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Posts By Zachary Leeman

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5 Pop Culture Books to Read in 2015
3 years ago

5 Pop Culture Books to Read in 2015

There’s the first new “Star Wars” film in a decade along with a slew of franchise reboots like “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Terminator Genisys.”

However, 2015 may be the …
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Why Seeing ‘The Interview’ Matters
3 years ago

Why Seeing ‘The Interview’ Matters

The place was dirty too, oddly dirty. No one had cleaned up between showings. In fact, the previous movie was still screening when we arrived. Then that movie ended, and we all …
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How Kevin Smith Changed Movies (Again) with ‘Tusk’
3 years ago

How Kevin Smith Changed Movies (Again) with ‘Tusk’

It then snowballed into a strange, “what if” scenario that everybody had an opinion on. Within months there was a script, a budget, a cast; it was real.

It all …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Reach Me’
3 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Reach Me’

It’s as if writer/director John Herzfeld had a bunch of random characters and half stories racing around in his head and he just started writing. To connect these half-baked tales, …
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HiT DVD Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’
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3 years ago

HiT DVD Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’

While we were once treated to the mind of King through “The Shining” and “Misery,” now the author’s brand is the most appealing thing about his work. Recent efforts include a tale of a …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’
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3 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’

With Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reprising their roles, The Trip to Italy follows two middle-aged men tasked out with reviewing some of Italy’s restaurant offerings.

With both actors playing …
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5 Not So Jolly Christmas Movies You Should See
3 years ago

5 Not So Jolly Christmas Movies You Should See

Maybe this is the year to make your Christmas watch list a little different.

We all enjoy repeat viewings of “A Christmas Story,” “The Polar Express” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” It’s …
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5 Unjustly Forgotten Films from 2014 Now on Netflix
3 years ago

5 Unjustly Forgotten Films from 2014 Now on Netflix

Some deserve this fate, but others don’t, which is why streaming outlets like Netflix can be such a handy tool for finding those diamonds in the rough.

This year brought us …
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Madison Rising Wants You … to Help Honor the Military
3 years ago

Madison Rising Wants You … to Help Honor the Military

The campaign is called “Shows 4 Heroes,” and the Indiegogo.com page says successfully raising $25,000 would help “provide inspiring performances to military and veteran groups around the country.”

We …
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10 Indie Christmas Gifts for Movie, TV Lovers
3 years ago

10 Indie Christmas Gifts for Movie, TV Lovers

There’s the radio stations cranking out Christmas carols we’ve all heard before, the heightened marketing with promises mostly unfulfilled and then there’s…well, you get the idea.

Somewhere near the bottom of …
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