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Review: Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 8:27 am   /   Movie Reviews

Some of the most talented filmmakers working today have been subjected to criticism based on the assumption that their work comes off as “pretentious.” Christopher Nolan is among them. I am one who would agree with this claim, yet it does not stop me from referring to the man who challenged traditional story structure with Memento, dazzled the […]

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Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, Kurt Russell

Posted: May 5, 2017 at 9:30 am   /   Movie Reviews

Do you know the feeling you get when you see a movie you love for the first time? From the first frame following the opening credits to the exciting conclusion, along the way you are exposed to images of beauty, moments of emotional gravity and characters who feel like family. Before you even leave the […]

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Review: ‘Free Fire’ Starring Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sam Riley

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 8:42 am   /   Movie Reviews

Someone forgot to turn the safety on. In a time when the topic of gun violence has never been more controversial, it sounds psychotic take a risk on a film that is essentially 90 minutes of angry people shooting at each other. But when you throw in a ’70s-style aesthetic, an amusing ensemble of trigger-happy […]

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Ten Movies ’90s Kids Love… But Do They Hold Up?

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Movie Reviews, Opinion

The Land Before Time (1988) Years before he used prehistoric creatures to frighten us, Steven Spielberg, along with his co-executive producer George Lucas and director Don Bluth, used them to warm our hearts. This animated family adventure tells the story of a group of young, lost dinosaurs of varying species that must evade “earth shakes,” […]

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Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Why do we need another King Kong movie? Including two same-title remakes (one in 1976 and Peter Jackson’s acclaimed 2005 update) the larger-than-life primate has officially bared the screen in seven films since first making his epic maiden voyage in 1933. So, why go for an eighth try? The answer coming from Warner Bros’ mouths […]

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Matt Reeves to Direct ‘The Batman.’ Looking to the Future of the DCEU

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 3:35 pm   /   Film

Well fanboys and fangirls – it finally happened. Matt Reeves has pulled a Jim Gordon and saved The Batman from the most stressful and publicly over-scrutinized development hell in recent memory. The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director has officially signed on as Ben Affleck’s replacement. Now, I hope this comes as not only […]

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Ten Tremendous Oscar Bait Failures

Posted: February 20, 2017 at 7:34 pm   /   Film, Opinion

Just in time for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony Sunday, Feb. 26, let us look back on ten films that failed to get the attention from the Academy they believed they deserved. Three of our top picks just came out last year, and two of them star Will Smith. Here they are, in no particular […]

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Review: ‘A Cure for Wellness’ Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth

Posted: February 17, 2017 at 12:01 pm   /   Movie Reviews

In previous reviews of mine, I have pondered my feelings over a few comedies based on the question, “If I laughed, is that enough to call it good?” In the case of A Cure for Wellness, which, by genre, is not a comedy, the question I pondered for the first half its run time was […]

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