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Tangney on Movies

KIRO Radio's Tom Tangney reviews the latest movies.

Friday, October 11, 2013

  • Captain Phillips
    Tom Hanks plays Captain Phillips, an ordinary man who finds himself in a nightmare situation. His enormous ship (with its crew of twenty) suddenly finds itself at the mercy of a quartet of scruffy, scrawny young men armed with little more than AK-47's and a lifetime of desperation.

Friday, October 4, 2013

  • Gravity
    "Gravity" may be the best movie ever made about being up in space. I don't mean inside a space station. For most of this movie, the astronauts are outside. Whether tethered or strapped in jet packs, these astronauts are floating through space with nothing between their spacesuits and the great empty beyond of outer space.

Friday, September 27, 2013

  • Don Jon
    It's a daring move for a first time writer and director. Joseph Gordon-Levitt tackles a potentially dark subject with lots of humor. Not so much humor that it becomes a comedy, mind you, but enough that prevents it from becoming just a sad-sack downer.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Friday, July 26, 2013

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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013

Friday, June 21, 2013

Friday, June 14, 2013

  • Man of Steel
    "Man of Steel" is the latest re-boot of the Superman story, and it's definitely a lot different than those that came before.

Monday, June 10, 2013

  • Review: Lil Bub & Friendz
    Lots of people think the Seattle International Film Festival is for snooty film buffs who only like slow-moving movies full of dread and subtitles. But over the weekend, SIFF should have put that reputation to rest once and for all with the premiere of "Lil Bub and Friendz."

Friday, June 7, 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013

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