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Mercury Morning News 10/3/17
2 weeks ago

Mercury Morning News 10/3/17

Tune in to hear an interview with a junior who just released his first album, an interview with Texas senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke and a review of new movie …
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‘Golden Circle’ falls flat with weak plot
2 weeks ago

‘Golden Circle’ falls flat with weak plot

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” contains intense, violent actions scenes, similar to what made the first so satisfying to watch. Unfortunately, with a predictable plot and little character development, it does …
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“Logan Lucky” could be summer classic
2 months ago

“Logan Lucky” could be summer classic

“Logan Lucky” is a feel-good, comedic story that never tries its hand at drama.

Set in West Virginia, the movie follows the story of Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan …
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Celestial film lacks plot
3 months ago

Celestial film lacks plot

As the newest sci-fi flick to hit the big screens, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” can best be described as that of a bad  high school …
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Action flick stuns with smooth transitions, tasteful music
4 months ago

Action flick stuns with smooth transitions, tasteful music

A car pulls up. The shot changes to that of an iPod. “Bellbottoms” by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion begins its opening notes. Three individuals get out of the passenger …
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Third ‘Cars’ installment disappoints
4 months ago

Third ‘Cars’ installment disappoints

As the latest in the recent line of Pixar sequels, “Cars 3” is a mediocre offering from a film studio known for high quality movies. The film centers around an …
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‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU
4 months ago

‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU

“Wonder Woman,” the first female-led movie to be released during the current renaissance of superhero movies, produced higher success with critics than the previous installments of the DC Extended Universe …
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‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends
4 months ago

‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is the fifth movie in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series. Most of the characters from the previous movies return, with …
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Lost in translation
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6 months ago

Lost in translation

“Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler and Ehren Kruger, turns a successful manga and film series into a somewhat bland …
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Woodley saves second chapter in “Divergent” trilogy
3 years ago

Woodley saves second chapter in “Divergent” trilogy

The second installment of the “Divergent” trilogy struggles to break away from a slew of current teen fare exploring dystopian worlds, despite a strong performance from rising star Shailene Woodley.


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