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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...


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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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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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SPECTRE Movie Review

I wonder if anytime during the production of SPECTRE, the 24th official entry into the BOND franchise, if anybody acknowledged how boring the name ‘James Bond’ is.  ‘James Bond:  Fireplace Tax Attorney.R...


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WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: The Everything Review

The can of vegetables stood there in the tall grass while Gene wrestled with his inner demons.  It was at this point that the can of vegetables proclaimed ‘I can suck my own dick, and I do it a lot.’ When it was ...



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THE LAST WITCH HUNTER Movie Review

In all seriousness, if you’re going into a Vin Diesel-starring vehicle with such an on-the-nose title as THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, you’re not expecting Shakespeare or CITIZEN KANE.  At best, you’re hoping to be ...


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CRIMSON PEAK Movie Review

WARNING: Heads up, there are some small spoilers within so tread lightly.  Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK may not be the horror movie you think it is upon watching the spooky trailer or the preconceived expectations ...


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THE MARTIAN Movie Review

Given that Ridley Scott (EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS) has had a career that spans five decades, it is not surprising that occasionally his reach might exceed his grasp.  Thankfully, that is not the case with his latest offering, TH...



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Nerd Rants: FANTASTIC FOUR (2015)…WHAT HAPPENED???

I apologize, but…I really don’t have any words left to say on this topic.  We were all suckered by false promises in fairly intriguing teasers and trailers that glimpsed a darker take, but still embraced the scient...


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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON Movie Review

I don’t usually get personal in my movie reviews, but as this film is far from the typical movies we cover on this site, I’m going to digress a bit.  As someone who grew up in southern California in the late 80s and early ...