Logan’s Movie Reviews: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, 2005

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”

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Logan’s Movie Reviews: Something the Lord Made, 2004

The story of African American cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas (Mos Def) and his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock (Alan Rickman), the world famous “Blue Baby doctor” who pioneered modern heart surgery.

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Logan’s Movie Reviews: Be Kind Rewind, 2008


Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
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Logan’s Movie Reviews: The Best Man Holiday, 2013


After nearly 15 years comes the long-awaited next chapter to the film that ushered in a new era of comedy. When the college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited.
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Starring:
Taye Diggs as Harper Stewart
Sanaa Lathan as Robyn Stewart
Nia Long as Jordan Armstrong
Morris Chestnut as Lance Sullivan
Harold Perrineau as Julian Murch
Terrence Howard as Quentin Spivey
Monica Calhoun as Mia Sullivan
Melissa De Sousa as Shelby Taylor
Regina Hall as Candace “Candy” Sparks

Logan’s Movie Reviews: Shaun of the Dead, 2004


Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he’s not working at the electronics store, he lives with his slovenly best friend, Ed (Nick Frost), in a small flat on the outskirts of London. The only unpredictable element in his life is his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), who wishes desperately for Shaun to grow up and be a man. When the town is inexplicably overrun with zombies, Shaun must rise to the occasion and protect both Liz and his mother (Penelope Wilton).
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Logan’s Movie Reviews: They Live, 1988


Nada (Roddy Piper), a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.
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Logan’s Movie Reviews and World Championship Boxing: When We Were Kings, 1996


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On October 30, 1974, perhaps the most famous heavyweight championship boxing match of all time took place in Kinshasa, Zaire: the “Rumble in the Jungle” between champion George Foreman and challenger Muhammad Ali. In historical footage and new interviews, this documentary explores the relationship between African-Americans and the African continent during the Black Power era in terms of both popular culture and international politics, including the brutality of then-dictator Mobutu Sese Seko.
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Logan’s Movie Reviews: Renaissance Man, 1994

After getting canned from his advertising job, down-and-out divorcé Bill Rago (Danny DeVito) gets a gig teaching English at a nearby army base. There, he takes on a group of underachieving students from poor backgrounds who seem apathetic about their education. Bill becomes frustrated, but finally turns the class around when he begins discussing “Hamlet.” However, Sgt. Cass (Gregory Hines), a hardened drill instructor, is skeptical of Bill’s teaching methods.

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