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Jason Wallis Summer was a bore, but fall movie season offers hope with Clooney, Paltrow and Pitt

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Jason Wallis

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2011 8:26 am | Updated: 10:22 am, Fri Aug 19, 2011.

I had intended to tackle “30 Minutes or Less” this week, but horrible reviews and the film’s highly questionable subject matter have tilted me toward using this column as an opportunity to take a quick look back on the summer movie season as it winds down, and preview some promising fall/winter releases.

Admittedly, I did miss some key movies this season (“Midnight in Paris,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Winnie the Pooh” and “Captain America” The First Avenger” are honestly the only ones I’m fretting over), but I caught most of the major releases — certainly enough to fairly label 2011 as one of the strangest, most lackluster movie seasons in recent memory.

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  • Chris Wallace posted at 10:05 am on Sun, Aug 21, 2011.

    Chris Wallace Posts: 32

    So far, doesn't seem much more promising than the summer fare. However, the first time I saw a preview for Shark Night 3D I thought it was gonna ride on the coat tails of Piranha 3D- which could be o.k.. But Shark Night is only PG-13. Can it be as good, knowing that it won't have the skin or gore as last years schlock fest hit? But maybe it doesn't need to be, either. That's probably the only thing I am halfway interested in.


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