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Darcy Dennett Talks ‘The Champions,’ Her Film About Michael Vick’s Dogs

The Champions is an amazing and heart-felt documentary about the “infamous” dogs that PETA and The Humane Society advocated should be euthanized because they were ferocious killers incapable of “rehabilitation.” These were the pit-bulls who had been rescued from the dog fighting compound of Michael Vick, the NFL Atlanta Falcon’s …

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Movie Review: ‘Room’ – Mothers, Children, and Abduction with Brie Larson, Joan Allen, and William H. Macy

'Room' will both scare you and make you cry. It is the best movie I’ve seen this year. It is two movies in one. The first movie is a tense thriller about an abducted teenager, locked in a 10 by 10 sound-proof garden shed as a sex slave for seven years. She finally has an idea of how to escape with her five year old child. The second movie is a psychological study of the effects of abduction, rape, and social and sensory deprivation on its direct and indirect victims. Both stories will grab you.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Tremors 5: Bloodlines’ Shows There’s Still Some Fun Left In The Series

The series may never live up to the original’s charms, but at least it hasn’t hit rock bottom yet either.

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