Tag: Anthony Mackie

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Detroit’ is essential, if harrowing, cruel viewing

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Detroit’ is essential, if harrowing, cruel viewing

“Timely” films have been something of a new trend in Hollywood, if only because of the increasing awareness of social and racial injustices being perpetuated in America. While many racially-charged crimes still happen in America daily, the main focus has been on the relationship between the police force and black communities, particularly in the topic of […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is the best Marvel film to date

| May 4, 2016 | 2 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is the best Marvel film to date

At this point, it’s easy to lose track of all of the superhero movies to date, whether it be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC or any other kind, there are simply too many to keep up with now. With some disappointing flicks like “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” it’s easy to think that […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

999 a.k.a. “Triple 9”: police code for an officer down The world is chock full of crime-thrillers, with most courtesy of Martin Scorcese; films like “The Departed,” “Gangs of New York,” “Black Mass,” “The Untouchables” and “Goodfellas” just to name some of the best.  But when the trailer for “Triple 9” hit the web, I […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Night Before’

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Night Before’

We are now in the midst of November which means one thing … Christmas. It’s right around the corner; well, not really, but that is what the pop-culture landscape seems to be thinking. As soon as Halloween ends, we throw out the horror flicks and start watching Christmas movies. In fact, there are several heading […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Love the Coopers’ is a warm, fuzzy, comfortable holiday film

| November 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Love the Coopers’ is a warm, fuzzy, comfortable holiday film

The holiday season is always an incredible time for film. With the awards season approaching fast, studios rush to release their best movies of the year around this time, putting myself in what I like to call “positivity limbo,” the time in which I give far more positive reviews than I normally would, always making […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Age of Ultron” saves itself from being another repetitive superhero film

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Age of Ultron” saves itself from being another repetitive superhero film

The Avengers was a feat of mastery of an incredibly epic proportion, plain and simple. Joss Whedon created something the film community had not seen before, an ambitious and bold piece of filmmaking that worked, down to a T. We had never seen anything of this size and originality before and it’s hard to say that […]

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