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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 Movie Review: More of What You Want; Less of What You Need

Loud. Colorful. Bombastic. Ambitious. These are all apt descriptions of Marvel Studios’ most outlandish franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy. The first movie was one of the biggest hits of 2014 and it was clear that audiences were eager to see more of the space adventures from the crew of misfits aboard the spaceship Milano. Director James […]

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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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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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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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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD – Movie Review – A Mad, Mad Masterpierce

Insane. Out of control. Completely unhinged. A masterpiece. All of those could rightfully describe George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road. Every generation a film comes along that seems to literally be from the future. Movies that are crafted so meticulously, that the audience doesn’t feel like they are watching a movie, they are simply experiencing it. […]

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EX MACHINA – Movie Review – A Test Worth Taking

One of mankind’s defining traits has been the ability to think abstractly and to create using our imaginations. There have been a rash of movies about artificially intelligent robots turning on humanity and we will be getting many more in the near future ranging from Avengers: Age of Ultron to Terminator: Genisys. In his directorial debut, Alex Garland has […]

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ATARI: GAME OVER – Movie Review

Video games have been a growing part of popular culture ever since Pong was first introduced by Atari in 1972. In the late 1970’s, Atari began introducing home video game consoles and revolutionized the gaming industry. After a series of hits including Pac-Man, Pitfall, and Yar’s Revenge, the gaming company had a strangle hold on […]

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