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 divorcĂ© 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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Logan’s Movie Reviews: Brother, 2000


Abandoned by the brotherhood of his yakuza clan, tough guy Yamamoto (Beat Takeshi) is forced to leave Tokyo. He goes to Los Angeles in search of Ken (Claude Maki), his younger half-brother. Alone and with a new identity, Yamamoto finds himself frustrated by foreign surroundings, especially since he doesn’t speak the language.
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Logan’s Movie Reviews: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, 1982


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Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a pretty, but inexperienced, teen interested in dating. Given advice by her uninhibited friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates), Stacy gets trapped in a love triangle with nice guy Mark Ratner (Brian Backer) and his more assured buddy Mike Damone (Robert Romanus). Meanwhile, Stacy’s classmate Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn), who lives for surfing and being stoned, faces off against Mr. Hand (Ray Walston), a strict teacher who has no time for the slacker’s antics.

Logan’s Movie Reviews: Three O’Clock High, 1987


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Preppy high school reporter Jerry Mitchell (Casey Siemaszko) is asked to write a story on a tough new kid named Buddy Revell (Richard Tyson), a boy rumored to have a violent past. Jerry tries to call off the story, but in the process he infuriates Buddy, who challenges him to a parking lot brawl immediately after school that same day. As Jerry desperately attempts to escape the impending fight, he instead ends up finding the courage to stand up to Buddy.

Logan’s Movie Reviews: Night Hawks, 1981


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Fresh from mounting a devastating bomb attack in London, an international terrorist arrives (Rutger Hauer) in New York and remains intent upon wreaking further havoc. His preparation is clinical and thorough but he overlooks one thing – the grit and steely determination of one New York cop (Sylvester Stallone).

Logan’s Movie Reviews: Tequila Sunrise, 1988


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Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia is now a cop who is assigned to investigate and bring him to justice. Mac is very attracted to Jo Ann, the owner of a stylish restaurant. Nick gets close to Jo Ann attempting to know more about Mac’s drug dealing plans and his connections with the Mexican dealer Carlos, who the police believe is coming to town to meet with him. Nick also falls for Jo Ann’s charms and his friendship with Mac is in danger.