Movie Review

‘Detroit’ is a good film that relays an important story that sadly hammers home how little things have change and how far we have to in our battle with racism. Playing out like an expensive reenactment of the tragedy, though, it feels like there is too much story for a feature film.

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‘Dunkirk’ is an amazing visual achievement but feels as void of heart and character as it is full of filmmaking craftsmanship.

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[Rating: Rock Fist Way Up] Director Matt Reeves has done something truly spectacular with War for the Planet of the Apes. The third (and final?) installment in this reboot series is not only an emotionally dour thrill ride, but has once again highlighted the brilliance of Andy Serkis, whose performance as Ape leader Caesar proves [...]

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Spider-Man Homecoming is a fun and exciting addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a performance by Tom Holland that captures the web head perfectly.

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Packed with a killer soundtrack, a groovy cast, and an intelligent script, Baby Driver is one of the smartest, coolest and most entertaining movies of 2017.

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For those of you who love great acting, original plots, and engaging, interesting characters, you’re going to want to avoid this generic action flick.

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It Comes at Night isn’t a game changer of a horror film, but it’s a decent enough horror film that at times threatens to be great. While that promise feels lacking in the end, it’s a rare unsettling end of the world thriller that does exactly what it is supposed to do. It forces you to think.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales may be predictable, and the good parts of this movie mere shadows of the best parts of the first flick, but dammit if I didn’t have fun.

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Alien: Covenant continues to answer unasked questions in a very pedestrian installment in this seemingly unnecessary prequel trilogy.

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Featuring great performances for both stars, ‘A Dark Song’ builds the dread to a taut, emotional conclusion in this intense horror drama.

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Strap yourself in for a battle of emotions in the disturbing new dramatic thriller ‘Hounds of Love.’

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Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword’ attempts to reboot the King of Camelot but the result is an obnoxious, annoyingly misguided mess.

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Just like Fats Domino’s “Let’s Twist Again,” Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 can’t play the same familiar chords with lesser lyrics and expect the same results. It isn’t quite the revved-up rallying call for outcasts that the first one was, so this sequel is best approached with lower expectations.

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Nacho Vigalondo knows his premise is ridiculous, so while he challenges audiences to take it at face value, he also asks them to consider the real issues and perspective that lie beneath what’s actually happening onscreen. Doing that deepens the experience and makes Colossal a sneakily subversive film that demands to be considered seriously.

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Colossal spends too much time tip-toeing between the two drastically different genres and never truly indulging in the obvious parallels to be made.

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