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The complex, moral conundrums of “Sicario”

Let me preface this review by stating: this is a cruel and complex film, for a cruel and complex reality. "Sicario" which means “hitman”...

The Martian: think Chris Pratt in “Gravity”

You know, it isn’t easy being this salty. Seeing a mediocre or bad film usually leaves me a little leeway, with so much to...

“The Scorch Trials” and the problem with film series

Our story opens with a small cohort of adventurers leaving the world they knew to find salvation at a settlement in the mountains. Along...

“Inside Out” is Pixar’s comeback

Pixar’s done it again. They’ve crafted another modern animated classic that hits all the zones: gorgeous animation, spot-on voice casting, an emotional story that...

“Jurassic World:” It’s a Capitalistic World After All

As a young lass plopped in front of a VHS player and mini television combo, my third bowl of sugary cereal in hand, I...

The Rock rocks amidst falling rocks in the raucous “San Andreas”

My goodwill towards action movies is uncharacteristically strong, partly because of “Mad Max: Fury Road” and partly because I recently re-watched the first “Die...

“Tomorrowland’s” future is dimly lit

“Tomorrowland” takes a few Disneyland references and slaps them onto the background of a film that otherwise does not feel like a Disney movie....

“Pitch Perfect 2” is in tune

For those of us who braved the rain and waited hours in a line outside of the HUB to receive tickets, “Pitch Perfect 2”...

You’d be mad to miss “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Australia truly is a dangerous place. If the giant spiders, crocodiles or box jellyfish don’t kill you, the roving bands of albino raiders certainly...

Tina Fey plus monkeys equals fun for all in “Monkey Kingdom”

Before going to see Disneynature’s latest film, “Monkey Kingdom,” I must ask you a couple of questions. First: Do you like monkeys? Specifically, do...