''Reviews were a sideline for most of my nearly 20 years as a reporter and editor in Chicago, New Jersey and finally, Cincinnati. I made the jump to the full-time movie beat (aka ''Heaven'') in July 1995.
''I believe in movies with spark, sizzle, mystery, sheer terror, honest comedy and perfect lighting. I believe movies should take our breath away. I believe it's a sin to talk during a movie. I believe clean floors should come with the price of a ticket.
''I believe you should go see a movie this week.''
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