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‘Jason Bourne’ engages the digital era with dated formula

‘Jason Bourne’ engages the digital era with dated formula

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Jason Bourne’ feels like an out-of-time, unnecessary appendage that’s been Frankesteined onto an already well-crafted trilogy.

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“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” lacks the momentum to begin moving in the first place

“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” lacks the momentum to begin moving in the first place

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ refuses to connect on anything close to the levels of fun of its predecessors.

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“X-Men: Apocalypse” lives up to its name in dooming trilogy’s trajectory

“X-Men: Apocalypse” lives up to its name in dooming trilogy’s trajectory

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ is a trainwreck not even Magneto could stop.

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“Captain America: Civil War” a smart, nuanced, action-packed masterpiece

“Captain America: Civil War” a smart, nuanced, action-packed masterpiece

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

When approaching ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Russo Brothers stated they wanted to assemble this film differently than other Marvel movies.

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“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”  cannot defeat a septic story full of horrible heroes

“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” cannot defeat a septic story full of horrible heroes

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is a mess. And not a very beautiful looking one either.

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‘Eddie the Eagle’ allows Taron Egerton to soar in an endearing underdog story

‘Eddie the Eagle’ allows Taron Egerton to soar in an endearing underdog story

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Egerton as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, the notorious British ski jumper who participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics, is a performance to watch and treasure with glee. Egerton simply disappears in the role. There is a tenacity to him, like a scrappy, undersized dog who won’t stop following you no matter how often you tell him “no”.

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‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

When deciding if ‘How to Be Single’ is worth spending 110 minutes out on the town with, there is no harm in deciding to swipe right.

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‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of  wild 1950s Hollywood politics

‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of wild 1950s Hollywood politics

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

When the Coen Brothers commit to a project, you know they are all in in every angle of its execution, and that masterful craftsmanship is presented front and center in ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

‘Creed’ is a film with heart and heavy dramatic honesty and succeeds in building off of the foundation that ‘Rocky’ built.

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Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is the hero’s journey to the very core, but along the way, Pixar finds ways to sprinkle in nuance that leads to some of their well-known creative visuals and strong emotional revelations.

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