Movie Reviews

Movie Review: ‘Viper Club’ Starring Susan Sarandon, Matt Bomer, Lola Kirke

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 7:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Back in 2000, when Russell Crowe was at his most marketable, he co-starred with Meg Ryan in an action-drama called Proof of Life. It was a fairly straightforward movie, but the premise was relatively unique. Meg’s husband (David Morse) was kidnapped by terrorists, who demanded a monstrous ransom for his release. Crowe played a negotiator […]

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Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Starring Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 9:08 am   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

Queen frontman Freddy Mercury was a larger than life personality and though it may seem nearly impossible for an actor to replicate Mercury’s outlandish personality and electrifying stage presence, Rami Malek delivers an outstanding performance in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek will no doubt earn an Oscar-nod for his performance of one of the most famous frontmen […]

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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: ‘Hunter Killer’ Starring Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common

Posted: October 26, 2018 at 7:01 am   /   Movie Reviews

Russia, United States, submarines, Sean Connery…whoops, wrong movie. It’s hard not to draw at least some parallels between Hunter Killer and The Hunt for Red October, which, alongside Das Boot, is the submarine movie to which all others are compared. On the surface (no pun intended), there are at least a few superficial connections between […]

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Movie Review: ‘Beautiful Boy’ Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 8:08 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Teenager Nicholas Sheff seems to have it made. He has good grades, is the editor of the school newspaper, actor, artist and athlete, but has a deep, dark secret. He’s a meth addict. Beautiful Boy is not a particularly fun film, but it is one that is relevant and could be one of those films that […]

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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: The Hate U Give starring; Amandla Stenberg, Lamar Johnson

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 10:49 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

The Hate U Give is one of those films that will probably be shown in schools in the near future. If not, it should be. It’s a powerful tale of one young woman’s struggle within today’s fractured nation. The film is an adaptation of Angie Thomas’s best-selling 2017 novel of the same name. Amandla Stenberg […]

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Movie Review: Bad Times at The El Royale starring Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Jon Hamm

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 6:23 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

I really wanted to like this film. In fact, walking out of Bad Times at The El Royale, I was downright angry I didn’t like the film. Sure, there was some good in the film, but overall, writer/director Drew Goddard’s follow-up to the wonderfully-terrifying The Cabin in the Woods is an extreme letdown. One good […]

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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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