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Side Effects

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I lied in my last post. One thing America seems to love more than guns is pharmaceuticals. In 2012, revenue for the brand name and general pharmaceutical manufacturing industries brought in upwards of $200 billion, and that’s with a slight decline in the brand name industry over the past five years. Don’t believe me about the medicinal presence in American culture? Go watch the nightly news. Almost every commercial will be for some form of drug, from sleeping pills to depression aids and back. So with pharmaceuticals playing such a crucial role in American culture did Steven Soderbergh decide to take a stand in Side Effects against the almighty giants like Pfizer? Not really.

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Reader Request: Haywire

This is a long-overdue Reader Request that I finally got to see because I didn’t have to pay for it. Thank God, too, because what is an action film that has no dialog, no real explosions, no purpose, weird music and a beautiful woman who beats men unconscious with her legs? Not much. Well…Haywire is just that. Continue reading

21 Jump Street

Touché Channing Tatum. Touché. When I first heard that it would be Tatum and Jonah Hill as the stars of 21 Jump Street, I thought there’d be no chance the duo could mutually coexist in a comedic fashion. Thankfully, my presumptions were off base and proven to be ill-advised. Continue reading

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