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Podcast: Cinema Synopsis Review_”Doctor Sleep”

By Ethan Mullican, RT Wrap Producer November 15, 2019

RT Wrap Producer Ethan Mullican reviews the latest Stephen King adaptation, "Doctor Sleep".

Luhrmann’s ‘Gatsby’ is far from great

May 9, 2013

By Colin Covert Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) Call it "The Grating Gatsby." Although the incurably exuberant Baz Luhrmann had the glitter factories and sequin mines working overtime, his glitzed-up...

‘The Iceman’ remains in a deep freeze

May 3, 2013

By Betsy Sharkey Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES _ Michael Shannon has basically rewritten the book on how to portray dark, volatile men in film with his unerring way of channeling rage and repression....

‘The Host’ keeps too much of the movie inside Saoirse Ronan’s head

March 26, 2013

By Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT) In the future, hunger, violence and money have disappeared. Lying is unthinkable. And stealing _ from the place where one acquires one's every need,...

New season of “Idol” isn’t what it used to be

By Rebecca Holcomb, Round Table Features Editor March 4, 2013

  In the summer of 2002 Fox Network premiered a new reality singing show, “American Idol.” With the charming Ryan Seacrest and the arrogant yet entertaining Simon Cowell, the show became an instant...

Love is on the air

By Johanna Yee, Executive Editor March 1, 2013

It might as well be the fourth of July with all the sparks in the air.  It’s that season again; it’s bachelor season.  For the past 12 years, The Bachelor has caught many women’s attention.  And...

‘Snitch’, starring Dwayne Johnson, keeps viewers guessing

February 21, 2013

By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (MCT) Large, in charge and nobody's little Margie: Dwayne Johnson takes on the drug kingpins in "Snitch." Place your bets! "Snitch" comes from a story told in...

“Les Miserables” sings its way to the top

By Cecelia Bettendorf, Round Table reporter January 15, 2013

The people waiting in line for the movie “Les Miserables” were different than those waiting in lines for other movies. Not only were they holding their popcorn and drinks, they also clutched tissue...

“The Hobbit” is anything but a small success

January 3, 2013

By Alexis Ramsey Round Table Reporter Thirteen dwarves show up at Bilbo’s door one fine evening. There is little surprise that he is incredibly confused. Martin Freeman pulls off the confused little...

Snapchat changes social media in a flash

By Johanna Yee, Round Table executive editor December 20, 2012

Snapchat takes texting to a whole new level, unparalleled by other basic apps for chatting in the Android and iTunes marketplace.  From its release in 2011, the popular phone app Snapchat has gone viral...

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