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Elwood Cinemas Movie Maniac Review: HER

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Our resident Movie Maniac Joe Mazzola has another great review for all our loyal Elwood Cinemas customers! Please check it out!

Her is the story of how an introverted and depressed man develops an intimate relationship with his computer’s new operating system, an artificial intelligence called OS1. Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) is a somber and reclusive man. He has spent the last year living a lonely life, trudging along at his job where he writes personalized love letters for clients who have trouble expressing their emotions, all the while avoiding the finalization of his divorce with his childhood sweetheart, Catherine (Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).

When he one day decides to purchase a new software program that boasts an artificial intelligence, he soon discove...

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Elwood Cinemas Movie Maniac Review: American Hustle

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Hope everyone is enjoying the holidays and we wish you all a very happy New Year! Our resident Movie Maniac Joe Mazzola shares another great review of a movie currently playing at Elwood Cinemas. Enjoy and we hope to see you at the movies real soon!

American Hustle

                When a con-artist and his provocative love interest/partner in crime are busted by the FBI, they are soon forced to help arrange a sting to take down corrupt politicians and the mafia. The premise for American Hustle (R) is ambitious yet simple, and judging by the “some of this actually happened” disclaimer presented at the beginning of the flick, the studio has certainly taken some creative liberties to craft an entertaining and comedic crime caper...

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Elwood Cinemas Movie Maniac Review-The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

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Our resident Elwood Cinemas Movie Maniac, Joe Mazzola is at it again, with another great review of a movie we are currently screening. Please enjoy and check back regularly for more reviews!

The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug

“Truly songs and tales fall utterly short of your enormity, O Smaug the Stupendous…” In that climactic quote Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) professes not only the tyrannical presence of the sinister Dragon, Smaug, but also summarizes the scale of the second epic fantasy Peter Jackson has created in the Hobbit trilogy. The newest addition in the prequel saga that sets the stage for The Lord of the Rings picks up right where An Unexpe...

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Elwood Cinemas Movie Maniac Review- 12 Years a Slave.

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Elwood Cinemas is pleased to introduce a new feature on our website! Our resident Movie Maniac Joe Mazzola will be presenting in depth reviews of certain movies we are showing at the cinema as a regular feature! Please enjoy his first article and check back regularly for more!

12 Years a Slave

Commencing right alongside the Holidays, Oscar season is starting off great for us here at Elwood Cinemas. After the first screening of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, I was compelled to begin my review right after leaving the theater with the impact it left still fresh...

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