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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 3 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The door has been creaking open ever-so-slowly as the second season of HBO’s acclaimed drama continues to delve further into past, present and future of the expansive world it offers. With this week’s episode teasing the other […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ben-Hur’ simply exists, neither as masterpiece nor disaster

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ben-Hur’ simply exists, neither as masterpiece nor disaster

I will get my bias out of the way forthright: I thought this film looked terrible. I didn’t think it looked bad because it was a remake, as I think a lot of remakes can work (see here and here), but there was something that seemed so amateurish about the marketing of this film, as […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jane Got A Gun’ is a solid, inconsequential validation of the western genre

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jane Got A Gun’ is a solid, inconsequential validation of the western genre

The disappearance of westerns in mainstream media has been a personal enigma of mine. It’s hard to see a genre go from ruling the world to taking on the role of “cinematic fossil,” while still having a few prominent filmmakers take on the job with varied levels of success. On one hand, you could go […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The 33’ is a slight, yet still moving biopic

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The 33’ is a slight, yet still moving biopic

Isn’t always nice to have a film made about an event you remember? Well … maybe for someone my age, it’s a bit harder to come by, but seeing as the event detailed in “The 33” was in 2010 when I was a freshman in high school, it came easy for me to remember. Watching […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Focus” is far more clever than what might appear on the surface

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Focus” is far more clever than what might appear on the surface

In recent years, Will Smith has been sort of an enigma, favoring mediocre productions involving his own children than anything of real substance, but with the recent easing of his family fame, it’s about time Smith comes back on the scene with some acting projects. Enter “Focus”, a low-key heist romance film starring Smith and […]

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