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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Prisoners “2013”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Thriller/ Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Dennis Christopher, Dylan Minnette, Brad James, Zoë Soul, Erin Gerasimovich, Kyla-Drew Simmons, Wayne Duvall, Len Cariou, David Dastmalchian, Jeff Pope/ Runtime: 153 minutes I think it is safe to say that for any parent out […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: X-Men: The Last Stand “06”

MPAA Rating: PG-13/ Genre: Superhero/Stars: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, Elliot Page (credited as Ellen Page), Ben Foster, Cayden Boyd, Dania Ramirez, Michael Murphy, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Josef Sommer, Bill Duke, Daniel Cudmore, Eric Dane, Meiling Melançon, […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Rise of the Guardians “2012”

MPAA Rating: PG/ Genre: Animated Action-Fantasy/Voices of:  Chris Pine, Jude Law, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Dakota Goyo, Georgie Grieve, Jacob Bertrand, Dominique Grund, Olivia Mattingly/ Runtime: 97 minutes Stop me when you’ve heard this one before: So St. Nick, the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, Jack Frost, and Sandman all decide to go get […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: The Wolverine “2013”

MPAA Rating: PG-13/ Genre: Superhero/ Stars: Hugh Jackman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Famke Janssen, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Haruhiko Yamanouchi, Ken Yamamura, Brian Tee, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart/Runtime: 126 minutes Throughout the vast majority of the modern superhero era (or at least until 2017) one thing had been a constant and reassuring […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Chappie “2015”

MPAA Rating: R/Genre: Sci-Fi Action/ Stars: Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Ninja, Yolandi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver, Brandon Auret, Anderson Cooper, Eugene Wanangwa Khumbanyiwa; Voice of: Sharlto Copley/ Runtime: 120 minutes I think it is safe to start this review off by just letting you know up front that the slice of cinematic pie […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Logan

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Superhero Drama/ Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Dafne Keen, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant, Eriq La Salle, Elise Neal, Elizabeth Rodriguez/ Runtime: 137 minutes I feel it is not comic-book sacrilege to say that ever since Hugh Jackman popped up on our screens for the first time as Wolverine […]