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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: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a splendid surprise from the universe, hiccups and all

| February 5, 2018
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a splendid surprise from the universe, hiccups and all

In the interest of readers, I will reveal a few plot points, but nothing that would constitute as a “spoiler” Holy moly. While reports have surfaced recently about Netflix seeking the rights to the as of then untitled sequel in the “Cloverfield” universe, no one could’ve predicted the way that Netflix would go about this […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a gorgeous retelling of tale as old as time…

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a gorgeous retelling of tale as old as time…

When it comes to animated films, “Beauty and the Beast” falls at the no. 3 position for my all time favorite animated films, with “Mulan” coming in at no. 2 and Studio Ghibli’s “Nausicäa of the Valley of the Wind” as the reigning ruler of all animated films. “Beauty and the Beast” means quite a […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Miss Sloane’ is one bruiser of a political thriller

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Miss Sloane’ is one bruiser of a political thriller

It’s safe to say that the subject matter of this movie isn’t something people really want to see in a film. Lobbying is one of the most scoffed at professions in the book, and yet they remain highly regarded in Washington D.C. and are rewarded with exceedingly high pays. Coming with this comes ethical issues, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Free State of Jones’ is a haunting, yet slow-as-molasses war film

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Free State of Jones’ is a haunting, yet slow-as-molasses war film

Awful times in history are often the topics that are the most fascinating when it comes to retelling itself, the Civil War is no different. A war primarily focused on the legality of slavery, among other things, this point in history is one so often spoken about as most (unfortunately not all) Americans can’t help […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Concussion’ is a solid film with a great commentary

| December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Concussion’ is a solid film with a great commentary

My father is a massive football fan, so it makes sense that I grew up around the sport. Despite the fact I never played, watched or ever even cared about the sport, it was there. Tennessee Volunteers for collegiate football and Pittsburgh Steelers for professional football was the name of the game in the Heilman […]

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