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Lets Be Cops Review
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‘Let’s Be Cops’: A Live Blog Review

‘Let’s Be Cops,’ a new movie about two grown men -- played by Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. -- who pretend to be police officers, did not screen early for critics. On a rainy Tuesday night, I paid $14 for a ticket for ‘Let’s Be Cops’ at my local movie theater, to watch the film amongst around 30 other people who thought this would be a satisfactory night of entertainment. While watching I kept a running diary of my experience. Watching ‘Let’s Be Cops’ is a miserable experience. Anyway, here’s how that all went…

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The Lone Ranger review
Walt Disney Pictures
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‘The Lone Ranger’ Review

I loved 'Rango,' the last time Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski offered up a madcap spin on the Western. I basically enjoyed 'John Carter,' last year's Western-infused would-be space epic, which, not coincidentally, was the last time Walt Disney stock holders had to reach for a shaker of Tums.

However, 'The Lone Ranger,' this new spazzed-out Western from Depp, Verbinski and Disney, takes unusual and unlikely measures to ensure that audiences have a miserable time. There are momentary flashes of amusement, but it is jumbled, tone-deaf and uninteresting. If I wanted to be kind I'd call it dull and ephemeral, but there are long stretches that seem to strive to be annoying - almost anti-entertainment. The only thing 'The Lone Ranger' has going for it is a long life as to go-to description how not to make a blockbusters movie - this generation's 'Last Action Hero.'

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Despicable Me 2 Review
Universal
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Review

I am not a monster. I want to be very clear and upfront about this. Yes, those little squibbling yellow marshmallows called “minions” in 'Despicable Me' and 'Despicable Me 2' are adorable. I don't care how much of a tough guy you think you are, when these little buggers are vrooming about the screen and warbling and wobbling and making exaggerated facial expressions; it is biologically impossible for a human being not to smile. They're wonderful and the design team that creates them (and the scientists who code the array of imaging rendering computers) should all continue to take a bow. With this qualifier out of the way, allow me to warn anyone over the age of 10 or 11 that 'Despicable Me 2' stinks.

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2013 Oscar Nominees and Winners
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2013 Oscars – Nominees + Winners

The 2013 Oscars happened tonight, Feb. 24. Here are the winners from the telecast.

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The Impossible
Summit Entertainment
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‘The Impossible’ Review

In theory, 'The Impossible' is an uplifting film about a family that faced unimaginable horror and survived. In practice, 'The Impossible' is a grim slog through tragedy with a small kernel of happiness waiting at the end -- and that kernel of happiness is so coated with thick, gooey sentimentality that it's awfully hard to swallow.

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New Movies in Texarkana This Weekend: ‘Magic Mike,’ ‘Ted,’ ‘People Like Us’ and ‘Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection’ [VIDEOS]

Oh my! The stripper dude movie is finally here. Then there are those others movies, one with a teddy bear and another about a family reconnecting. How many fights do you think there will be when husbands all over the area find out that a girls night is planned to watch 'Magic Mike'?

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Sony Pictures / Warner Bros.
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New Movies in Texarkana [VIDEOS]

Two new movies are hitting the theater in Texarkana this weekend.

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Lionsgate
Lionsgate
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Weekend Box Office – ‘The Hunger Games’ Marches On to Another First-Place Finish

The juggernaut known as ‘The Hunger Games’ shows no signs of slowing down — it sold another $33.5 million in tickets to take the top spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row.

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Lionsgate
Lionsgate
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Weekend Box Office — ‘The Hunger Games’ Continues to Eat Up the Competition

‘The Hunger Games’ once again treated the competition like dots in a Pac-Man game, swallowing them all without a trace. It earned $61.1 million and took the top spot at the weekend box office for the second week in a row.

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Top 5 Spring Break Movies You’ve Got To See [VIDEO]

Ahh… Spring Break. A time to party hard, have fun, party hard, catch up with friends, and party hard. Parties are the name of the game during this much-deserved break, but eventually, sooner or later, the body will get tired of partying, even if the mind is willing

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Albert E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Entertainment
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Spy Vs. Spy: Anything to Get the Girl in "This Means War" [REVIEW]

Who doesn’t love a good buddy flick? Maybe it’s because even when we’re down on our luck, our current romance has gone to hell, and our list of old flames looks like it came from America’s Most Wanted, most of us can usually take some comfort in the company of a good friend. Our pals know how to pick us up, cheer us on, and keep us from popping one too many Ambien.

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Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures
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Weekend Box Office – ‘Safe House’ Proves Dangerous to the Competition

The Denzel Washington/Ryan Reynolds thriller ‘Safe House’ kept movie-goers on the edge of their seats this holiday weekend, earning $28.4 million to land at the top of the charts in its second week of release.

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