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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

“Blade Runner 2049” proves Denis Villeneuve as the closest we have to a modern...

The Highlander would like to thank ASPB for their free screening of “Blade Runner 2049.” “Don’t touch it. Just leave it alone,” are the words that escape my mouth at the thought of a revitalization...

Space, race and space race

“Hidden Figures” tells an untold yet, remarkable true story of three intelligent African-American women who contributed to the many firsts of NASA’s historic space launches. Though, in a segregated Virginia of 1961, the ingenious...

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” though conceptually familiar, still delights

DreamWorks Animation is hit-or-miss with the majority of its films. For every “Shrek” that has come out of the studio, there seems to be a “Turbo” that just reminds you how thankful you are...

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” is a wartime romp

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” is a movie roughly following the memoir of wartime journalist Kim Barker that stars Tina Fey and is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. If you wanted to see a...

“Thor: The Dark World” Review

Let’s face it: We all love comic book movies. Whether it’s the heroism, big-budget fight scenes or the humorous antics, movies based off comic books offer something for the kid inside all of us....

“Oblivion” Movie Review

3 out of 5 stars “Oblivion,” the second directorial effort from Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”), is a visually stunning, if empty piece of pop entertainment. With a pedigree in video game commercials and graphic novels,...

“Focus” lacks focus

I’m sure that all of you reading this have come across the infamous “dress” picture that has been plastered all across social media since last Thursday. While I’m sure that it will have been...

“War Horse” Movie Review

“War Horse,” directed by Steven Spielberg, premiered Dec. 25, 2011 as a war drama featuring the story of a horse passed from person to person in the midst of World War I. Originally based...

Shhhh… “A Quiet Place” is an excellent, stripped-down creature feature

What makes a good horror movie? For most people, the obvious answer is its ability to have us at the edge of our seats beset with fear, to utilize sight and sound in a...

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...