Wednesday
Dec132017

Creep 2- New Release

Duplass has a blast with this character, and you can feel the script giving into Duplass’ improv which is very strong for the most part.

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Wednesday
Dec132017

It (2017)- New Release

...it’s the youthful actors who really take this film to a higher level.

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Wednesday
Dec132017

Annabelle: Creation- New Release

The Jason Blum horror Blumiverse continues without a bang in “Annabelle: Creation”.

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Friday
Nov032017

Little Evil- New Release

Eli Craig can’t replicate the duality of scares and laughs that he achieved in “Tucker and Dale vs. Evil”

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Friday
Nov032017

Goon: Last of the Enforcers- New Release

..still has same awesome ‘feel’ as the original and that alone makes it worth a recommendation.

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Friday
Nov032017

What Happened to Monday- New Release

Decent idea, decent cast, but very bland execution.

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Friday
Aug252017

Detroit- New Release

Much like “Dunkirk”, I respect the viewing and craftsmanship of “Detroit” but I wouldn’t put either in great film territory.  Still, worth a view though.

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Friday
Aug252017

Atomic Blonde- New Release

Very little payoff and way too much chatter gets in the way of Charlize Theron kicking some serious butt in some seriously good choreographed action set pieces. 

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Friday
Aug252017

Dunkirk- New Release

I’m glad I saw Dunkirk, it really is worth a watch, but a little too much British stiff upper lip shown by Nolan makes this not essential viewing.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

War for the Planet of the Apes- New Release

Unfortunately, the effects were but the icing to a very bland cake.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

Spiderman: Homecoming- New Release

Spiderman is back, and this time Sony gave control to Marvel who have a habit that they don’t; getting these kinds of pictures right and “Spiderman: Homecoming” is done right.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

The Big Sick- New Release

“The Big Sick” feels effortless and so easy going to get it’s big laughs and big emotions.  Let’s hear it for the romantic comedy of 2017.

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Thursday
Jul272017

The House- New Release

Ferrell, Poehler, and a lot of their funny buddies are in this film, people that I enjoy a lot, but even though they didn’t get credit for writing it, it sure feels like their improv unsuccessfully did.  That’s what happens when your director/writer can’t flesh out a paper bag.

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Thursday
Jul272017

War Machine- New Release

“War Machine” snuck up on me making for an oddly enjoyable film.

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Thursday
Jul272017

It Comes at Night- New Release

“It Comes at Night” is soul crushingly bleak.  Check it out if that’s your sort of thing.

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Saturday
Jun172017

Baby Driver- New Release

“Baby Driver” is cool; so cool that we wouldn't have hung out in high school...

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Saturday
Jun172017

Wonder Woman- New Release

The movie succeeds by being a feminist film but not cramming it down our throats.  Women are empowered by this film, but it’s egalitarian to the sexes, not a battle of them.

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Saturday
Jun172017

Alien: Covenant- New Release

Infuriatingly dumb, “Alien: Covenant” is the Phantom Menace of Xenomorph movies.

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Saturday
Jun172017

Win it all- New Release

Swanberg and Johnson are back at in Netflix’s ongoing world takeover in the winning dramedy “Win it All”.

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Friday
Jun022017

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword- New Release

Guy Ritchie is often more style than substance, and in his latest, “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” he confuses substance with running time, and we’re left with mostly only style.

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