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Posted June 02, 2021in Film Review

‘Army of the Dead’

What’s the deal with those robot zombies? Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead” displays, and sustains, the filmmaker’s signature brand of punch-drunk verve — at least, in certain stretches. An [...]

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Posted May 05, 2021in Film Review

‘Mortal Kombat’

“Mortal Kombat” focuses its story initially on down-on-his-luck MMA Fighter and family man Cole Young (Lewis Tan). After being recruited by Jax (Mehcad Brooks) to join the Earthrealm warriors in [...]

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Posted March 31, 2021in Film Review

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” is finally here, and it is a markedly different film than what was released in theaters in 2017 after Warner Brothers brought in director Joss Whedon [...]

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Posted March 03, 2021in Film Review

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

On Dec. 4, 1969, the Chicago Police burst into the apartment of Black Panther Fred Hampton. Equipped with machine guns, rifles, shotguns and handguns, the police not only fired first [...]

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Posted February 03, 2021in Film Review

‘The White Tiger’

“The White Tiger” follows Balram, a poor driver who uses his wit and guile to free himself from servitude to his masters and make his way to the top. According [...]

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Posted January 06, 2021in Film Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Powerful acting is the engine to “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” — a movie about, among other things, the struggle to achieve and maintain control. With a soundtrack that provides an [...]

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Posted December 02, 2020in Film Review

‘If Anything Happens, I Love You’

“If Anything Happens, I Love You” is a beautiful but excruciatingly painful portrait of a tragedy. It’s the kind of art that is so moving, and so honest, that it [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Film Review

Watch a potted plant instead

Well, that was unfortunate. This was what I thought after seeing the latest Sofia Coppola work. This movie has Bill Murray in it, and Bill Murray is a national treasure. [...]

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Posted September 30, 2020in Film Review

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Charlie Kaufman is undeniably one of the greatest writers of his generation. “Being John Malkovich” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” are some of his most notable works, but [...]

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Posted September 02, 2020in Film Review

‘Project Power’

On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new drug that unlocks superpowers unique to each user for five minutes (per pill). The catch: You [...]

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