatment once again. This outing focuses on whack-job telepath
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Hope Springs’ Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones & Steve Carell

    I'm pretty sure Tommy Lee Jones was born crotchety and bitter. He must have emerged from the womb with a snide remark about the lighting and a dry, sarcastic
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’ Starring Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny DeVito

    Adventures in Babysitting Blu-ray — One of the definitive way-over-the-top 1980s tween fantasies — fitting in alongside the likes of Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Total Recall’ Starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale

    It's not uncommon to have hot, sweaty dreams involving Jessica Biel, but the problem with Colin Farrell's Biel dreams is that they only involve him and her
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘LOL’ Starring Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore

    La Grand Illusion Blu-ray — Jean Renoir's World War I-set 1937 think piece tells a grim tale of French POWs who are trapped inside an all-but-inescapable
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘The Watch’ Starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill

    There's a scene in watch in which the four leads are crammed into a car on a stakeout, complaining about how bored they are. It's all too easy to identify. A
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Silent House’ Starring Elizabeth Olsen

    Boss: Season 1 — After playing the role of Frasier for more than 20 years, Kelsey Grammer has finally managed to redefine himself as the iron-fisted Mayor of
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Starring Christian Bale & Anne Hathaway

    "Mmmph blrrg grug Batman glogg freedom raaar!" -Christian Bane, The Dark Knight Rises The movie's gimp mask-wearing, MMA fighter-like villain no doubt has many
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Casa de mi Padre’ Starring Will Ferrell

    Casa de mi Padre — This bizarre, Spanish-language-with-subtitles mockery of Telemundo-style soap operas stars Will Ferrell as a Mexican rancher who struggles
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review 'Margaret' Starring Anna Paquin & 'American Reunion' Starring Alyson Hannigan and Jason Biggs

    American Reunion — The year is more than half over, and surprisingly this stands as not only my favorite comedy of the year so far, but my favorite movie,
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone

    "Is this Spider-Man 4?" my 5-year-old son, Luke, whispered as the movie started. "No, it's Spider-Man 1," I replied, bracing myself for the inevitable
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review 'Mirror Mirror' Starring Julia Roberts and Lily Collins

    Barbarella Blu-ray — Jane Fonda's saucy 1968 space caper casts her as a super-sexual futuristic adventurer who faces off against the vile Durand Durand, which
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Ted’ Starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis

    Seth MacFarlane is a clever bastard. He knows that the only way to get away with transferring his Peter Griffin voice to a walking, talking teddy bear in a
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: '21 Jump Street’ starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum

    Deliverance Blu-ray — The stomach-turning 1972 horror flick probably permanently harmed rural Southern tourism. Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty and Ronny
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ Starring Keira Knightley and Steve Carell

    It would really suck if we found out a meteor was careening toward earth, set to end all life in a matter of days. But as Seeking a Friend for the End of the
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Wanderlust’ Starring Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux

    Big Miracle — The earnest-to-a-fault family flick recounts the true 1988 story of the rescue of whales trapped under an ice shelf in Alaska. John Krasinski and
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘That’s My Boy’ starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Leighton Meester

    Way back in the olden days, Adam Sandler was the funniest man alive. He was so talented that he actually made Saturday Night Live a show that you looked forward
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Episodes’ starring Matt LeBlanc, ‘Entourage,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’

    Entourage: Season 8 — HBO's comedy about a superstar actor (Adrian Grenier) and his buddies living the Hollywood dream hit its peak a couple seasons ago, but
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Prometheus’ starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender & Charlize Theron

    A note to future space explorers: When searching out the galaxy for intelligent life, steer away from planets filled with aliens with mouths inside of mouths
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Reviews: ‘John Carter’ starring Taylor Kitsch and 'Breaking Bad'

    Breaking Bad: Season 4 — In the latest season of AMC's drama about a meth-dealing, cancer-stricken teacher (Bryan Cranston), the plot abandons the dual-life
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘True Blood: Season 4’ Starring Anna Paquin

    Goon — In a departure from his usual cutup roles, Seann William Scott plays a directionless thug who stumbles onto a tryout with a local minor league team. He
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘Men in Black 3’ Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin

    Men in Black 3 is not only a time travel movie, but a time machine that takes you back to when a Men in Black movie could actually be good. Too bad it can't
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘This Means War’ Starring Reese Witherspoon

