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Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Cruise still evokes the daring recklessness that defines his MIF role. MI-5 does not disappoint. There is a philosophical subtext to writer-director Christopher McQuarrie’s MI-5 screenplay – destiny or chance? Pure luck or simply precise planning? In the previous outing, … Continue reading

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Review: Vacation

** out of 4 stars One of the toughest assignments in Hollywood other than producing a blockbuster film is to reboot a 30 year old film franchise. Especially if the film was a big comic hit.  The first problem you’re … Continue reading

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Review: Southpaw

Gyllenhaal is fantastic. A terrific boxing film that makes the Mayweather-Pacquiao match look like a kindergarten puppet show. I’m a boxing fan and with some ultra-secret information that turned out not to matter in the pas de deux of the … Continue reading

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Review: Pixels

*** out of 4 Stars Games.  The world loves games.  In fact games have been around before the days before Christ was born. The great Roman Empire used games in order to pass the time of day when they weren’t … Continue reading

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Review: Trainwreck

Not as raunchy as you want it to be. Amy, don’t go the way of Lena Durham and get plastic surgery and a photoshopped Vogue cover. Bill Hader’s voice was like nails scratching a blackboard. I adore Amy Schumer. I … Continue reading

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Review: Self/Less

We just don’t want to live a full life, we want to live a long life. The world and all the stuff you worked for, vanishes when you die. At a recent conference of surgeons, Italian neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero … Continue reading

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Review: Terminator Genisys

The screenwriters have dispelled the notion of a space/time continuum. Only Stephen Hawkings might be able to understand the plot of T-G. It’s great to see the Arnold of PUMPING IRON resurrected by CGI. Why couldn’t that Arnold be in … Continue reading

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Review: Magic Mike XXL

So howling terrible – it’s a must see! An insult to women – especially women past 25. Tatum’s likeability survives. The only thing missing is SHOWGIRLS Gina Gershon. The curse of the lousy, disappointing sequel continues. MMxxl proposes that male … Continue reading

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Review: Ted 2

** out of **** A comedian’s job is to entertain people.  They’re are rude, crude, mean, nasty, make fun of other people, complain about life, you get the idea. But their job is to entertain. A movie on the other hand … Continue reading

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Review: Inside Out

**** out of 4 I don’t know if you can see me right know but if you could, you would clearly see that I am speechless!  I mean my mouth is open but no words are coming out of my … Continue reading

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