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INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Review – Let the Aliens Destroy the Earth…As Long as This Movie is Included

The only fight for survival that will really matter during your two hours watching the sequel to 1996’s Independence Day, will be the fight to keep your eyes open during the movie’s runtime. Independence Day: Resurgence definitely brings back memories from the 90’s, but bad memories. Memories of movies that went straight to video. Memories of movies that […]

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THE CONJURING 2 – Movie Review – More Than Jump Scares, Less Than a Classic

In 2013, the horror genre got a much needed shot in the arm with The Conjuring. Director James Wan (Saw, Furious 7) went from a go-to small-budget horror director to being respected as one of the best young filmmakers in Hollywood, due to the enormous success of the film. It opened the doors for him to direct tentpole movies, resulting […]

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HIGH-RISE – Movie Review – HIGH-RISE Barely Passes the Clearance Code

The war of the classes is a battle that has gone back through the ages. The theme is timeless and there will always be movies exploring the concept. In recent years we have gotten some interesting films, like Snowpiercer, which have distinct auteur visions that captured the struggle, while still delivering an entertaining two hours. The most […]

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – Movie Review – Marvel’s First Comic Book Film

Much like the character’s personal history, the Captain America franchise has gone from an unassuming and underestimated weakling, to a true titan of the industry. In 2011, Marvel Studios released a quirky period action film, Captain America: The First Avenger. It was about a scrawny soldier who undergoes an experimental procedure to become a genetically enhanced warrior to fight Nazis […]

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THE JUNGLE BOOK – Movie Review – The New King of Disney’s Jungle

A few years ago, Walt Disney decided to look inward at its vault of classic films and began adapting them into live-action features. The studio first struck gold with Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, then with Maleficent, but both films never received complete fan or critical acceptance. However, with last year’s hit Cinderella, they found that audiences responded more […]

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BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE – Movie Review – A Bold Beginning to a Cinematic Universe

There are few movies in film history that have the type of buildup and anticipation as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. These are two of the most famous fictional icons, not just in comic books, but arguably in American pop culture. Superman and Batman stand for more than just stopping petty crimes and fighting aliens. They […]

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THE REVENANT – Movie Review – ‘The Revenant’ Will Tear You to Pieces in One of the Best Films of the Year

Great movies make you feel that you are in a different time and place. When the lights dim in the theater and the screen lights up, there is an opportunity for a story to instantly transport the audience. This notion is never lost on the Academy Award winning duo of director Alejandro Inarritu (Amores Perros, […]

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN – Movie Review

There is a saying that “No story, is an original story.” Whether we are talking about Hamlet in the park or the newest Power Ranger movie, every tale as been expressed before at some point in history. However, what can be original is the storyteller’s perspective on the given tale, or movie. Stories featuring icons such as James […]

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THE WALK – Movie Review – Take a Walk on the Wildside

Every movie offers the opportunity to take a viewer away to another time and place. If a film is well made, it can be a visceral experience that puts the audience directly into the shoes of the protagonist. That is exactly what director Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Flight) accomplishes in his latest film, The Walk. The Walk recounts the […]

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STEVE JOBS – Movie Review – Don’t Get Caught in the Reality Distortion Field

The long in-development Steve Jobs movie is finally here after a long road through development hell to the big-screen. Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) directs the biopic from a screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin (Moneyball, A Few Good Men) about the co-founder of Apple, who helped to lead a technological revolution in the […]

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