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“Footloose” Remake Review Starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid

Posted: October 14, 2011 at 11:54 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Footloose, opens much like the original – with kids in a small town dancing to the musical strains of Kenny Loggins. How small is this town, you ask? It’s so […]

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Review: ‘Moneyball’ Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Posted: September 23, 2011 at 1:10 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Easily one of the strongest films so far this year, Moneyball tells the story (based on actual events) of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), General Manager of the perennially underfunded Oakland […]

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Review: ’30 Minutes or Less’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari

Posted: August 12, 2011 at 3:48 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Jesse Eisenberg stars in the new comedy 30 Minutes or Less. He plays Nick, a directionless twenty-something perfectly content with the freedom and pocket change his pizza delivery job affords […]

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Review: ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford

Posted: July 29, 2011 at 9:28 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

It’s a simple, and admittedly awesome, premise. Aliens invade the old west. Perfect in its simplicity. You had me at…well, “Aliens invade the old west.” But then you tell me […]

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Movie Review: Chris Evans is ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’

Posted: July 22, 2011 at 9:45 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Marvel wraps up its long and winding road towards The Avengers with Captain America: The First Avenger. The subtitle is apt (though bit of a cynical hedge against foreign markets) […]

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“Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Stars Shia LaBeouf, Loses Megan Fox

Posted: June 30, 2011 at 11:41 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Based on a line of toys/cartoon in the ‘80s: Autobots = good robots, Decepticons = bad robots. Ok, now you’re all caught up. Let me assure you, nothing strikes fear […]

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Review: Disney-Pixar’s ‘Cars 2’ Starring Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine

Posted: June 24, 2011 at 4:26 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

As a child I was a constant source of academic disappointment to my parents; a perennial underachiever. I didn’t get bad grades, mind you. I was solid B-student. Sure, I […]

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Review: “Green Lantern” Starring Ryan Reynolds, Peter Sarsgaard, Blake Lively

Posted: June 17, 2011 at 9:47 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

The summer of the superhero continues as Green Lantern…blasts? Flies? Ummmm…what is it exactly Green Lantern does again? Of all the comic book characters, Green Lantern is probably one that […]

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Review: “Super 8” Starring Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning

Posted: June 10, 2011 at 8:46 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

J.J. Abrams (the man who brought you Lost) and Steven Spielberg (the man who brought you your childhood) team up for Super 8. Shrouded in great secrecy until just a […]

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Review: “X-Men First Class” Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Posted: June 2, 2011 at 10:52 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

X-Men gets the reboot/prequel treatment in X-Men: First Class.  What could have been a phone-in FX-fest is instead the best comic book film since The Dark Knight and the strongest Marvel film since Spider-Man 2.  (And that’s […]

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