Posts by Colin Campbell

Authenticity Sets ‘Southland’ Apart From Other Cop Shows

Colin Campbell takes his own look at Southland, and says that it offers a gritty authenticity that distinguishes it from other cop shows.

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Review: Not Playing it ‘Safe’

Jason Statham's latest film Safe offers some great action sequences, but is held back by a lackluster script, says Colin Campbell.

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Review: ‘Ghost Rider’ Offers a Spirit of CGI Excellence

While Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance has its shortcomings, the film is somewhat of an improvement on its predecessor, says Colin Campbell.

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Review: ‘Red Tails’ Flies Just High Enough

While George Lucas' Red Tails has some problems, Colin Campbell says it's ultimately a satisfying film.

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For Your Commiseration: Best Actors Never Nominated for an Oscar

Gary Oldman is considered by some to be the best actor never nominated for an Oscar. His drought could end this year with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. But who are some other actors that have been snubbed by the Academy their entire careers? Colin Campbell has his list.

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10 Greatest Baseball Movies of All Time

With Moneyball set to hit theaters this weekend, Colin Campbell looks at the 10 greatest baseball movies to ever hit the silver screen.

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Review: ‘Green Lantern’ Shines

A surprising choice for a superhero film, Green Lantern passes Colin Campbell's muster.

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The Story with Superhero Films

This truly is the summer of super hero films. Already, we've seen The Green Hornet, Super, Thor, and X-Men: First Class hit theaters. Coming soon, we'll see Green Lantern and Captain America: The First Avenger. What's going on here? Colin Campbell looks at this trend.

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‘Tron: Legacy’ review

A visually stunning film fails to live up to its potential, says Colin Campbell.

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I Love You, Phillip Morris

If you don't mind watching gay love scenes, then you will probably enjoy "I Love You, Phillip Morris". Colin Campbell reviews the film based on a true story which stars Jim Carrey as a con man and Ewan McGregor as the object of his affection.

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Campbell: No One Can 1 Up Scott Pilgrim

Edgar Wright's film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is quite possibly the best video game ever made, says Colin Campbell in his review. Starring Michael Cera and whole host of talented actors, the movie offers an incredible script and is a truly creative take on the popular comic book series.

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Campbell: ‘The Concert’ Hits the Right Notes

French director Radu Mihaileanu's new film "The Concert" tells a delightful tale of redemption, says Colin Campbell. This French and Russian dramedy, starring Aleksei Guskov and Melanie Laurent, is about a once prestigious conducter's efforts to impersonate the Bolshoi Orchestra.

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Campbell: The Predator Franchise is Back!

From Arnold Schwarzenegger to Jesse Ventura to Danny Glover to Gary Busey, the Predator franchise has seen many different forms. This includes comics and video games. The latest Predator movie starring Adrien Brody has brought the series back, and Colin Campbell enthusiastically endorses it.

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Best Supporting Actor of the 90s

Kevin Spacey is the clear winner for Best Supporting Actor of the 90s for his role in The Usual Suspects. He finishes ahead of Joe Pesci and Gene Hackman.

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Why We Should Stop Caring about LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf recently admitted that Transformers 2 and Indiana Jones 4 were both lousy movies. With LaBeouf set to star in Wall Street 2, some have wondered if the young Hollywood star is a "franchise killer." Colin Campbell doesn't think much of LaBeouf's acting skills and compares him to Keanu Reeves.

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