Reel Shorts | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

29 03 2013

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The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

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Reel Shorts | Better Mus’ Come

29 03 2013

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The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized dramatization of real historical events, specifically, the Green Bay Massacre, where the government finally tracked down these gangs and had systematically wiped out.





Reel Shorts | Starbuck

29 03 2013

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As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father.





Reel Shorts | Olympus Has Fallen

22 03 2013

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Director Antoine Fuqua’s follow-up to his gritty police drama, Brooklyn’s Finest is a rousing patriotic, no-holds barred action thriller that puts a new, yet predictable spin while simultaneously updating the Die Hard blueprint for a new generation in the jingoistic, Olympus Has Fallen. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Spring Breakers

22 03 2013

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No director captures the exploitative and voyeuristic aspects of teen life like Harmony Korine. Almost 20 years after writing the cult classic, Kids, Korine has channeled his focus on an annual rite of passage and centered the story on four bored college students who want more excitement than school can offer in the thriller, Spring Breakers. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Admission

22 03 2013

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A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption in the dramedy, Admission. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

15 03 2013

Steve Carell’s latest magic comedy, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is reviewed on the BIG show, Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.