Movie reviews
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* * *  (Action movie with a heart) Action movie fans may be able to convince their significant others to sit through this modern version of the 1987 “RoboCop” because the writers have … more
*** (Incomplete look at Steve Jobs) My vivid recollection of Apple founder Steve Jobs is his announcement of the iPod, followed by his loss of one big mop of hair as he was slowly dying from … more
* * * (Sci-fi apocalyptic adventure) If you like your science fiction filled with exciting adventures and a bit of romance, you’ll like “Oblivion.” While it does go on a bit too … more
* * (Disastrous disaster movie) It is the year AD 62. There are wars and massacres to open this disaster movie and grab your attention. A young child survives the mass killing and … more
* * * (Gory, Exciting Sci-Fi)  If you like your science fiction on the gory side, “Riddick” will please you. Vin Diesel reprises his role as the anti-hero ex-con in the third … more
* * * (Remake of classic ’70s horror film) I still retain the image of Sissy Spacek, standing on the high school stage, covered in pig’s blood. It is a haunting memory of one of the first … more
* * * (Boxing soap opera) Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro play Razor Sharp and Billy the Kid McDonnen, two retired boxers who have a long history with each other. In their younger days, … more
* * * (Sci-fi for young ladies) Our twentysomething granddaughters have read Veronica Roth’s sci-fi book, seen the movie, and loved both. While not quite sharing their enthusiasm for the … more
* * (1½-hour car chase) I can’t resist: Get as far away from this turkey as you can. Ethan Hawke stars as Brent Magna, a former racecar driver whose wife is kidnapped by a mysterious … more
* * * * Zany, dark, delightful comedy) Wes Anderson makes wonderful, zany, dark and delightful movies. We loved his “Moonrise Kingdom,” partially filmed right here in Rhode Island. If you … more
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