Saved From the Ash Heap
Posted 4 days ago

A slow-burn postmodern western-noir thriller with just a tad more style than substance, Into the Ashes delivers when it needs to.

‘Into the Ashes’ Smolders, Burns, But Doesn’t Fizzle
Faded Pride
Posted 5 days ago

If the kids drag you to 'The Lion King' this weekend, at least see it in IMAX.

‘The Lion King’ visually stunning and absolutely unnecessary
Almost There
Posted 1 week ago

'Framing John DeLorean' is a hybrid documentary that raises questions on John DeLorean's life and cinema itself. The film isn't perfect but the ambition of the project makes for a…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ A Good Film With A Nearly Fatal Flaw
Thin 'Empire'
Posted 1 week ago

'The Fall of the American Empire' is an original film with an important message. The bland characterizations and plot motives however prevent it from being the great film it could…

Characters Without Complexity Hurt ‘The Fall of the American Empire’
‘Stuber’ Delivers?
Posted 2 weeks ago

Fun ride, but I can’t give you five stars. 

‘Stuber’ Kind of Delivers, But Doesn’t Go the Extra Mile
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A slow-burn postmodern western-noir thriller with just a tad more style than substance, Into the Ashes delivers when it needs to.

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If the kids drag you to ‘The Lion King’ this weekend, at least see it in IMAX.

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‘Framing John DeLorean’ is a hybrid documentary that raises questions on John DeLorean’s life and cinema itself. The film isn’t perfect but the ambition of the project makes for a fascinating watch.

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‘The Fall of the American Empire’ is an original film with an important message. The bland characterizations and plot motives however prevent it from being the great film it could be.

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Fun ride, but I can’t give you five stars. 

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‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’: A Life Through Prose

by Christian Ramos July 11, 2019 Print Reviews
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Toni Morrison tells all in this stellar and deeply profound documentary.

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‘Summer Night’ Will Have You Wishing for an Early Autumn

by Warren Cantrell July 11, 2019 Print Reviews

A movie about listless, uninspired, confused man-children & the throngs of women tying themselves in knots over them, ‘Summer Night’ is a decided miss.

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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’ full of beautiful and bloody intrigue

by Kate Walz July 10, 2019 Print Reviews
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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow is a beautiful and bloody martial arts film.

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‘Phil’ the movie and person could’ve been so much more

by Joe Jarosz July 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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A depressed dentist tries to learn why one of his happiest patients suddenly commits suicide.

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‘Midsommar’ Lights Up The Horror Genre

by Jonah Desneux July 7, 2019 Print Reviews
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Midsommar takes the saying “break-ups can be a nightmare”to a whole new level. Ari Aster’s much anticipated follow up to Hereditary delivers on all aspects. Funny, shocking, and beautiful, Midsommar is destined to become a surreal classic for horror fans.

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ relies on solid cast for a fun ride

by Tim English July 2, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] You’d think that after 17 years and 10 movies (if you count his appearance in the MCU films), Spider-Man would be feeling pretty played out on the big screen. And to some, maybe he is, but with Spider-Man: Far From Home, Marvel has been able to practically reinvent the character […]

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‘Ophelia’ drowns in Shakespeare references

by Kate Walz July 1, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Ophelia,’ starring Daisy Ridley, Clive Owen, and Naomi Watts, is drowned by bad feminism and too many Shakespeare references.

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‘Yesterday’ Can’t Quite Come Together

by Eric Melin June 28, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Yesterday’ is a clever and fun “what if” fantasy … until it’s not.

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‘The 16th Episode’: One Episode Too Many

by Christian Ramos June 28, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Down]  Found-footage horror is usually pretty hit or miss. Sometimes you have great ones like [REC] or The Blair Witch Project and most times you’ll have really … just shitty ones. The 16th Episode, though actually a rather scary movie, isn’t really a successful found-footage horror flick. In fact, I can’t […]

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‘Annabelle Comes Home’ and does a few things okay

by Tim English June 20, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] I’m not going to convince you Annabelle Comes Home is an amazing horror movie. Nor will this review try and prove that it’s better than most horror movies that are somewhere around five-deep into a spinoff run. But the latest tale of the haunted doll that was actually a Raggedy […]

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