The Punisher Season 1: The punishing is just getting started

The Punisher Season 1 Review:

Be warned of spoilers ahead …

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Wind River Review: Jeremy Renner in a snowy crime thriller

Wind River (2017) Review
Director: Taylor Sheridan
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, Julia Jones, Kelsey Asbille

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Shot Caller Review: a gripping prison drama

Shot Caller (2017) Movie Review
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Cast:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jon Bernthal, Lake Bell, Emory Cohen

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Justice League Review

Justice League could have been worse. The DC superhero team up flick is a run-of-the-mill mediocre effort that shouldn’t be written off as a complete mess. There’s some decent moments here and there. The sum of the good parts: Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman is not enough to elevate Justice League into an above average spectacle.

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10 Scary Films to Watch this Halloween

Which Scary Movies Are You Watching This Halloween?

Watching a scary movie is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit.  Horror movies have a wide range of sub-genres for every taste.  Here are ten spooky movies in random order for your viewing consideration. Some picks are suitable for the squeamish while others movies are hands-over-eyes gruesome. If you need additional suggestions, below each pick is a list of similar movies you might like.

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Arrow Season 5 Returns with a Vengeance

Arrow Season 5 Review – Full Spoilers Alert

Arrow Season 5 is a return to form. The many strengths and high-points outshine the weaknesses. On the other hand, the major problems with Season 4 overshadowed the good moments. Often what happens is when a season finishes strong it shapes how people feel about the season as a whole. Some people talk about Season 1 as being a good overall season which I mostly agree with. But when looking at other sites, the review scores didn’t pick up until the latter half of Season 1. With Season 5, not only did it stick it’s landing it was consistently solid, more or less, after the first few episodes.

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Netflix’s crime thriller ‘Ozark’ goes to town on dirty money

The positive buzz for Netflix series Ozark piqued my interest. I’m in the middle of catching up on The Sopranos so I wasn’t necessarily looking for another crime and family centric drama. But after checking out the pilot to see if it would be something I’d like I became addicted. The pilot is very good, one of the best pilots I’ve seen in a while. I ended up finishing the rest of the 10 episode season in less than a week.

Ozark hits the mark on what you’d expect from a crime thriller. One lie can cost you everything. And one lie can lead to another and then another. Jason Bateman plays Marty Byrde, a Chicago-based financial adviser who must save his and his family’s lives by moving to Lake Ozark and launder $500 million dollars in 5 years. Where some crime stories are about a heist or stealing money, Byrde must spend cold hard cash by the barrel full.

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Princess Mononoke Movie Review: Revisiting an Animated Classic

Princess Mononoke is a wondrous animated film made in 1997. Writer/director Hayao Miyazaki’s rich imagination plays with many themes in a manner that draws you into his inventive story of forest spirits, warring humans and cursed animal demons in ancient times, yet it’s challenging to fully articulate why it resonates. In part, Princess Mononoke’s cautionary tale explores human beings’ relationship with nature, an eternal conflict that is as timely and relevant now as it was 20 years ago. It also has something to say about the price we pay when we lose touch with the belief that the transcendent is life itself.

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale “The Dragon and The Wolf” Review

Spoilers Ahead on Game Of Thrones Season 7 Finale 

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Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6 “Beyond the Wall” Review

Spoilers Ahead on Game Of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6 

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