Archive for August, 2011

Top 25 Most Beautiful Brunette Actresses, Part 2

I continue celebrating Movie Muse’s second birthday by listing the 25 most beautiful brown-haired ladies on the big (and little) screen. All this stems from my unashamed love of a myriad of brunette actresses and one of my first ever posts:  “Top 10 Brunette Beauties.” If you missed No. 25-13 you should click here before moving […]

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Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

The one thing that always made the “Planet of the Apes” a bit campy was actors in make up and monkey suits. So in one instance, here’s where technology, specifically the use motion-capture technology as seen in “Avatar,” can almost single-handedly justify revisiting an old franchise. But the apes of “Rise of the Planet of […]

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The Change-Up Review

Oh, the body-swap comedy. You know how it starts, you know how it ends and frankly, you know most of what’s in between. To name an R-rated buddy version of this formula “The Change-Up” is essentially serving up a thick slice of irony, yet somehow “The Hangover” writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore and “Wedding […]

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Weekend Movie Preview (8.5.11)

Summer has entered the home stretch, and like any race, it’s time to keep those movie engines revved rather than tire up. August will surely have a share of disappointments, but the first couple weekends usually have something good in store. This year it’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” the seventh film in […]

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Top 25 Most Beautiful Brunette Actresses, Part 1

Movie Muse turned two years old this week! Last year I shared my thoughts on a year of movie blogging, but this year I’m going to have a bit more fun. My first order of business when the site debuted was to put together a few of the ever-popular “Top 10” lists on things I […]

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First Look at Henry Cavill as the ‘Man of Steel’

Bring on your scrutiny, Superman fans. Warner Bros. has released the first official image/promotional still of the Kid from Krypton, played by Henry Cavill (“Immortals”), in costume no less. 

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Review: Horrible Bosses

A story of average guys who become small-time crooks always has comedic value; add to that the blue-collar motivation of wanting to kill your boss because he/she makes your life miserable? Golden. Documentary director Seth Gordon (“The King of Kong”) ropes up an impressive ensemble to make “Horrible Bosses,” a vaguely dark comedy with a […]

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