    Red Tails — Executive produced by George Lucas, this by-the-numbers war film tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a squadron of black World War II pilots who
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'The Dictator' Starring Sacha Baron Cohen

    A lot of brilliant movie comedians blow their loads early in their careers with their best stuff, collecting enough fans to stick by them as they get less
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Vow’ starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum

    The Big C: Season 2 — In the Showtime series that seems to be the feminine answer to Breaking Bad, Laura Linney plays Cathy, a cancer patient who re-examines
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘New Year’s Eve’ starring Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl

    Clueless Blu-ray — In this subversive 1995 satire of teen solipsism, based on The Taming of the Shrew, Alicia Silverstone plays a popular high school girl who
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘The Five Year Engagement’ Starring Jason Segel and Emily Blunt

    There’s got to be more than just one of Jason Segel. There’s no way one dude can juggle a starring role in a sitcom along with writing, producing and acting in
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Contraband’ Starring Mark Wahlberg

    Cinema Verite — Diane Lane and Tim Robbins play a bickering couple that was the focus of the groundbreaking 1971 PBS documentary miniseries An American Family —
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: ‘The Lucky One’ Starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling

    If those guys who make all those Scary Movie-style parodies ever tried to make fun of Nicholas Sparks books, you’d hardly be able to tell their mockeries from
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol’ starring Tom Cruise

    Chinatown Blu-ray — In director Roman Polanski's 1974 throwback to 1940s film noir, Jack Nicholson plays a private eye who is hired to track down a husband
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Iron Lady’ Starring Meryl Streep

    Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous — Adapted from a graphic novel series by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday, the hourlong, voice-acted motion-comic spins a gripping and
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,' 'The Bodyguard'

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked — The first two live-action/CGI Alvins were surprisingly charming, but the wheels fall off during the third outing. The
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Reviews: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', 'The Muppets'

    Battle Royale: The Complete Collection Blu-ray — An off-the-rails, hyper-violent cult favorite series from Japan, the films are cited by many as inspiration for
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: '21 Jump Street' Starring Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum

    Jonah Hill is no longer the discount version of Seth Rogen. He's emerging as a formidable talent that matches or surpasses that of his mentor/pal. Hill has
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    The Philmguy's DVD Reviews: 'My Week With Marilyn' and 'The Descendants'

    The Adventures of Tintin — Steven Spielberg goes the route of The Polar Express in this whimsical adaptation of the Belgian comic book series about a baby-faced
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Game of Thrones', 'Jack and Jill'

    The Deer Hunter Blu-ray — Director Michael Cimino's devastating, Oscar-winning 1978 best picture drama about how serving in Vietnam affects a group of
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Hugo', 'Johnny English Reborn'

    Hugo – Martin Scorsese's whimsical adaptation of Brian Selznick's magical realism-infused novel is a relentlessly charming, although a slightly overrated family
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'J. Edgar' Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Tower Heist'

    J. Edgar – Leonardo DiCaprio cakes on a goofy makeup mask to play sexually repressed FBI head J. Edgar Hoover as he rises up the ranks and manages the
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'The Rum Diary' starring Johnny Depp, 'Take Shelter'

    All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray – One of the first great movies with sound, the 1930 classic tells the sad, brutal saga of German teens who enlist to
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    The Philmguy Reviews: 'Safe House' Starring Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington

    Safe House plays out just like a romantic comedy, only with slightly more explosions, car chases, hand-cuffings, ear-yankings and stabbings with glass
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1' with Robert Pattinson

    Anonymous – A fun piece of historical fiction. Shakespeare nuts will eat this up, as will fans of The Tudors. Excellent acting and costumes help buoy a
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Drive' Starring Ryan Gosling

    Adaptation Blu-ray — The trippy 2002 film from the formidable Spike Jonze-Charlie Kaufman directing-screenwriting team casts Nicolas Cage in a double role as a
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: '50/50,' 'Paranormal Activity 3'

    Belle du Jour Blu-ray – Director's Luis Buñuel's lavish 1967 drama stars Catherine Deneuve as the original desperate housewife, who begins moonlighting as a
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Abduction,' 'The Ides of March'

    Abduction — The serviceable thriller follows a path set by Enemy of the State, only with a high school bent. Taking a break from his broken-hearted werewolf
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Moneyball'

    Boardwalk Empire: Season 1 – HBO's exquisite Prohibition-era drama details the exploits of fictionalized bootlegger barron Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), who
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    The Philmguy's Top 10 Movies of 2011: 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' And More!

