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TMNT 2 Super Bowl Trailer Review!

What are the most important traits of the big budget sequel?  More characters!  Bigger explosions!  Lots of skin! Rollerblades! When I was a kid, there were a few toy sets that I desperately craved. From G.I. JOE, I was hu...


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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Super Bowl Trailer Review!

Is it just me or did Apocalypse look better? More evolved? How bout those mouth lines? Those sad little mutant frown lines. Definitely bluer, that’s for sure. Why is Apocalypse always so mad? This little X-MEN: APOCALY...


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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Super Bowl Trailer Review!

Am I alone or was that song a little annoying?  UNITED! We Stand! SOUTHWEST! We Fall! Meh. This trailer actually did a pretty good job of jumbling up the plot for me.  I thought I had a pretty good grasp on this movie’...



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JASON BOURNE Super Bowl Trailer Review!

Jason Bourne just wants to be left alone, you savages!  Or does he…? Winky face. After sitting the last movie out, Matt Damon has returned to the role of Jason Bourne.  Respect. This movie seems to be tackling the quest...


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THE REVENANT Movie Review

WARNING: Major spoilers are within. Enter at your own risk! Following up the phenomenal success of BIRDMAN, Alejandro Iñárritu delivers a vastly different, but powerful film with THE REVENANT.  The movie centers on Hugh Glas...


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THE HATEFUL EIGHT Movie Review

Let’s get this out of the way right now. There are two kinds of people in this world. People that like Tarantino movies, and those who don’t. He’s what you might call a ‘polarizing’ director. He’s trashy, violent to...



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DC’s SUICIDE SQUAD Movie Trailer Review

*Lips perched* *Quietly stroking beard*  Alright, DC… Alright. I am not one of those ‘Marvel vs DC’ hyper battle nerds. I tend to lean more towards Marvel, but, that doesn’t mean I won’t be wearin...


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J.J. Abrams’ 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Trailer

Okay, lets all address the giant monster in the room… Is this a sequel to CLOVERFIELD? It’d be NERD suicide to stand on my little apple box and say otherwise.  I mean, CLOVERFIELD is in the name of the movie!  The...


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DEADPOOL Red Band Trailer #2 is Amazing!

Personally, I enjoy seeing a world where a cab driver has no problem picking up a funny-loving psychopath in a tight red suit full of knives, guns and so many friggin pouches! Doesn’t that just stink so much like the DEA...



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SYLVESTER STALLONE Retires John Rambo

I’m a huge fan of the action genre. I’m shameless about it. Always have been, and always will be. The RAMBO franchise holds a special place in my action-loving heart. Furthermore, I consider 2008’s RAMBO the ...


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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA Movie Review

When I was an English major in college (I sell dildos now for a living), I wrote my senior thesis on Nathaniel Hawthorne. Why am I bringing this up?  It’s because any intellectual analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne sideste...


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Nerd Rants: Mark’s STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Reactions

WARNING: This article is going to contain heavy spoilers.  Exit now at your own peril ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. You still here? Han Solo ...



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THE GOOD DINOSAUR Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! It is a rare thing for two Disney Pixar films to be released in the same year, but hot on the heels of INSIDE OUT is THE GOOD DINOSAUR, the latest visual treat from the computer animation pioneers.  Th...


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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Movie Review

WARNING: This is a spoiler-filled review. Beware! I spoil everything!  It all began in 1977. It struck back in 1980. It returned in 1983. It phantom menaced (!?) in 1999. The clones attacked in 2002. And it got its revenge in ...


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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN Movie Review

Max Landis wrote this? Huh. Okay. Sure. When I saw VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, there was a woman sitting in the front row with her infant baby. Occasionally, the baby would ‘giggle’ and ‘coo.’ No one in the au...



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STAR TREK: BEYOND Movie Trailer Review!

Why wasn’t Idris Elba in this trailer?  Where the hell is Idris Elba?  … Wait… He not some weird looking alien, right?  TELL ME! Damn, Justin Lin!  Did you just blow up the Enterprise?  (I guess that mak...


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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Like most people, I was a little skeptical when they split the final HUNGER GAMES book into two films, however, director Francis Lawrence (THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE) delivers a powerful conclusion...


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INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE Movie Trailer Review!

Isn’t it always a nice surprise when a movie you think is years away, suddenly drops a trailer and you’re like ‘Welcome to Earth, my new beautiful friend. Make yourself at home.’ First off, what is it wi...



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X-MEN APOCALYPSE Movie Trailer and Impressions

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS proved this franchise could be spectacular without Wolverine front and center. X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST reminded us that it was ok if Wolverine was there and honored what we love about the FIRST CLASS red...


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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS Movie Trailer

No doubt: 2014’s reboot of the Heroes in a Half-Shell was a dumb movie, but it did end up making a ton of moolah at the box office.  In the vein of Michael Bay’s other “80’s nostalgia” property (...