Review: ‘Nova Rex’ revealing doc about hair-metal heyday
By the end of the 70 minutes, fans and even casual observers will have a greater appreciation for an era that is often dismissed for its flamboyance. “Nova Rex: Aint Easy Being Cheesy” clearly illustrates the period’s party-all-the-time mentality but also reveals the devotion of artists like Wilkerson and Cervoni to music that celebrated living life to the fullest.
'Colombiana' mixes action, heart
"Colombiana" is a furious action film with just the right amount of heart to make its lethal lady sympathetic.
'Conan' savage but missing substance
"Conan the Barbarian" is at its best when Jason Momoa's Conan is hacking and slashing his way through a wave of enemies, which is often. But viewers shouldn't expect much more from the mayhem.
Review: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' doesn't monkey around
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is just the beginning ... of our end.
Bremer: Simian surrogates in ‘Apes’ may portend future of human actors
Will performance capture and CGI techonology usurp human actors?
'Cowboys & Aliens' a rollicking sci-fi/Western adventure
Yippe-ki-yay! “Cowboys & Aliens” melds science fiction and the Western into an entertaining and clever action-adventure.
Heather Bremer: Favreau makes A-list by treating material with respect
While its title may reflect B-movie fare, “Cowboys & Aliens” is an A-list film across the board. It features A-list actors Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde. “Star Trek” and “Fringe” scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman had a hand in the screenplay. And “Iron Man” director Jon Favreau is at the helm.
'Captain America' captivates
Packing a patriotic punch, “Captain America: The First Avenger” is a note-perfect tribute to an All-American hero.
Heather Bremer: Captain America the hero to unite a nation
While the definition of a hero hasn’t changed in the dictionary in the past 70 years, the meaning of the word has certainly evolved in our hearts and minds.
'Potter' reaches magical end
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II” ends the franchise’s magical run on the perfect note for Potter fans.
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