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BEN-HUR (2016) Movie Review

 Warning: Spoilers Ahead. Hollywood is no stranger to Ben Hur, the classic tale of betrayal and revenge set in biblical times, there were two silent versions, a now classic version from 1959 that featured Charlton Heston, and ...


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SUICIDE SQUAD Movie Review! Was it Really THAT Bad?

How many people did Enchantress have to kiss in order to make that soggy army ? I really don’t know what to say about this movie. Everyone with an internet connection seems to have something to say about it. ‘The e...


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Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Review From A Guy And Gal’s Perspective

Let’s talk about busting some stinking ghosts! Did they get busted, or did they bust? Can women fight things that have the consistency of smoke vapor as good as men? Did special CGI effects destroy kinda special CGI effects f...



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STAR TREK BEYOND Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Ever since JJ Abrams (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS) relaunched the Star Trek movie franchise it has struggled a little bit to step out of the shadows of the originals.  Thankfully, the latest installme...


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JASON BOURNE Movie Review

After the lackluster performance of THE BOURNE LEGACY, the series has landed back in the hands of Paul Greengrass (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS), a two time veteran of the Bourne franchise and a pretty successful director overall who now b...


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INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Movie Review

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead! Twenty years after its release, INDEPENDENCE DAY has finally gotten a sequel in the form of RESURGENCE, and, as the title suggests, the big bad aliens from the first one have returned to exact their rev...



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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS Movie Review

Turtles.  It’s just…Turtles. This isn’t DEADPOOL with meta-humor and hilarious-yet-heartfelt vulgarity.  It isn’t BATMAN V SUPERMAN with a gritty visual palette and self-serious characters.  It isn...


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Our Top 10 Movies of 2015…Finally!

JASON FURIE Hot damn what a good year for movies! My inner nerd was hungry and holy cow did he ever get fed! I was almost 100% sure STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS would take my #1 spot but THE REVENANT had to poop on the parade ...


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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Movie Review

Beware X-fans, tons of spoilers ahead! Once director Bryan Singer left the franchise after the original X-MEN and X2: X-MEN UNITED things got a little hairy for our merry mutants. X-MEN: THE LAST STAND was disgustingly misguide...



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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Movie Review

As theaters are becoming more and more saturated with comic book movies of one kind or another, Marvel Studios proves they’re still kings of the dog pile with their latest endeavor, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR.  The film open...


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THE JUNGLE BOOK Movie Review

With the success of CINDERELLA and MALEFICENT, Disney has every reason to bet on live action remakes as cash cows, and their latest effort, THE JUNGLE BOOK, will only encourage that sentiment.  The film centers on Mowgli, a yo...


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THE HUNTSMAN: WINTERS WAR Movie Review

Warning: Minor Spoilers Ahead! It would appear that any successful movie must become a franchise these days, and so we now have THE HUNTSMAN: WINTERS WAR, the follow up to the moderately successful SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN. ...



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BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE (Anti) Movie Review

Warning: Major Spoilers Ahead! It is almost impossible to accurately review this movie. There is too much to talk about. There are way too many perspectives to consider. The conversation goes far beyond, simply, ‘is it g...


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10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Movie Review

Warning: Minor Spoilers Ahead! Let’s get this out of the way at the very beginning, while 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE takes place in the same world as CLOVERFIELD, it is in no way necessary to have seen it to enjoy this new film. Thi...


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GODS OF EGYPT Movie Review

Director Alex Proyas (KNOWING) is best known for making dark sci-fi fantasy films, I, ROBOT and THE CROW being his most celebrated works, so it is more than a bit surprising to see him tackle a bright, big budget action adventu...



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DEADPOOL Movie Review

Holy shit!  Was that a helicarrier?! Ever notice that ‘?!‘ makes a very specific sound in your head? What happened to Lisa after the end of WEIRD SCIENCE?  I know there was a television show, but, that doesn̵...


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HAIL, CAESAR! Movie Review

Ethan and Joel Coen (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS), most often referred to as simply the Coen brothers, have a unique cinematic sensibility that people tend to either love or hate.  I am of the former group as I thoroughly enjoy their ...


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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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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...