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Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

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Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh Plot: A group of 5 scientists volunteer for a mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious area where the laws of nature… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Game Night’

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Directed by: Jonathan Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler Plot: A murder mystery game night is interrupted by a real kidnapping. Review: “Broad comedy” may be one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Ritual’

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Directed by: David Bruckner Starring: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton Plot: A group of friends take a hiking trip planned by a member that recently died and cross paths with a great… Continue reading

Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (40-21)

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40. Gene Hackman – The Royal Tenenbaums 3 years from retirement Hackman gives one of his best performances as Royal Tenenbaum, the hipster douche-bag absentee father of the Tenenbaum clan. Hackman and comedy… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Tombstone’

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Ever since the heyday of the Western, there have been dozens of film adaptations of Wyatt Earp taking on the Cowboys at the OK Corral to bring order to the town of Tombstone.… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2nd Opinion)

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Directed by: Julius Onah Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, and Chris O’Dowd Starring: The crew of a space station struggle with the reality distorting side effects of their attempts to solve an energy crisis. Review: Clover… Continue reading

Spotlight on Jimmy Stewart

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During the Golden Age of Hollywood, most stars were placed on a pedestal. They were this glamorous and famed overclass the mortals who watched them on screen could only aspire to be like.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula A.D. 1972’

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Hammer may have put themselves on the map by taking the proverbial classical gothic horror baton from Universal and running with it. But come the late 60’s and into the early 70’s the… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Iron Man 2’

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Movie: Iron Man 2 (2010) Director: Jon Favreau Heroes: Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Col. James Rhodes/War Machine (Don Cheadle), Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) Villains: Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell), Ivan Vanko/Whiplash (Mickey Rourke) Support Cast: Nick Fury… Continue reading