Tag: Vin Diesel

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2’ is rousing Marvel spectacle of the most fun kind

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2’ is rousing Marvel spectacle of the most fun kind

Dear friends, I apologize for the tardiness of this review. I have spent the past week with my family after the sudden, unexpected and tragic passing of my grandfather, who acted as a major father figure in my life. If this isn’t a good enough excuse for you, then I don’t know what you want […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ is ridiculous fun without any of the fun

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ is ridiculous fun without any of the fun

Let’s just start with some honesty: I’ve never seen a “xXx” film from start to finish in one sitting. I understand what it’s about as a series, but I’ve never really been interested enough to actually take a look. So when “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” came to my attention, I really didn’t care too […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ feels incomplete in almost every way

| November 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ feels incomplete in almost every way

Ang Lee is responsible for what possibly is the finest piece of Chinese cinema ever to grace screens in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” a beautifully shot and thematically resonant martial arts film that transcended every cliché set forth by former martial arts films. Following this, Lee’s work blossomed into other works of beauty, such as […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ is a beautifully mediocre film

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ is a beautifully mediocre film

I feel as if Vin Diesel has been covered far more for his “dad-bod” in recent weeks than he has for this movie, which might not bode well for the film, even past the predictions that it will win the box office its opening weekend. But coverage for “The Last Witch Hunter” has begun long […]

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