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‘The Big Sick’ and a Comatose Genre

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Directed by: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoey Kazan, Ray Romano, and Holly Hunter The Big Sick is based on the real life romance between Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and therapist turned writer,… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part 1

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After the popularity of the Fast and Furious and then the Saw marathon I’d been casting around for another series to dig into. Nothing really seemed like a good fit until Friday the 13th: The Game… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Win It All’

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Directed by: Joe Swanberg Starring: Jake Johnson, Keegan Michael Key, and Aislinn Derbez Plot: A gambling addict gets in over his head when a friend asks him to watch a bag of money. Review: It seems… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Discovery’

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Directed by: Charlie McDowell Starring: Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, and Robert Redford Plot: After the afterlife is scientifically verified, an epidemic of suicides convinces a man to return home. Review: Sometimes a movie comes around that… Continue reading

Fast and Furious Retrospective: Part 6

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Fast 5 was pretty radical (there’s no other word for it) so at this point my sanity relies on them maintaining this course. Just keep doing what you’re doing and we’ll be fine.… Continue reading

Fast and Furious Retrospective: Part 4

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Still here, still watching this marathon. Just recap… The Fast and the Furious: A cheap knock-off from Point Break. 3/10 stars. 2 Fast 2 Furious: Live action Whacky Races but less fun. 2/10 stars. The… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Split’

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Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Plot: Three teenage girls are abducted by an insane man who they quickly discover suffers from disassociated personality disorder. He has 23 personalities… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Enemy’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Original VS Remake Vol. 2 – ‘Ocean’s Eleven’

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Last week we compared the two versions of Dawn of the Dead and found that…well, they were both pretty good. There’s going to be a lot of horror coming up in this series, but… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Snowden’

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Director: Oliver Stone Cast: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage Plot: Edward Snowden worked for the CIA and the NSA as a computer specialist and… Continue reading