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Mike Matthews The Florida Film Festival is off to the races and absolutely pleasing to my "Open Eyes". This is my first Florida Film Festival and I am definitely in movie heaven. As of Tuesday morning, here are some "Movie Minute Moments" from the films I viewed and rated at...
Mike Matthews Movie Review: The Hangover Part III puts the finishing touches on an unforgettable movie trilogy. It's nice to see a comedy gain a "trilogy" status, you don't see it too often, and if you do it's most regrettable.  To make a trilogy without objections to its fan base is...
Mike Matthews Knowing is half the battle when it comes to this burst of Americana. The "Joe's" are back in action, and I mean a lot of action, as the special military group takes it to the evil "Cobras." What's it about?: A plot to take over the world is the centerpiece...
Movie Review: You will be artistically transformed when inside the comfortable confines of the great French painter's safe haven, as this film focuses on a time in the twilight years of Renoir's life. War lays heavy on the mind of the famous French impressionist as his son Jean returns home...
Movie Review: Mud is a story that would make Mark Twain proud. Mud has a classic feel, showcasing how life and love blend, in the same way, the river meets the ocean. What's it about?: Two young teen's lazy days on the river are interrupted when they encounter the title character, Mud....
Mike Matthews Movie Review: Director Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby puts a trailblazing spin on a classic novel. Though this movie may not be appreciated by everyone, it will probably influence how Hollywood will attempt to recreate our Grandparent's favorite stories. What's it about?: A mysterious millionaire (a million dollars was a lot...