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Chew Review Quick Byte: Carrie
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Chew Review Quick Byte: Carrie

Chew Quick Byte: “Carrie” Carrie’s back and she’s as pissed as ever. Chloé Grace Moretz plays the telekinetic teenage heroine and Julieanne Moore is her religious zealot of a mama...

Chew Reviews:  Gravity
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Chew Reviews: Gravity

“Gravity” film review by Gary Chew   When I learned the movie “Gravity” would be released, neither Sandra Bullock nor George Clooney – both leads in the film – piqued my interest, although these...

Chew Reviews Two:  Don Jon and Rush
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Chew Reviews Two: Don Jon and Rush

  Two Film Reviews: “Don Jon” and “Rush” by Gary Chew I had to conjure up a new word in order to write this review of the new films, “Don Jon” and “Rush” – you’ll be glad to know the...

Chew Reviews:  Enough Said
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Chew Reviews: Enough Said

“Enough Said” film review by Gary Chew Like James Dean, James Gandolfini’s life ended too soon for him to spread his talent as far as it was bound to take him. Fortunately for Gandolfini fans...

Chew Reviews:  The Spectacular Now
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Chew Reviews: The Spectacular Now

“The Spectacular Now”:   film review by Gary Chew   Sutter Keely is the name of a charming high school senior who finds living in that thing called “now” as being totally spectacular. I...

Chew Reviews:  The Butler
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Chew Reviews: The Butler

Eugene Allen, a Virginia-born African-American, worked as a servant in the White House from 1952 to 1986. Forest Whitaker stars as Cecile Gaines, the lead character who is named after Allen in “The...

Chew’s Reviews:  Blue Jasmine
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Chew’s Reviews: Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine film review by Gary Chew   The exigencies associated with love and class continue to be magnified in the oeuvre of Woody Allen – except when he’s playing clarinet...

Chew Reviews: We’re The Millers
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Chew Reviews: We’re The Millers

“We’re The Millers” film review by Gary Chew   It is not without a good deal of caution that I ever offer a suggestion that a particular movie is as funny as either “Young Frankenstein” or...

Chew’s Reviews: The Conjuring
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Chew’s Reviews: The Conjuring

I usually laugh as much or more watching a creepy spook movie than one that intends to elicit laughter. “The Conjuring,” a new film from “Saw” director James Wan, is a prime example. Of course...

Chew’s Reviews: The Lone Ranger
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Chew’s Reviews: The Lone Ranger

I’ve never heard a more robust and full-bodied performance of Gioachino Rossini’s overture to his opera “William Tell” than the one that now blares in Gore Verbinski’s new film...

Film Review:  The East
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Film Review: The East

“The East”      film review by Gary Chew   The inward sign of maturity, or at least getting on into geezer hood, is seeing a movie in which one spots the nuanced immaturity in the...

Hawke & Delpy:  At the end of the day
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Hawke & Delpy: At the end of the day

“Before Midnight” film review by Gary Chew On seeing the opening sequences of Richard Linklater’s new film, “Before Midnight,” it was almost as if I had sat through the first scenes of...

Film Review: Trek darkness shines
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Film Review: Trek darkness shines

“Star Trek: Into Darkness”     film review by Gary Chew Maintaining linkage with itself has to be one of the underlying secrets of success for the durable “Star Trek” franchise. The linkage...

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