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Ben Solis

Ben Solis lives in Canton, MI, nestled cozily between Ann Arbor and Detroit -- two fantastic hubs for art, music, film and theater culture. Solis is studying journalism at Washtenaw Community College and serves as Editor-In-Chief of The Washtenaw Voice, the college's award-winning campus and community news publication. In addition, his work has been published by The Metro Times, AnnArbor.com and MusicMarauders.com. An avid film and music junkie, Solis is crazy about comic books, Batman and serves as an admin for The Official Dark Knight Rises Facebook Community. Visit my website - http://washtenawvoice.com

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After an already substantial career as a leading man, actor Liam Neeson has seemingly hit his stride as an action star with 2008’s Taken. With the domestic trailer for the film’s anticipated sequel, Taken 2 is aiming to knock-out fans yet again with more shoot-em-up moments and a tale of

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As Director Peter Jackson began to make the trek back to his daring version of Middle Earth, he never imagined that journey would be multi-pronged. Yet with Warner Bros. Studios in need of a new tent pole franchise, Jackson has announced that his latest J. R. R. Tolkien romp, The

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By far, this is the best Zimmer has to offer Nolan’s Batman omniverse, and makes his other work on Batman Begins and The Dark Knight look like practice runs for this oratorical finale.

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With leaks of the album starting to emerge, the hype around The Dark Knight Rises original soundtrack is gaining much more momentum as the movie inches closer the its July 20 release date. Set for a digital and physical July 17 release via Warner Bros. Studios’ Water Tower Music, the score

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At times, the themes display qualities fitting that of an Oscar-nominated film. In nearly seconds later, the same theme ends up paying homage to a mind-numbing, action-adventure popcorn feature.

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From the first few notes on the album, ushered in by slide guitar and haunting vocals, the original compositions breathe dust and mud-caked grit like the weathered boots of the early pioneers.

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Evocative and thoughtful, Waltzing and Henson’s work on this soundtrack adds sincerity to a comedic examination of the female orgasm — or rather, the birth of the device that branded it.

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