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Movie Review: ‘Widows’ Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:33 am   /   Movie Reviews

Widows is Steve McQueen’s first film back in the director’s seat after his 2013 Best Picture winning film 12 Years a Slave. The film stars the always fantastic Viola Davis as Veronica Rawlins, a widow left with a two million dollar debt to some gangsters after a botched job by her career criminal husband (Liam […]

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Movie Review: ‘Outlaw King’ Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Rebecca Robin

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 9:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Outlaw King is a Netflix produced film directed by David MacKenzie (Hell or High Water) and stars Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce, a Scottish nobleman turned outlaw who rallies to acquire the Scottish crown and lead his people to victory over the reigning King Edward I of England (Stephen Dillane). In large part, I […]

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Movie Review: DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 7:56 am   /   Movie Reviews

In 1966, the Dr. Seuss-penned children’s book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was adapted into a half-hour television special which later became a holiday classic. For thirty-four years, it was a staple of holiday programming (and still is) and the only adaptation of the book until a live-action feature-length version of the film starring Jim […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mid90s’ Written and Directed by Jonah Hill

Posted: October 26, 2018 at 7:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

Mid90s is the directorial debut of Jonah Hill (also writing) and is a coming of age story centering around Stevie (Sunny Suljic), a lonely adolescent in a mid-nineties Los Angeles. Even after a startling opening scene of brotherly squabbles, it’s clear he idolizes his “cool” older brother (Lucas Hedges) and longs for being just as […]

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Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ Starting Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 9:11 am   /   Movie Reviews

In 1978, writer/director John Carpenter released what would become an instant classic in not only the horror genre, but filmmaking in general with Halloween. With his mastery in creating a spine-tingling atmosphere, a terrifying serial killer and film icon in Michael Myers, and being combined with an iconic score that you’re sure to hear at […]

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Movie Review: ‘First Man’ Starring Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

Posted: October 12, 2018 at 9:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

First Man is brought to us by Academy Award-winning director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) and tells the true story of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. Adapted to the big screen by Josh Singer, the film follows the events of the 2012 book of the same name […]

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Movie Review: ‘Venom’ Starring Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 7:54 am   /   Movie Reviews

Last summer, in an unprecedented move, Sony Pictures teamed up with the already massively successful Disney/Marvel in a collaboration to create what I consider to be the best Spider-Man film to date – Spider-Man: Homecoming. After its success and holding a spot in the box office top ten for an astonishing (and yet very much […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Sisters Brothers’ Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Riz Ahmed

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 7:52 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Sisters Brothers is a western film directed by French director Jacques Audiard and stars John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix as Eli and Charlie Sisters, two infamous assassins in 1850s Oregon. They’re employed by The Commodore (Rutger Hauer) to find and capture a chemist and gold prospector (Riz Ahmed) who may or may not […]

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Movie Review: ‘White Boy Rick’ Starring Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 8:26 am   /   Movie Reviews

“In 1980s Detroit, Ricky Wershe Jr. was a Street Hustler, FBI Informant, and Drug Kingpin – all before he turned 16. ‘White Boy Rick’ Based on the true story.” This tagline is painted across all of the promotional material for White Boy Rick, opening this weekend. With that tagline and an incredibly intriguing trailer scored […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Nun’ Starring Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet

Posted: September 7, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Nun is the latest addition to what is being dubbed The Conjuring Universe and stars Taissa Farmiga as Irene, a nun-to-be who’s brought on a mission to Romania to investigate why another nun had previously killed herself. Little do they know, however, that something unholy resides at this beautiful abbey and it’s going to […]

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