Category Archives: Movies

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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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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Dunkirk Movie Review: Christopher Nolan’s WWII Epic is a Must Watch Film

Dunkirk movie review continues below.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Review – “Marvel’s biggest superhero comes home”

Spider-Man: Homecoming movie review. Minor spoilers below.

As mentioned in previous reviews, I was cautiously optimistic about Wonder Woman and Logan heading into 2017. On the contrary, I was pretty sure that in the hands of Marvel Studios, Spider-Man: Homecoming would turn out to be at the least a good superhero flick.

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War for the Planet of the Apes: Watch the Thrilling Final Trailer

“No mercy, no peace. This is war.”

War for the Planet of the Apes’ final trailer promises a super intense and visually stunning follow up to 2014’s critically acclaimed Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Returning in the central role is motion capture pioneer Andy Serkis as Caesar, leader of an evolved ape colony.

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First Look at New “IT” Trailer Will Fill You With Dread

Have you ever wondered how anyone could be afraid of clowns?

Say hello to Pennywise.

Better yet, watch the 1990 two-part TV miniseries “IT”.

The evil clown is back and wants to traumatize a whole new generation. This time on the big screen. How very nice of … it.

IT is one of several Stephen King adaptations coming out this year.

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Blade Runner 2049: Watch the Visually Stunning New Trailer

Fresh off 2016’s Arrival, director Denis Villeneuve goes from aliens to androids in Blade Runner 2049.

In this sequel, Harrison Ford returns as a former blade runner: a special police operative whose job is to track down bioengineered replicants on Earth and retire them.

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