Tag: Woody Harrelson

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ delivers a great introduction to one of the saga’s most beloved characters

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ delivers a great introduction to one of the saga’s most beloved characters

A Brief Note: If you are like me and enjoy going into these films with as little information as possible, this review will only contain very early plot points and character names, though I will still try to be as vague as possible. If that is you, then it may be best to go see the film […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a southern-fried masterwork

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a southern-fried masterwork

When it comes to North Carolina film, we used to be booming, drawing such films as “Iron Man 3” and “The Hunger Games” to shoot much of, if not the entirety of their extensive shoot in the Tar Heel State. Though, in recent years, and with a rescinding of tax incentives by former governor Pat […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is the perfect anti-blockbuster the world needs

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is the perfect anti-blockbuster the world needs

Confession: I didn’t see the new “Planet of the Apes” movies until this year. The worst part? I’ve owned both installments on Blu-ray since 2014, but have never gotten around to actually watching the films until recently. Blown away by the mastery of both films, but more so with its second installment, “Dawn of the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ that every high schooler needs right now

| November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ that every high schooler needs right now

Included is the Red Band trailer for the film, which includes explicit language and sexual dialogue, as well as a valid YouTube login. I’ll be honest: I was a bit of an asshole in high school. I still am one, but it’s worth noting that I was one in high school as well, if not […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me 2’ is smoke, mirrors and a bit of mindless fun too

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me 2’ is smoke, mirrors and a bit of mindless fun too

“Now You See Me” was a soft surprise of 2013. It wasn’t anywhere near the best film of the year, or even the most enjoyable, but it was a surprising piece of original summer cinema that shook up the box office typically dominated by superhero films and sequels. Now, “Now You See Me” has the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

999 a.k.a. “Triple 9”: police code for an officer down The world is chock full of crime-thrillers, with most courtesy of Martin Scorcese; films like “The Departed,” “Gangs of New York,” “Black Mass,” “The Untouchables” and “Goodfellas” just to name some of the best.  But when the trailer for “Triple 9” hit the web, I […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ is a pitch-perfect conclusion to an exceptional series

| November 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ is a pitch-perfect conclusion to an exceptional series

WARNING: Spoilers ahead for the previous “Hunger Games” movies, especially “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One” A year ago, audiences were left hanging with the haunting image of Peeta Mellark, the boy with the bread, writhing in rageful pain strapped to a hospital bed deep within the confines of District 13 while our heroine, […]

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