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The Bearded Reviewer: Jim Bertel Takes On ‘The Bourne Legacy’

Posted: August 10, 2012 at 3:51 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Many people consider The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, or even the new Nolan Batman series to be the greatest trilogies that Hollywood has produced. Allow me to commit sacrilege for a moment and state first and foremost that the Bourne trilogy is my absolute favorite trilogy of the bunch. Each movie succeeded in […]

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Movie Review:’The Bourne Legacy’ Starring Jeremy Renner

Posted: August 10, 2012 at 11:21 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

The original Bourne trilogy will possibly go down as the greatest action/thriller series of all time. The series won audiences and critics over with smart storytelling, captivating action, and a knockout performance by Matt Damon as Jason Bourne.  The film wrapped with the critically acclaimed Bourne Ultimatum, a film that seemingly wrapped up all loose ends. […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Bourne Legacy’ Starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

Posted: August 10, 2012 at 12:00 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

What’s the best way to ruin an excellent film franchise? Other than hire Kristen Stewart to “act” in it (because let’s face it, she sucks at everything in life other than grimacing), the quickest way is to lose the franchise star and director. Many a film series have tried to go on without one or […]

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THE BOURNE LEGACY Opens August 10 Nationwide! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!

Posted: July 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! The narrative architect behind the Bourne film series, Tony Gilroy, takes the helm in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned almost $1 billion at the global box office: THE BOURNE LEGACY. The writer/director expands the Bourne universe created by Robert Ludlum with […]

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Movie Review: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Starring Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Bruce Willis

Posted: June 8, 2012 at 12:01 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Bottle Rocket. Rushmore. The Royal Tenenbaums. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. The Darjeeling Limited. Fantastic Mr. Fox. Writer and director Wes Anderson has made a series of films that are every bit his own.  In watching any of these films, it’s easy to see Anderson’s hand crafting the scenes and dialogue.  As a result, […]

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Brand New Trailer For ‘The Bourne Legacy’ Starring Jeremy Renner

Posted: May 31, 2012 at 5:05 pm   /   Local, Movie Trailers

I am going to make a bold statement.  I am comfortable enough in my manhood to say this.  I have a huge man-crush on Jeremy Renner.  It’s out there, and now I can’t take it back.  The man is just a complete badass, and I want to just sit in a bar, watch any sporting […]

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MOONRISE KINGDOM Opens June 8 in St. Louis! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!

Posted: May 31, 2012 at 3:32 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, MOONRISE KINGDOM tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent […]

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DVD Picks of the Week – “Stone”, “Buried”, “Justified” Season 1

Posted: January 18, 2011 at 11:30 am   /   Film, Local

Title: Stone Starring: Robert DeNiro, Milla Jovovich, Edward Norton Directed by:  John Curran Synopsis:  A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a correctional officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman’s path. My take:  Stone is a below average movie with above average performances.  Overall, the film just didn’t […]

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The Hidden Gem – “Easy Virtue” Starring Ben Barnes, Jessica Biel, Colin Firth

Posted: December 20, 2010 at 10:54 am   /   Film, Local

“The Hidden Gem” is all about my personal favorite films.  And while some of the films I discuss may not be hidden to most movie fans, they are hidden to a majority of my friends and people that I have talked to.  So I want to discuss them for three reasons: 1. Tell you why […]

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Willis, Norton, Murray in Talks to Star in Wes Anderson’s Newest

Posted: November 11, 2010 at 12:57 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

There is no denying that director Wes Anderson’s films are some of the quirkiest to be released in recent years.  While his films may not be for everybody (Fantastic Mr. Fox is the only one I really loved), there is one consistent component of all of his films: star power.  Some of the actors he […]

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