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Screen time: Review of 'Pain and Gain'
A couple things about Michael Bay's new movie "Pain and Gain." PRO: Michael Bay FINALLY stops taking himself so seriously. In one scene, crippled Tony Shalhoub (Monk from "Monk") tries to pick a bun...
5/8/13 at 5:15 PM MY 5: Worst horror movie remakes 4/21/13 at 6:00 PM
'Cabin in the Woods': A Gory Shout-out to Horror Genre 4/16/12 at 5:03 PM
In the year 2077, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) and his partner, Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) remember nothing of their pasts. Their memories were wiped by their colleagues at the command center, called t...
4/20/13 at 8:13 PM A Good Day to Die Hard Review 2/17/13 at 1:18 PM
Warm Bodies Review 2/5/13 at 9:24 PM
Too much time, so many movies
I had the day off work, so what did I do? Go to Hollywood of course! With three great flicks, a couple cuties and a day full of wardrobe changes, it was quite the adventure! But seriously, I just d...
3/27/13 at 8:24 PM
Target Date Funds...What I Call a Target Rich Environment
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 approved the use of Target Date funds asa default option forretirement plan sponsors and since that time, we have seen an explosion of popularity in its offering (Ta...
3/26/13 at 10:58 AM
The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Reviewed by OWHG
Editor's note: Out of Work Hockey Guy has had some spare time on his hands. That, coupled with his love of movies, moved him to write a guest blog for The Tales. I was pleasantly surprised when I rece...
2/27/13 at 10:41 AM Big Day Tomorrow On The Tales 2/26/13 at 10:20 AM
Side Effects: Reviewed 2/15/13 at 1:06 PM
Silver Linings Playbook
I seem to have a habit of watching Oscar winning movies after they win all their awards. I have been hearing so many positive things about Silver Linings Playbook that I really hoped to see it before...
2/24/13 at 9:32 PM Skyfall 11/12/12 at 3:19 PM
Love and Other Drugs 1/4/12 at 8:58 PM
The Jane Austen Cocktail Party Game
Halloween is weeks away, and we all know what that means. Yep. Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat (by the way, have you, or anyone you know, ever actually eaten a goose?), and the round of...
10/10/12 at 3:16 PM Conquering Fear 6/14/12 at 12:47 PM
Free Redbox Code
To celebrate their 10th Birthday, Redbox is offering a free one-night movie or game rental. To get the free rental, enter the code "BIRTHDAY". It is only valid for Wednesday, October 10 and is limit...
10/10/12 at 12:06 PM Movie Promotions 2/4/12 at 12:05 PM
Marcus Theatres 75th Anniversary 10/28/10 at 1:37 PM
Anger of Muslims
The narrative surrounding the protests and violence in the Middle East is that it is occurring because a film called Innocence of Muslims depicts Mohammed. It's against Islamic law to create images of...
9/18/12 at 7:59 AM Wu Dang Shan Temples: Fantasy v. Reality 9/13/11 at 1:45 PM
Theater seat revived, before and after.
Found this great old theater seat at a garage salea few summer's ago. Even though there were boxes and piles of "rummage" on top of it, I could see the potential just waiting to be uncovered. Fortuna...
8/1/12 at 9:45 AM
Star Trek 2 and Assassin's Creed?...Yes, please!
You know it's a good day when you can start it off with some geeky STAR TREK 2 news! It's not every day that an actor let's it slip who the villain will be in the sequel. Continue for possible spoiler...
7/9/12 at 8:56 AM Ep. 29 - "Immortals" Review 11/16/11 at 2:55 PM
Making a movie about wheat harvest
Wheat remains the area's most prominent and widely grown crop. So a documentary movie about harvesting wheat should be well received in this part of the world. Conrad Weaver, an independent filmmaker...
5/1/12 at 9:23 AM
‘Cabin in the Woods’ has mix of horror and satire
Too bad Chris Hemsworth didnt have his Thor powers in this movie, then it wouldve been a real party. From the trailers, The Cabin in the Woods looks like it could be your average five-teens-get-stuck...
4/18/12 at 10:14 AM Wait for ‘American Reunion’ on DVD 4/12/12 at 2:03 PM
‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t leave you hungry for more 4/5/12 at 5:44 AM
Curious about "The Hunger Games"?
In case you havent gulped down the fast-paced books, heres a primer on The Hunger Games to get you up to speed on everything from the main characters to the games and districts from McClatchy Tribune....
3/23/12 at 12:15 PM Harry Potter Quiz 7/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Welcome to Hogwarts 7/11/11 at 11:59 AM
Global Visions Films presents Question One, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Mar. 21 at the UND Memorial Union
The University of North Dakota Department of Anthropologys Global Visions Film Series (GVFS), in collaboration with the UND Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies, proudly presents Question One,...
3/19/12 at 4:01 PM