With the Oscars ending with “12 Years A Slave” walking away with the Best Picture win, the concept of slavery has a new place in cinematic history. The exploration of that time period continues in “Belle,” which provides a whole new perspective on the fight to abolition of the slave trade and slavery itself, and is based on a true story that is now being discovered.  Continue reading “Belle”

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Perhaps you remember “Ted,” the 2012 breakout hit about a foul-mouthed teddy bear, that also somehow landed Seth MacFarlane the Oscars gig for 2013 and raised his star power a couple levels. And by the tone of the preceding sentence, you are probably foretelling how this review may treat MacFarlane’s new movie “A Million Ways to Die in the West.”hr_A_Million_Ways_to_Die_in_the_West_2

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