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2015 Oscar Nominations and Analysis

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2015 Oscar Nominations It’s been an incredible year for movies, and like many of you I’m pumped for Oscar season.  The nominations were released today, so here’s my thoughts on each category (well, the big ...

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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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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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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Movie Review: Glorious Graphic Return?

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When it was released in 2005, Sin City was a revelation.  It was visually and stylistically like nothing we’d seen in a film.  It was basically a comic book, in movie form, and for that ...

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Blue Ruin Movie Review – A real, revenge thriller.

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Blue Ruin is a revenge thriller directed by Jeremy Saulnier, starring Macon Blair as a man who is out to exact revenge on a murderer, recently released from prison.  However, as his relatively unplanned plan ...

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I Origins Movie Review – Believing in disbelief?

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Brit Marling has been in some remarkable movies in her young career, and has written many as well.  She didn’t write this one, but it was written and directed by Mike Cahill, who directed her ...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review – Marvel’s Misfits Don’t Miss.

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We all know that Marvel have been knocking it out of the park lately.  Everything they’ve put out almost has been spectacular, most recently the brilliant Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the equally fantastic ...

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