Tag: John Boyega

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┬ácommunities, particularly in the topic of […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ is a disastrous misfire of epic proportions

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ is a disastrous misfire of epic proportions

I really love James Ponsoldt. If you are unaware of him by his name, he’s the filmmaker behind such indie hits like “Smashed,” “The Spectacular Now” and “The End of the Tour,” all three are fabulously moving indies that inspire as much faith in the prospect of indie film as it does raw emotion. Naturally, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is a glorious tale of two eras

| December 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is a glorious tale of two eras

There will be NO SPOILERS in this review, but I will discuss some basic plot points. If you, like me, want to go into the film with little to no knowledge of the plot at all, please stop reading here, go see the film immediately and come back. It seems a bit surreal, actually; finally […]

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