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Red Tails / *˝ (PG-13) (01/30/12)

Oscar Nomination Toss Up (01/25/12)

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The Adventures of Tintin / ***˝ (PG) (12/30/11)

Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol / ***˝ (PG-13) (12/28/11)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo / ***˝ (R) (12/26/11)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows / *** (PG-13) (12/20/11)

Hugo / **** (PG) (12/18/11)

We Bought a Zoo / ***˝ (PG) (12/09/11)

The Muppets / *** (PG) (12/02/11) 3

Cinema Classics for a New Classic Cinema (11/18/11) 2

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas / *** (R) (11/15/11)

Puss in Boots / *** (PG) (11/09/11) 2

'Moneyball' at Marshall Cinema (11/03/11)

Paranormal Activity 3 / *** (R) (10/25/11)

The Thing / *** (R) (10/18/11)

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Our Idiot Brother / **˝ (R) (09/19/11)

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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D / * (PG) (08/30/11)

Conan the Barbarian / **˝ (R) (08/28/11)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes / *** (PG-13) (08/21/11)

2011 The Summer of Raunch (08/20/11)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 / ***˝ (PG-13) (08/16/11)

Cowboys & Aliens / ** (PG-13) (08/02/11)

Captain America: The First Avenger / ***˝ (PG-13) (07/31/11)

The Tree of Life / **** (PG-13) (07/11/11)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon / zero stars (PG-13) (07/04/11) 2

Cars 2 / ***˝ (G) (06/27/11) 2

'Super 8' Under Further Review (06/25/11)

Green Lantern / **˝ (PG-13) (06/20/11)

Super 8 / ***˝ (PG-13) (06/15/11)

X-Men: First Class / *** (PG-13) (06/08/11)

Kung Fu Panda 2 / *** (PG) (06/05/11)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides / **˝ (PG-13) (05/30/11)

Thor / *** (PG-13) (05/24/11)

Scream 4 / *** (R) (04/21/11)

Your Highness / ** (R) (04/17/11)

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Paul / *** (R) (03/25/11)

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Battle: Los Angeles / **˝ (PG-13) (03/15/11)

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The King's Speech / **** (R) (03/02/11)

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True Grit / **** (PG-13) (01/03/11) 4

TRON: Legacy / *** (PG) (12/23/10)

Hereafter / ***˝ (PG-13) (12/11/10)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 / *** (PG-13) (11/29/10)

Megamind / *** (PG) (11/18/10) 1

Unstoppable / **** (PG-13) (11/15/10)

Paranormal Activity 2 / *** (R) (11/03/10)

The Social Network / **** (PG-13) (10/22/10)

Return of the Marshall Cinema (10/21/10) 1

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps / *** (PG-13) (10/10/10)

The Town / ***˝ (R) (09/28/10)

The Summer of Three (09/23/10)

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Piranha 3D / *** (R) (09/02/10)

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World / *** (PG-13) (08/23/10)

The Other Guys / *** (PG-13) (08/17/10)

Goodbye/Hello to the Marshall Cinema (08/14/10) 3

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Despicable Me / *** (PG) (08/02/10) 2

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Inglourious Basterds / **** (R) (08/25/09) 6

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra / *˝ (PG-13) (08/13/09) 17

In Memory of John Hughes 1950-2009 (08/09/09) 2

Music: Food for the Movie Soul (07/29/09)

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The Hangover / ***˝ (R) (06/21/09) 2

Land of the Lost / **˝ (PG-13) (06/07/09) 6

Up / **** (PG) (06/05/09) 2

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian / ** (PG) (05/31/09)

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Sita Sings the Blues / **** (NR) (05/22/09)

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Ebertfest Report #3: Film Criticism 101 (04/25/09)

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Confessions of a Shopaholic / **˝ (PG) (03/02/09)

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Oscar predictions (02/20/09) 3

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He Said, She Said: The Women (PG-13) (09/16/08)

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Mamma Mia! / * (PG-13) (08/29/08) 2

Tropic Thunder / ***˝ (R) (08/27/08) 2

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Wanted/ *** (R) (08/08/08)

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor/ ** (PG-13) (08/05/08) 4

Step Brothers / ** (R) (08/01/08) 9

The Dark Knight / **** (PG-13) (07/22/08) 6

You Can't Always Get What You Want (07/18/08) 1

Hancock / *** (PG-13) (07/03/08) 12

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The Love Guru / *˝ (PG-13) (06/22/08)

The Incredible Hulk / **˝ (PG-13) (06/16/08) 2

Kung Fu Panda / *** (PG) (06/08/08) 1

Recount / *** (TVMA) (06/01/08) 6

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull / ***˝ (PG-13) (05/26/08) 2

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian / *** (PG) (05/20/08) 2

Speed Racer / *** (PG) (05/12/08)

Iron Man / ***˝ (PG-13) (05/02/08)

Ebertfest 2008 report # 5: Final Perspective (05/01/08)

Ebertfest 2008 report #4: What It Takes to Change a Critic's Mind (04/27/08)

Ebertfest 2008 report #3: Movie Round-up (04/26/08)

Ebertfest 2008 report #2: I'm Better in Print (04/25/08)

Ebertfest 2008 report #1: A Melancholy Pleasure (04/24/08)

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Ebertfest 2008 Preview (04/16/08)

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"I am serious… And don't call me Shirley." (03/29/08)

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Andrew is a professionally trained actor and stage director. He was a reporter for the daily newspaper The Marshall Democrat News. He has been critiquing film since Mr. Lucas released the first of his "Star Wars" prequels in 1999. His reviews can also be seen at his blog site.
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