Posts by Jorge Vargas

Movie Review: ‘Spectre’

"Spectre" was a tough film to review, because one wants to love it and it gives one reasons to love it, but there's something about it that's not quite right.

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Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World’

Horrifying and majestic, "Jurassic World" brings the franchise back in style! Jorge Vargas reviews...

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“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Provides Fantastic Goodbye to Middle Earth

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" had no problems with pace, and the rewrites did nothing if not outright improve upon J.R.R. Tolkien's work.

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‘The Monuments Men’ Review: Deciding between Funny and Not

Is 'The Monuments Men' supposed to be a comedy, a drama, a war movie, or something in between?

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Review: Faster Pace Reignites Franchise

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' was an unexpected journey following the somewhat lackluster first installment of a seemingly forced trilogy.

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Review: ‘A Case of You’ Provides a Sweet Story

"A Case of You" is a film about a writer, Sam (Justin Long), living in Brooklyn who takes to Facebook to learn how to woo a barista, Birdie, (Evan Rachel Wood), he develops a crush on.

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‘Ender’s Game’: A Successful Adaptation

One of the biggest stories surrounding Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" novel was its lack of adaptability into film--until now...

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‘Lion Ark’ – The Heroic Rescue of 25 African Lions in Bolivia

Lion Ark is a relatively fast-paced documentary that relies almost exclusive on live action shots and does a very good job of immersing the viewer in the world of the animal rescuers.

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