Tag: film review

‘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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“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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‘Zoolander 2’ is a model sequel

‘Zoolander 2’ is a model sequel

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Zoolander 2 was highly entertaining with just the right amount of purposely dumb jokes and smart humor.

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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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Fey & Poehler are a winning comedy duo in ‘Sisters’

Fey & Poehler are a winning comedy duo in ‘Sisters’

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Although it didn’t quite personally live up to “Baby Mama”, “Sisters” definitely held its own against the influx of duo comedies coming out these days.

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Seth Rogen & friends celebrate the holidays with unique humor in ‘The Night Before’

Seth Rogen & friends celebrate the holidays with unique humor in ‘The Night Before’

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Seth Rogen-style movie combined with a holiday theme is like a Christmas miracle to me. And I was definitely not disappointed with this year’s token adult holiday movie “The Night Before”.

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‘Pan’ sends the nostalgia soaring

‘Pan’ sends the nostalgia soaring

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

With a story full of sword fights, plank-walking, flying fairies, and mystifying natives, “Pan” personifies all of the aspects of Peter Pan that we loved while adding an extra element of story-telling to the classic tale.

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Perfect storytelling trajectory sends ‘The Martian’ into high cinematic orbit

Perfect storytelling trajectory sends ‘The Martian’ into high cinematic orbit

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

‘The Martian’ is perfect. I dislike using that phrase as I feel it’s a catch all or superfluous description, but occasionally a movie comes along that deserves it.

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Johnny Depp shines in relationship drama ‘Black Mass’

Johnny Depp shines in relationship drama ‘Black Mass’

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Based on the unbelievable true story, “Black Mass” tells the story of Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp) from his start as a small time crime boss to a cross-country criminal.

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