    1. The Artist — Like all film lovers, I've held my nose and plowed through the silent classics in order to develop an appreciation for the caveman days of the
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'The Borgias', 'Shameless', 'Jersey Shore'

    Apollo 18A silly faux-doc – think Paranormal Activity or The Blair Witch Project – tells the story of a fictional final Moon landing that went awry, leading to
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Midnight in Paris,' 'Margin Call'

    Colombiana In a thriller inspired by La Femme Nikita, The Professional and Kill Bill, Zoë Saldana plays an assassin trained since childhood who is obsessed with
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol' Starring Tom Cruise

    Pop quiz. "Ghost Protocol" is:A. The subtitle of the new Mission: Impossible.B. Something that sounds too much like the names of 100,000 video games.C. What
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes – Remarkable computer animation and puppetry combine with an expected brilliant lead performance by Andy Serkis make this my
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Starring Daniel Craig & Rooney Mara

    Sorry purists who are lovestruck by the Swedish adaptations of the trilogy that started with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. The Hollywood remake makes the
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Young Adult' Starring Charlize Theron

    Diablo Cody seems incapable of writing realistic dialogue or giving characters believable motivations. Or giving them names that don't seem like they came from
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Big Love,' 'The Help'

    Another Earth – I dig sci-fi films that don't feel the need to trot out laser blasters, metallic unitards and flying cars. This quiet character study tells the
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Shame' Starring Michael Fassbender & Carey Mulligan

    Apparently, being dead for 31 years makes you really horny. You want to claw your way out of the grave, grab a shaky handheld camera and start filming people
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Our Idiot Brother,' 'One Day'

    The Future – Quirky writer/director Miranda July (Me and You and Everyone We Know) stars in this offbeat, slice-of-life tale of mid-30s angst. July plays a
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Beginners'; 'Larry Crowne'

    Beginners – Ewan McGregor stars as a romantically challenged moper who starts up a new relationship while recalling the final days of his deceased father
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'The Change-Up'; 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2'

    The Change-Up – Jason Bateman is a buttoned-down, responsible dad, and Ryan Reynolds is his unreliable, womanizing best pal who has got stuff in his fridge that
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Tower Heist' Starring Ben Stiller & Eddie Murphy

    Tower Heist is the Occupy Wall Street movement’s idea of a porno. A group of ritzy apartment complex clock-punchers who’ve had their pensions plundered by a
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'The Rum Diary' Starring Johnny Depp

    If they ever make a time travel tourism film about 1960 Puerto Rico, it will be the opposite of The Rum Diary. Hunter S. Thompson’s vision of the setting is as
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Captain America': 'Monte Carlo'

    Captain America: The First Avenger – A muscled-up Chris Evans takes on the role of the stars-and-stripes wearing hero in this surprisingly gritty take on one of
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: Kevin Smith Week

    Red State – Director Kevin Smith rebounds in a major way from the Cop Out debacle with a heady thriller that subversively comments on religion, law enforcement,
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: Green Lantern; Zookeeper

    Green Lantern – Due out Friday, this middling comic book adaptation shoehorns Ryan Reynolds into the role of the power ring-wielding hero, who flies about the
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: 'Fast Five', 'Scream 4'

    Fast Five – Vin Diesel and Paul Walker resume their homoerotic, nitro-fueled bromance in this car-centric action series, which caught a second wind after 2009's
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review — 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'; 'Ben-Hur'

    Transformers: Dark of the Moon – Due out Friday, the summer blockbuster brings its relentless chain of maximum-budget explosions and insipid dialogue into your
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Bridesmaids'; 'Star Wars'

    Bridesmaids – The female-centric answer to The Hangover, the film aims to prove female-driven comedies can be every bit as disgusting and crass as those
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Thor'; 'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop'

    Thor – Available in 3D as well as 2D, my favorite comic book movie of the summer wields its thunderous hammer in stunning high-definition. Director Kenneth
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'X-Men: First Class'; 'Hanna'

