Posts Tagged ‘Review’
 
 
 
 
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Review: “If There’s A Hell Below” Makes Its Viewers Wait For A Pay Off That Doesn’t Exist

I’m always up for watching a slow-burn thriller. A slow-burn thriller that forgets to do anything with its story? That’s a horse of a different color. If you’re going to make me sit through an hour and a half ...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “I Am Your Father” Is Another Piece To the Star Wars Story

Any fan of Star Wars is extremely aware of who David Prowse is. The British actor played Darth Vader in the three original Star Wars movies yet his face was never seen. At the end of the original trilogy, in Return of the Jedi,...
 
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Review: “Don’t Think Twice” Is An Honest Take On An Artist’s Life

Mike Birbiglia’s “Don’t Think Twice” focuses on a New York City improv group who all have dreams of taking that next step in their career, even if that means leaving friends and relationships behind. The...
 
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Review: “Joshy” Surrounds the Drama of Its Story With Comedy and Emotion

While Jeff Baena’s “Joshy” boasts an ensemble cast of comedic actors, at no point does it feel like it was ever just going for the laughs. Instead, Baena starts off with a very harrowing scene and then keeps i...
 
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Review: The Netflix Original “Mercy” Has None On the Viewer

My fiancee and I have a rule in our house where every movie we start that we’re not entirely sure about we give the “ten minute test”. If it doesn’t catch our attention in the first ten minutes, or if it...
 
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Review: “Captain Fantastic” Should Be Mandatory Viewing For Everyone

Ben (Viggo Mortensen) and his late wife decided to raise their six children in the wilderness, far away from the pressures of society and all of the things that come with it that promise to distract from truly learning the ways...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: Heavy Weights (1995)

There are certain movies that I watched as a young kid that will always hold a special place in my heart no matter how outdated they become: Major Payne, Bushwhacked, Hook, and obviously Heavy Weights are just a few of them. Ye...
 
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Review: “Nerve” Starts Out With Good Intentions; Loses Its Way Quickly

Based on the novel by Jeanne Ryan, “Nerve” centers on a young woman, Vee (Emma Roberts), who’s tired of her best friend Sydney (Emily Meade) getting more attention than her while she kind of hangs out in the b...
 
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Review: “Fear, Inc.” Ranks In the Top of the Horror Comedy Genre

Joe Foster (Lucas Neff) is a horror movie junkie. One of his favorite games to play is saying what your favorite death scene is in any movie from the genre and then he will change the rules and mention The Red Wedding from Game...
 
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Review: “In A Valley of Violence” is ‘John Wick’ In the Old West

One thing every movie villain should know by now is never kill the dog of a man you don’t quite understand. Unfortunately for the villains in “In A Valley of Violence” they don’t have electricity so lear...
 
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