Articles tagged: Movie Reviews


Ferrell and Wahlberg Reunite to Butt Heads in Daddy’s Home

Tension caused by a biological father‘s return home to meet his kids’ new stepfather may be a familiar theme to many, but director Sean Anders raises it to absurd proportions... Read more


Jennifer Lawrence Shines in Dull Joy

David O. Russell has been enjoying something of a boom period as of late. His last three films—The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook, and American Hustle—have all enjoyed considerable commercial and... Read more


Tour de Force: Abrams Reinvigorates the Star Wars Franchise

“Luke Skywalker has vanished.” These four words kick off the seventh installment of the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens. An unbelievable amount of hype has surrounded the film since... Read more


An Artist’s Touch: Hooper, Redmayne, and Vikander Make The Danish Girl A Delicate Triumph

Today, movies about LGBTQ characters are often relegated to a subgenre—Netflix has a whole category of “Gay & Lesbian” movies that is often left untouched by many simply because of... Read more


Best of 2015: Movies

1.) Mad Max: Fury Road: Mad Max: Fury Road is a brilliant revival of a franchise long considered to be dormant. Tom Hardy takes over for Mel Gibson as the... Read more

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New Hendrix Biopic Emerges from the "Purple Haze"

  Music biopics have a tendency to rear toward hagiography, as the stars they depict often end up falling into the stereotype of tortured genius or underdog who bucked the... Read more

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Brick by brick: The Lego Movie is a breathtaking creation

Chris Pratt. Will Ferrell. Elizabeth Banks. Will Arnett. Morgan Freeman. Sounds like the recipe for a well narrated Television crossover Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development special, doesn’t it? But unfortunately... Read more