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Sunday, October 20, 2019

“Neighbors” delivers dry comedy, but unique characters

Trailers are notorious for being misleading. You think a movie is going to be good — until you are 30 minutes into the movie and it is too late for a refund. The first...

“The Forest” Is A Disappointment

“The Forest”: Another example of a horror movie with a great premise ruined by stupid horror movie cliches that now permeate modern horror cinema. Casting Natalie Dormer is one of this movie’s few strengths, but...

“Brick Mansions” fails to draw audience in despite interesting storyline

As a film that does not take itself too seriously while highlighting a community divided by social class, “Brick Mansions” sends off Paul Walker as the hero we have come to know, but does...

Depp get deep in “Black Mass”

In a world where superhero movies reign supreme, seeing a well put together realistic crime-drama is a breath of fresh air. “Black Mass,” is both literally and figuratively a dark film. If what you...

“The Five Year Engagement” Movie Review

“The Five Year Engagement” is a new romantic comedy by director Nicolas Stoller, known for “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” (2008) and “Get Him to The Greek” (2010). The film features returning star Jason Segel and...

“Jack the Giant Slayer” Film Review

Following in the path of “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,” director Bryan Singer continues the fad of revamping old time children’s stories into full-blown adventures with “Jack the Giant Slayer,” which takes the much...

More of a minor disagreement really

In the comic version of “Civil War,” Captain America (Chris Evans) ends up imprisoned and the Avengers are disbanded. While a polarizing storyline at the time, I remember thinking around the time of the...

“Hitchcock” Review

Alfred Hitchcock was an iconic film director who transcended his own era of cinema, so it seems only right to make a movie about his career in the industry. “Hitchcock,” directed by Saicha Gervasi,...

The unique horror film “Brightburn” fails to stand out in its own genre

A spin on the classic saviour from another planet trope is an interesting film idea that “Brightburn” plays with and spins into a dark take on an otherwise happy story. A Superman-type figure turning...

“21 Jump Street” Movie Review

“21 Jump Street” is a comedy based on the late 80’s tv show of the same name. However, name and concept are about the only things the show and the movie have in common....