Tag: Naomi Watts

TV REVIEW: ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’

Spoiler Warning for all 18 parts of “Twin Peaks: The Return,” as well as all episodes of the original series. In May of 2017, television viewers were left stunned and bewildered when the cult phenomenon that is “Twin Peaks” made its return to the small screen after more than 25 years. With an all-star cast, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Book of Henry’ is a bafflingly ridiculous tearjerker

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Book of Henry’ is a bafflingly ridiculous tearjerker

If New Hollywood is about anything, it’s about indie directors being handed the keys to massive franchises. From Gareth Edwards helming the “Godzilla” reboot (and “Rogue One”) right after his indie “Monsters,” to Jordan Vogt-Roberts helming “Kong: Skull Island” after moderate success with “The Kings of Summer,” or Jon Watts directing the upcoming “Spider-Man: Homecoming” […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shut In’ is simple, middle-of-the-road horror

| November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shut In’ is simple, middle-of-the-road horror

Despite the uptick in quality that 2016 has brought for horror films, I still am waiting for the genre to become a truly respected genre among serious film-goers. Every time a good horror film hits theaters, critics laud the film with praise, but always make sure that they only specify that it’s a good HORROR […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Demolition’ is the film equivalent of an underwhelming yawn

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Demolition’ is the film equivalent of an underwhelming yawn

In a world full of “Oscar bait,” it only seems natural that you would have a few clunkers in the mix, films that from the surface, look like a shoe-in for the coveted golden statue, but are simply hollow incarnations of their better, deeper counterparts. These films can range from the underwhelming like “Woman in […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ is a steep drop off of an already declining franchise

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ is a steep drop off of an already declining franchise

Even if it is an unpopular opinion, I’ll say it: I enjoyed the first two films in the “Divergent” series. I thought the first installment was a low-key addition to the young adult (YA) literature movie phenomenon, flaws and all. “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” stumbled a bit more in execution, going for a much larger […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” continues what the first film started, take that as you will.

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” continues what the first film started, take that as you will.

I love young adult fiction, it’s no secret, I’ve said it before in my other reviews and I’m saying it again now. I read “Divergent” and it’s ensuing installments and enjoyed the world it created, albeit a weak third entry to end the series. The first “Divergent” movie was a good adaption of a good […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “St. Vincent” is not as holy as it should be.

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “St. Vincent” is not as holy as it should be.

I like Bill Murray, I think he’s one of the best comedic actors to ever live and to see him still continuing his career in such a fashion today is nothing short of amazing. I found myself intrigued by “St. Vincent,” I thought it could be a nice vehicle to throw Murray into an awards […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Birdman” will surely be an Oscar favorite.

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Birdman” will surely be an Oscar favorite.

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” confused me when  first viewing it’s trailer, I couldn’t gauge how it was going to turn out, simply because I couldn’t clock the genre. It didn’t look comedy, nor drama and it couldn’t be an action film with it’s budget. I considered the film an enigma for many months before […]

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