Tag: John Krasinski

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: ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers’ of Benghazi’ is the rare Michael Bay film that works

| January 14, 2016 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers’ of Benghazi’ is the rare Michael Bay film that works

I legitimately attempted to find any excuse to not have to go see “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (henceforth written as “13 Hours”), simply because I didn’t want to have to sit through two-and-a-half hours of Michael Bay sensationalizing a real life event into some sort of explosive action film and attempting to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: I don’t know what went wrong with ‘Aloha,’ but it gave me heartburn

| June 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: I don’t know what went wrong with ‘Aloha,’ but it gave me heartburn

WARNING: I’m including my live tweets of this film (the film was empty, so I could), which includes moderate, albeit edited out PG-13 level language. I didn’t there was going to be another film worse than “Hot Pursuit” this year, but here we are… Cameron Crowe isn’t a hack director like Michael Bay, Uwe Boll […]

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