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Atomic Blonde Review: Charlize Theron Vs. Everyone

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It’s been a strong summer for women kicking some serious ass.  Wonder Woman hit the screens and became a critical and box office smash.  Now, with Atomic Blonde, Charlize Theron steps up to the plate …

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A Ghost Story Review: A haunting of a different kind.

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Some movies are really difficult to review.  A Ghost Story is one of those movies.  At the risk of driving readers away from my own review, I’d almost suggest not reading further until you’ve seen …

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Dunkirk Movie Review: Christopher Nolan recreates the amazing true story

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Christopher Nolan is known for Fantasy, epic Science Fiction concepts, and the Dark Knight.  Films like Inception, Interstellar and The Prestige.  But with Dunkirk, he has returned to the real world.  A true story, as …

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The Martian Review – Science To The Rescue

Prometheus was Ridley Scott’s latest and last Sci-Fi effort set in space, and it was quite a marvel.  He follows it up with this adaptation of Andy Weir’s fantastic novel, The Martian.  It’s an ambitious …

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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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Ex Machina Review: The Intelligence Isn’t Artificial

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Deus Ex Machina: a god introduced by means of a crane in ancient Greek and Roman drama to decide the final outcome. The ‘deus’ of course means god or diety, the ‘ex’ means from our out-of, …

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Lost River Review: Gosling’s Dark Detroit Drama

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I love Detroit.  It’s the city that I live, and work, and it’s home to many of my favorite places and things.  It’s a city that is a husk of it’s old self, but is …

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The Salvation Review: Simple But Effective Revenge Western

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I’m a huge fan of the western.  It’s a genre with it’s own rules, and it has provided us with some of the greatest films of all time, particularly in the middle of the 20th …

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Focus Review: Can Will Smith Land The Big Con?

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Will Smith hasn’t been very busy lately.  He’s been quiet since 2008 basically, with a brief reemergence to make Men In Black 3 and the critical failure that was After Earth.  It looks like he’s …

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Review: Ultra Violent, Outrageous, But Fun

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Kingsman: The Secret Service has been called a spy movie spoof.  It’s not that.  Right from the get go, it’s clear that Kingsman is more like a spy movie on crack.  The very first scene …

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