    X-Men: First Class – Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn pulls out a defibrillator and revives the mummified X-Men series, scrapping the nonsense of the past
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: Prom, The Beaver & Sons of Anarchy: Season 3

    Prom – Aimee Teegarden, best known as the coach's daughter on Friday Night Lights, plays an eager go-getter who falls for an anti-establishment dude (Thomas
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Gossip Girl' Season 4; 'The Greatest Movie Ever Sold'

    Gossip Girl: Season 4 – The CW soap opera about the comings and goings of Manhattan elites ditches Taylor Momsen and Jessica Szohr in favor of more screentime
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'The Bang Bang Club'; 'Something Borrowed'

    The Bang Bang Club – Ryan Phillippe plays one of four photojournalists take to strife-torn South Africa in the early 1990s to make names for themselves and
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: '30 Minutes or Less' Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Aziz Ansari

    If Jesse Eisenberg and Michael Cera arm-wrestled, no one would win and daffodils would pop up from the table. This is actually my way of complimenting both
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Super'; 'Your Highness'

    Super – The indie-film answer to last year's sensational Kick-Ass star's The Office's Rainn Wilson as a sad-sack restaurant worker who becomes a masked
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'The Change-Up' Starring Ryan Reynolds & Jason Bateman

    I believe it was Socrates who once advised “Never pee into a public fountain while wishing you had the life of a friend who’s peeing next to you, lest you run
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'; 'United States of Tara'

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray – In 1986, back when Matthew Broderick was capable of starring in good movies, this John Hughes-directed gem
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' Starring Ryan Gosling & Steve Carell

    Well, they got Crazy and Stupid right. My only suggestion to make the title more accurate is to change Love to Hate. A romantic comedy with too many
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Source Code'; 'Trust'

    Source Code – In this drama, a sci-fi take on the Groundhog Day concept, Jake Gyllenhaal plays a war vet who is locked in a chamber and tasked to travel back in
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Limitless'; 'Take Me Home Tonight'

    Limitless – If you're a video game fan who's got any doubts about director Neil Burger and star Bradley Cooper adapting Uncharted into a movie, this gripping,
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Horrible Bosses' Starring Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston & More

    If Alfred Hitchcock lived in our time, had an eighth of his talent and was obsessed with blunt sex jokes, Horrible Bosses is exactly the movie he would make.
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Beastly'; 'Sucker Punch'

    Beastly – This one's more notable for its odd and surprisingly high-profile supporting cast (Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen and Peter Krause) than its
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    The PhilmGuy Reviews: 'Bad Teacher' Starring Justin Timberlake & Cameron Diaz

    Copying off the paper of Bad Santa, and even going so far as to swipe a couple of its punch lines, Bad Teacher would seem to be doomed because its parts aren’t
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'The Adjustment Bureau'; 'Cedar Rapids

    The Adjustment Bureau – Matt Damon takes on a role that blends his Jason Bourne and Will Hunting qualities, playing a politician who tangles with a tapestry of
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Hall Pass'; 'Red Riding Hood'

    Hall Pass – Shattering his typecast as a care-free slacker, Owen Wilson plays a pudgy, overweight and unconfident family man whose wife (Jenna Fischer) gives
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Just Go With It'; 'True Grit'

    Just Go With It – In this lame romantic comedy that manages to stretch the silly standards of the genre past their breaking point, Adam Sandler plays a wealthy
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Biutiful'; 'True Blood': Season 3

    Biutiful – In a role that earned him a best actor Oscar nomination – something that rarely happens in a foreign language film – Javier Bardem plays a Barcelona
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'The Roommate'; 'Gnomeo & Juliet'

    The Roommate — Leighton Meester ditches her party girl persona to play a psychopath who becomes obsessed with her college roomie (Minka Kelly), working behind
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    The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘The Mechanic’; ‘The Other Woman’

    The Mechanic — Continuing to play the same stoic, determined action hero archetype in each movie, Jason Statham stars in a remake of a 1972 Charles Bronson
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    The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Blue Valentine'; 'No Strings Attached'

    Blue Valentine – I’m ashamed of myself for not having seen this movie before I put together my top 10 list last year, because it definitely would have cracked
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