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Rafer Guzman

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Movie Date: "Pacific Rim" and "Grown Ups 2"

Friday, July 12, 2013

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Things you'll learn in this week's Movie Date podcast: Taylor Lautner in "Grown Ups 2" may be the best Taylor Lautner you ever see. "Pacific Rim" is not a porno. Rafer and Kriste...
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New Movie Releases: 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Pacific Rim,' and An Update From Johnny Depp

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. On the roster this week:“Grown Ups 2," a buddy comedy sequel featuring Adam Sandle...

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The New Movie Releases of July 4th Weekend

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Independence Day is of course one of Hollywood's favorite holidays. The box offices offer up some of summer's expected big hits. Hitting the theaters this weekend is Disney's "The Lon...

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Movie Date: 'The Lone Ranger,' 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain'

Thursday, July 04, 2013

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When's the last time Johnny Depp played an average, regular guy? What exactly are those yellow egg-shaped things in the "Despicable Me" movies? And does Kevin Hart really need to expl...
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The Politics of Johnny Depp as Tonto

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Johnny Depp plays Tonto, a Native America character, in the new Disney film “The Lone Ranger.” With Depp in the role, the long tradition of non-Native actors playing Tonto continues, ...

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New Movie Releases: 'The Heat,' 'White House Down,' '20 Feet from Stardom'

Friday, June 28, 2013

Every Friday The Takeaway looks at the new films set to open up at the box office. In this week's look, our resident Movie Date Podcast team—Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and...

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Movie Date: 'The Heat,' 'White House Down,' '20 Feet From Stardom'

Thursday, June 27, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer wonders if "White House Down" might be the exact same movie as "Olympus Has Fallen,"Kristen tries to fake out Rafer with her feelings about "T...
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Jim Carrey Pulls Support For Kick-Ass 2 Movie

Monday, June 24, 2013

How do you get out of a movie you've already shot? That's the current dilemma for actor Jim Carey who announced he'll no longer support the film Kick-Ass 2, where he plays a leading r...

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Movie Date: 'World War Z' and 'Monsters University'

Friday, June 21, 2013

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  This week, Rafer and Kristen look at two monster movies, one of which deals with the training and coming of age of monsters ("Monsters University") and one which deals with their a...
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Movie Date: "Monsters University", "World War Z", and "Before Midnight"

Friday, June 21, 2013

Moviegoers face no shortage of great movies to choose from this weekend: "Monsters University" is the prequel to Disney/Pixar's "Monsters, Inc."; Brad Pitt stars in "World War Z", a z...

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Movie Date: 'Man of Steel,' 'This is the End,' and 'The Bling Ring'

Friday, June 14, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen talk about the dark side of Superman, the bright side of the apocalypse, and the inside of Paris Hilton's closet. It's all in hono...
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New Movie Releases: 'This is the End,' 'Man of Steel'

Friday, June 14, 2013

Movie fans have two wide releases to choose from this weekend: "This is the End," an apocalyptic comedy directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg; and Christopher Nolan's “Man of Steel...

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Movie Date: "The Internship," "The Purge," "Much Ado About Nothing"

Friday, June 07, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review the new Owen Wilson - Vince Vaughn comedy, "The Internship," and look back at their own experiences as adult interns. They ...
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New Movie Releases: "The Internship," "The Purge," "Much Ado About Nothing"

Friday, June 07, 2013

Movie fans have plenty of films to choose from this weekend. They include “The Internship,” a comedy reuniting Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as they take on an internship at Google; "T...

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Movie Date: 'After Earth,' 'Now You See Me,' 'We Steal Secrets'

Friday, May 31, 2013

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In this very special episode of Movie Date, Rafer raps a full song that he composed himself, Kristen reveals some secrets about her childhood, and both of them issue a public apology ...
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New Movie Releases: 'Now You See Me' and 'After Earth'

Friday, May 31, 2013

In this week's look at new movies, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer discuss two highly anticipated wide releases: “After Earth,” a father and son survival movie, starring real father ...

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Movie Date: 'Hangover 3,' 'Fast & Furious 6,' 'The English Teacher,' 'Frances Ha'

Friday, May 24, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review two big releases with seemingly never-ending sequels: "The Hangover 3" and "Fast and Furious 6." They also climb into the b...
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New Movie Releases: 'The Hangover Part III,' 'We Steal Secrets,' 'Fast & Furious 6'

Friday, May 24, 2013

Movie fans have plenty to choose from this weekend. The new releases include "The Hangover Part III," "Fast & Furious 6," "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks," "Frances Ha," and...

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Movie Date: Star Trek Into Darkness

Friday, May 17, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer explains to Kristen what red shirts signify in the Star Trek universe, Kristen confesses to having a crush on a certain Star Trek character, a...
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Star Trek: Past, Present and Future

Friday, May 17, 2013

They vowed to go where no one has gone before. But can the crew of the Enterprise really go new places without paying tribute to the old? And what are those old places that brought us...

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