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Tim Story

Features

Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.


Reviews

Sunday, April 22 2012

'Think Like a Man' Needs More Metta World Peace

In Steve Harvey's man's world, the guys face extra anxieties. Not only do they worry their physical prowess might be inadequate, but also, as Cedric announces, the "balance of power has shifted."


Tuesday, November 27 2007

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Not every comic book movie is geared toward the nearing middle aged geek - something naysayers of the Fantastic Four franchise fail to comprehend.


Thursday, June 14 2007

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

At the start of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, the now incorporated superheroes are negotiating endorsement contracts.


Sunday, December 11 2005

Fantastic Four (2005)

The superpowers bring trauma, anger, and confusion, and eventually a sense of responsibility, as the crew decides to do good with what they've got.


Thursday, July 7 2005

Fantastic Four (2005)

As Marvel comics fans already know, being zapped by a radioactive cloud in outer space alters your DNA according to your sense of self.


Blogs

Friday, January 17 2014

'Ride Along?' More Like Dragged Along

Had it gone the hard-R route, had it decided to dump all the faux family friendly PG-13 ideals and just let its actors go, Ride Along may have been hilarious... "may" being the key word.


News

Sunday, June 17 2007

Writer takes another 'Fantastic' voyage

The call to Mark Frost from his agent in 2003 started out, "This might seem like a crazy idea ..." The agent was suggesting that he think


Sunday, June 17 2007

The Silver Surfer finally lands on summer movie screens

He's a Christ figure on a flying surfboard. A chrome-plated philosopher. A herald of doom. The Oscar statuette come to life. Marvel Comics' Silver Surfer


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