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Rafer Guzman

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New Movie Releases: 'Ted,' 'Magic Mike,' and 'People Like Us'

Friday, June 29, 2012

This week’s big releases include "Magic Mike," "Ted," and "People Like Us." Rafer Guzman is the movie critic for Newsday and co-host of the Movie Date podcast with Kristen Meinzer, th...

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Movie Date: 'Ted' and 'Magic Mike'

Friday, June 29, 2012

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Kristen and Rafer bare it all in this edition of Movie Date...all their feelings about "Magic Mike," that is. Also, a TED talk about "Ted" -- Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane's firs...
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Movie Date: 'Brave' and 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

Friday, June 22, 2012

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Pointy objects and surprising leads abound in this week's Movie Date. But will the arrows of "Brave" or the silver kitchenware of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" be enough to sway K...
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This Week's Movie Releases: "Rock of Ages"

Friday, June 15, 2012

It’s Friday, when our Movie Date podcast team tells us which film releases are worth a night out. This week’s big release is “Rock of Ages,” the all-star love letter to 1980s hair metal.

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Movie Date: 'Rock of Ages'

Friday, June 15, 2012

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This week, Kristen and Rafer spray up their hair and pull out their leather pants for the new movie "Rock of Ages." Featuring Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, the movie is a port of the Broadway musical, written from a pastiche of classic 80's rock songs--got all that? Also on the Date: special guest Robin Goodwin, lead singer of the first all-female Motley Crue tribute band, Girls Girls Girls.

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Movie Date: 'Prometheus'

Friday, June 08, 2012

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This week, Kristen and Rafer watch Prometheus, the long-awaited prequel to the Alien franchise. Original director Ridley Scott leads us on a eerie journey in his latest space opera, s...
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New Movie Releases: 'Prometheus', 'Madagascar 3'

Friday, June 08, 2012

This week’s big release is “Prometheus,” starring Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, hosts this week's Movie Date.

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Movie Date: 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

Friday, June 01, 2012

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This week, Kristen and Rafer watch another Snow White reboot. First-time director Rupert Sanders brings us the dark and shadowy "Show White and the Huntsman," starring Charlize Theron...
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New Movie Releases: 'Snow White and the Huntsman' and 'Hysteria'

Friday, June 01, 2012

This week’s big release is “Snow White and the Huntsman,” starring Kristen Stewart of “Twilight” fame, and Charlize Theron as her wicked stepmother. Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, ...

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New Movie Releases: 'Men in Black 3' and 'Moonrise Kingdom'

Friday, May 25, 2012

It’s Friday, when we talk about movies at the Takeaway. This week’s big release is “Men In Black 3,” starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin as a young Tommy Lee Jones. ...

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Movie Date: 'Men in Black 3'

Friday, May 25, 2012

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This week's Movie Date podcast is out of this world! No, really. Kristen and Rafer get extraterrestrial reviewing this week's blockbuster, "Men in Black 3." Listen to The Takeaway's M...
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Movie Date: 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'

Friday, May 18, 2012

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Babies are cute, but the nine months before they come out aren't usually the best. That's at least true for some of the faux-moms in the new romantic comedy, "What to Expect When You'...
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New Movie Releases: 'The Dictator,' ' What to Expect,' 'Battleship'

Friday, May 18, 2012

There are several movies coming out that are either targeting women, or depicting them in ways that have critics up in arms. They range from the chick flick “What to Expect When You’r...

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Movie Date: 'Dark Shadows'

Friday, May 11, 2012

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Finally, a vampire movie that really gets vampires. The undead get a bad rap, but this week Kristen and Rafer offer praise to "Dark Shadows," Tim Burton's latest foray into creepy. One part soap opera, one part Johnny Depp, and one part 70s shag carpet, "Dark Shadows" moves this cult classic into new territory. 

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New Movie Releases: 'Dark Shadows,' 'Girl in Progress,' 'Bernie'

Friday, May 11, 2012

There are several movie releases today, including Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s newest collaboration “Dark Shadows,” the coming-of-age film “Girl In Progress,” and Jack Black’s newest ...

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Movie Date: 'The Avengers'

Friday, May 04, 2012

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This week, the fate of Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers' hangs in the balance. Who will come to the rescue this awesome, hulking green monster of a film? And who will come down on the movie like a giant hammer? Listen to find out where Kristen and Rafer stand on this superhero saga.

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New Movie Releases: 'Avengers,' 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'First Position'

Friday, May 04, 2012

There are several new releases today, including the long-awaited super-hero movie “The Avengers,” the all-star senior citizens’ ensemble “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” and the danc...

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Movie Date: 'The Five Year Engagement'

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

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In this week's Movie Date, Rafer bemoans what he considers the death of the romantic comedy. Kristen, as you'd expect, tell him to stop being a negative Nancy. It's all in honor of "T...
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New Movie Releases: 'Five Year Engagement,' 'The Raven,' 'Pirates: Band of Misfits'

Friday, April 27, 2012

It’s Friday, when we talk about movies at the Takeaway. And there are plenty of big ones today, from the romantic comedy "Five Year Engagement" to the claymation kids movie "Pirates: ...

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Movie Date: 'The Lucky One'

Friday, April 20, 2012

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He's got to be strong. He's got to be able to build a barn and get along with children. Being able to play a sultry, sexy musical instrument also helps. In case it wasn't apparent already, this week we're talking about Kristen's fantasy man. And also some movie called "The Lucky One," starring Zac Efron. Let Kristen and Rafer's sultry voices and razor-sharp smarts woo you in this week's podcast.

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