Tag Archives: independent films

Black Mass Review – Johnny Depp Is A Bad Man

Crime biopics are a dime a dozen in the history of cinema.  Many are among the greatest films of all time, and if done correctly it’s a strong recipe for success.  There are some bad …

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2015 Oscar Predictions

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So the 2015 Academy Awards are almost upon us.  On February 22nd, the biggest names in Hollywood will line up to see who is taking home the industries most prized possessions.  It has been an …

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Viggo Mortensen In Surreal Jauja Trailer

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We love things that are a little different here, and the trailer for Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja is certainly different.  Alonso has a reputation for pushing the boundaries a little bit, and making movies that are a …

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John Wick Sequel Coming? We’ve Got Mixed Feelings

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Apparently, surprise 2014 hit John Wick already has a sequel on the way, and we don’t know if we like that.  The news came out of Movies.com, who sat down with the directors and got …

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Calvary Review: Salvation In The Suffering?

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I’m not sure I will ever want to watch Calvary again.  That may be an exaggeration.  I certainly won’t be watching it again any time soon however.  So, the movie stinks, review over, right?  No. …

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New ‘Lost River’ Trailer: Gosling’s Dark Debut

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Ryan Gosling has been out of our sights for a while, not showing up in any film roles.  The reason is largely that he’s been working on his new passion for film making, writing and …

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The Babadook Review: Finally, A Really Scary Movie.

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?Good horror movies are pretty difficult to come by these days.  Movies that really get under your skin and make you lose a little sleep.  The ones that make you turn on that light in …

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Boyhood Movie Review: 12 Years A Boy

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Boyhood is a wonderful film but an inexperienced lead performance and fleeting nature hamper it’s Best Picture worth. Movies almost always deal with a small snapshot in time.  A period of time that is relatively …

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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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