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American Sniper Review

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Chris Kyle’s autobiography American Sniper was endlessly popular, or at least it sold an awful lot of copies.  If I had the will, desire and numbers this is where I’d throw in some clever calculation that said ...

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

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Middle Earth has been with us on the big screen now since 2001, when Peter Jackson brought us The Fellowship of the Ring.  The original Lord of the Rings trilogy was of course one of ...

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Foxcatcher Movie Review

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Some stories are so bizarre that they’re bound to one day make it to the big screen.  The story of Foxcatcher is one of those tales.  Wrestlers are a funny bunch, and to be an ...

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Whiplash Movie Review

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From the moment we’re born, all we ever hear from parents, teachers and coaches is that in order to be great, or successful, we have to work hard.  Harder than the next person.  Harder than ...

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Interstellar Movie Review

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Christopher Nolan movies are big.  Big in scale.  Big in hype.  Big in concept.  So when we found out that his next film, Interstellar, was set to involve the impending end of Planet Earth, the ...

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Birdman Movie Review

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I have to tell you, I had almost forgotten who Michael Keaton was.  I literally can’t name the last movie I’ve seen him, other than Batman and Beetlejuice.  That’s not to say I don’t think ...

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John Wick Movie Review

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There’s nothing better than a movie going surprise. When I saw the trailer for John Wick, I thought that it looked like an awful film. A cheesy, poorly acted mess that was going to be ...

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Nightcrawler Movie Review

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Losing a ton of weight is becoming a bit of a thing.  We saw Christian Bale do it first for The Machinist, in perhaps the most insane instance, seeing as the film was not that ...

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A Walk Among The Tombstones Review

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Starring Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens, ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones’ is a thriller based on the novel by Lawrence Block.  It follows recovered alcoholic and ex-cop turned unlicensed private investigator Matthew Scudder as he ...

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Must See Movies You Haven’t Seen: “The Raid: Redemption”

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In the world of movies, some filmmakers use violence as a plot device, some use it as a shock tactic and some use it just because.  But there have also been some individuals who create ...

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