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The practice of organ donation has become untenable in the dystopian (what else?) future, but private companies like The Union have stepped in to offer synthetic organs to anyone willing to take out the biological equivalent of a mortgage on a house.

  • Aug. 27th, 2010  |
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Years of service on the mean streets of New York push three cops to consider protecting and serving themselves, not their community.

  • July 16th, 2010  |
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Best buds flee the boring routine of their lives by escaping to a ski-resort where a hot tub transports them back to the '80s.

Game Informer Magazine ranks the Top 10 PC games from June.

In "TiMER," the concept of finding a soulmate no longer is a concept. Instead, it's a scientific, commercially viable reality, and anyone 14 or older with $80 to spare can implant a timer on either wrist that literally counts down the minutes until their soulmate comes into view.

  • June 25th, 2010  |
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In post-apo calyptic America, the fate of civili-zation depends on one man guarding a sacred book. With Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson. Rated R (some brutal violence and profanity)

  • June 18th, 2010  |
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Sometimes, the best special feature a DVD offers is the capacity to pause the film. That arguably holds true on multiple levels for "Shutter Island," which finds U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) hiding an ulterior motive and suppressing personal demons while investigating a missing persons case in an ocean-locked hospital for the criminally insane. The details of Teddy's motive, as well as the return favor the hospital has for him, are best left unspoiled, but the net result transforms "Island" from a slightly interesting mystery into a genuinely unnerving horror story about the state of Teddy's mind.

  • June 11th, 2010  |
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It was a mere matter of time before someone with lots of money brought "Alice in Wonderland" back to the big screen as the adult-oriented fever dream so many have interpreted Lewis Carroll's book as being.

When John Ford made “Stagecoach” in 1939, the Hollywood director had already been making movies for two decades and had one Oscar (for 1935’s “The Informer”) to his credit.

The sound you hear, just as you heard it when this one hit theaters, is that of millions of fans mourning the seeming passing of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's action hero career. But here's the thing about "Tooth Fairy," which stars Johnson as a soon-to-be-washed out hockey star forced to work tooth fairy duty after angering the tooth fairy gods

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