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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

When I saw “Selma” back in 2014, I knew I had seen something special. Not only did it top the list of my favorite films of the year, it kickstarted my love affair with Ava DuVernay, a director as versatile as she is undeniably talented. When it was announced that her next film would be […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wonder Woman’ is an Amazon prime

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wonder Woman’ is an Amazon prime

There seems to be this myth in the film community that you must choose a definite side in the “Marvel vs. DC” feud that was created from fans. In the past, it was a bit harder to clock who was doing better work, with Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy truly standing head and shoulders above […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Hell or High Water’ is a stark, brooding heist thriller

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Hell or High Water’ is a stark, brooding heist thriller

People have tried their absolute best to revive the western genre a million times over, to many different people failing at such attempts. There is something so classic and untouchable about the genre that mixing it with the contemporary styles of modern filmmakers just never seems to truly work out in the long run. The […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ is an interstellar adventure perfect for this point of summer

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ is an interstellar adventure perfect for this point of summer

For Anton Let’s all be real here, the timing of “Star Trek Beyond” is pretty unfortunate, to say the least. Back in 2009, when the first film in the rebooted “Star Trek” universe launched, I’m positive Paramount had no idea whatsoever the plan that Disney and LucasFilm were cooking up in the Star Wars universe […]

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Chris Pine and Casey Affleck hit the waters discussing ‘The Finest Hours’

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chris Pine and Casey Affleck hit the waters discussing ‘The Finest Hours’

With “The Finest Hours” hitting theaters this past weekend, stars Chris Pine and Casey Affleck sat down with the Niner Times and other college publications to discuss the inspiring true story film. What drew you to this project? CA: There are a lot of things actually to this. One was that it was filmed in Massachusetts, so I […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Finest Hours’ is one fine maritime drama

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Finest Hours’ is one fine maritime drama

Let’s just get this disclaimer out of the way now: I am biased towards this film from the start. Why? I am obsessed with maritime disasters. I don’t know what it is about them, but I’m attributing it to the horror fanatic within me. I fear the vastness of the ocean and seeing things go […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Z for Zachariah’ is a fascinating character study disguised as a dystopian sci-fi film

| September 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Z for Zachariah’ is a fascinating character study disguised as a dystopian sci-fi film

There was a time that dystopian cinema was a rarity, when done, it was done incredibly well with wonderful world building and characters unique to any other genre. Now, in 2015, we have countless numbers of dystopian films, all custom built to fit the needs of any and every teenage girl in the entertainment market. […]

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Q&A with Disney’s “Into the Woods” stars, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Disney’s “Into the Woods” stars, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine

  Disney’s new fantasy film, “Into the Woods” intertwines timeless tales like “Jack and the Beanstallk,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Cinderella.” With a star studded cast of Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine and “Pitch Perfect” star, Anna Kendrick, kids of all ages are sure to sing along when “Into the Woods” hits theaters […]

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