Monthly Archive: January, 2014

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Red State”

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Guess what I have under this sheet? Hate and insanity for everyone!!! Three midwestern teenagers, Travis (Michael Angarano) and his two friends, answer an online ad for a woman willing to have group… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Boondock Saints”

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YOOOOOOOU!!! …will watch this movie! While attending mass, Connor (Sean Patrick Flanery) and Murphy MacManus (Norman Reedus), a pair of Irish-American brothers, hear the story of a woman who was killed while her… Continue reading

“Powerpuff Girls: Power Pantsed” Review

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The city of Townsville! …is very much intact. For now. Monday night’s Powerpuff Girls special on Cartoon Network was, for many of us, an emotional throwback to the show’s heyday. While the original… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Watch: “Trailer Park Boys”

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As an admitted Netflix addict, I have watched dozens of televisions series that I normally wouldn’t have come across in my everyday life. Every month or two I put my trust in the… Continue reading

“American Hustle” Review

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American Hustle is a film built on cons: the idea that people are cons, often con themselves, and con others. That’s pretty much the basis of the whole movie. Each character? A con. How these people survive and compete within the same world is what makes this movie great, because they all do it by constantly conning each other.

8 Reasons “Cheers” Should Be Your Next Netflix Commitment

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During and since its eleven-year run from 1982-1993, Cheers has been touted as an exemplum of sitcom excellence. And frankly, up until a few weeks ago, I was getting pretty tired of hearing about… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Sexy Evil Genius”

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We all have one crazy ex. She was theirs. Three strangers find themselves having drinks together at a bar, at the behest of their mutual ex-girlfriend, Nikki (Katee Sackhoff). They quickly take up… Continue reading

What’s on Netflix: “Stuck In Love”

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“A story about first loves, second chances, and the people we can’t live without.” Stuck in Love – a film that feels like the lovechild of Crazy, Stupid, Love and Smart People in that it… Continue reading

What’s on Netflix: “Drinking Buddies”

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Drinking Buddies – released just before the new year on Netflix – stars Jake Johnson (a.k.a., Nick Miller from New Girl) and Olivia Wilde as two close friends working at Revolution Brewery in… Continue reading

Corey’s 2014 Oscars Predictions

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The 2014 Oscar nominees have been announced! Naturally, there are a few surprises and a few snubs, namely the Coen brothers and Tom Hanks. On the flip side, big films like American Hustle… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Gasland”

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Need to get the fire started? Just add water. We are running low on the most commonly used fossil fuels; the energy crisis is real, and many companies around the world are trying… Continue reading

SciFi Finally Returns to SyFy with “Helix”

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There’s been a serious drought of serious science fiction programming on the one cable network which purports to be entirely focused on the genre. Since Ronald D. Moore’s Battlestar Galactica ended in 2009,… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Dredd”

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 Who am I? I am the Law! Welcome to Mega-City One, the east coast hub of a future dystopian United States. Here, the law is upheld by the Judges of the Justice Department,… Continue reading

Doctor Who: 12 Things I Want to See from the 12th Doctor

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Now that the mantle has officially been passed from Matt Smith to Peter Capaldi, theories are flying as to what’s in store for the beloved, time-traveling Doctor from Gallifrey…

How Significant Is Hunger Games: Catching Fire Passing Iron Man 3 as the Top Grossing Release of 2013?

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Originally posted on We Minored in Film:
Over the past couple of days The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($410 million) officially passed Iron Man 3 ($408 million) to become the top domestic-grossing release…

Fast Food Review: Burger King Rodeo Sandwiches

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As the fast food industry continues to rebrand their menus and raise the prices on their “value items”, Burger King is bucking the trend and continues to release new $1 sandwiches. One of… Continue reading

Anime to Watch on Netflix: “Ghost Hunt”

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Beard is back after a semester’s long hiatus and glad to present to you the first anime review by Snippet Studios! Ghost Hunt is a Japanese anime based on a novella series written… Continue reading

“The Wolf of Wall Street” Review

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  The Wolf of Wall Street is a dangerous film. Remarkable, but dangerous. Martin Scorsese has crafted a film full of vigor and bravado. It is a movie that oozes confidence as much as… Continue reading

Ice Warrior Awakens – Doctor Who – Cold War – Series 7 – BBC – YouTube

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Originally posted on Whoogle NEWS:
  A Soviet submarine is sailing near the North Pole in 1983 during the Cold War. The TARDIS inexplicably dematerialises, leaving The Doctor and Clara to face the…

Review – MARVEL’s Agents of Shield, “The Magical Place”

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Corey’s Top 10 Films of 2013

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Looking back at all that 2013 had to offer, I find myself hard-pressed to really narrow down a top 10. The summer offered some stellar blockbusters in the form of Iron Man 3,… Continue reading

Must Watch New Shows Debuting this January

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Every january new series struggle to fill the vacancies left by cancelled or already finished seasons. here are the best that this year has to offer! Intelligence (CBS Jan 7 9/8c then Mondays… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “There Will Be Blood”

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I’m an oil man. The rest are speculators. What are you? It’s 1898 and Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) has just decided to enter the oil drilling business. An unfortunate accident leaves one of… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Grilled Stuft Nacho (with Cinnabon Delights for Dessert)

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Taco Bell is back at it with the introduction of another brand new item, the Grilled Stuft Nacho! That’s right: Stuft. Released nationwide on December 19th, the Grilled Stuft Nacho is Taco Bell’s… Continue reading

TV Midseason Recap

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Successes Sleepy Hollow (FOX) I knew that  I would enjoy Sleepy Hollow, but I never thought it would become this season’s break out show. With an incredible cast and dynamic plots Sleepy Hollow  has… Continue reading