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Film Review: Hell or High Water

HELL OR HIGH WATER – 3 ½  (out of 4 stars) If you loved the movie No Country for Old Men (2007) then you are going to be pleased to see this movie. Director David McKenzie (Starred Up) brings us … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Infiltrator

The Infiltrator – ***1/2 OUT OF 4 Director Brad Furman (“The Lincoln Lawyer”) skillfully renders an exciting, true-life thriller from a script written by his mother and based on a memoir crafted by a U.S. Customs agent named Robert Mazur. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan

Skarsgard does not embarrass himself, which says a lot. I liked what they did with the story. When the movie opens, it is the late 1880s and John Clayton III, the Earl of Greystoke (Alexander Skarsgard) has been rescued from … Continue reading

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Film Review – Independence Day: Resurgence

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE – 2 (out of 4 Stars) If I were a betting man, I would’ve placed money that this film would not be as good as its predecessor, the 1996 movie, Independence Day.  Too bad because I guessed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones – *1/2 OUT OF 4  Director-Screenwriter Gary Ross (“Hunger Games”, “Sea-Biscuit”) plays loose with facts and history in this poorly scripted film which lacks esprit de corps and at times becomes a didactic documentary. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Central Intelligence

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE – 2 ½ (out of 4 Stars) There seems to be a slew of movies coming out based on the old comedic buddy system resemblance to Abbot and Costello, Martin and Lewis, Burns and Allen, you get the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Warcraft

Sets the bar high and puts the Star Wars Empire on notice. The $160 million budget is all up on the screen. Warcraft is the current state-of-the-art. I knew nothing about the immensely addictive, monstrously successful video game “Warcraft”. I … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2 – 1 ½ (out of 4 stars) If you saw the highly financially successful film The Conjuring, then you might be a little bit disappointed in this film. If you haven’t then you probably won’t like this … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lobster

The Lobster – *** OUT OF 4 Director-Screenwriter Yorgos Lanthmos has created an absurdist masterwork in the tradition of Eugene Ionesco with his first English language film. Lanthmos has an award-winning history at Cannes with his second feature “Dogtooth” capturing the … Continue reading

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Film Doc Review: Holy Hell

This is a fascinating 20-year study of a cult leader. It is not to be missed. I have known two men who had min-cults. One man, Tilak, moved to Las Vegas after a disgraceful long article about him and his … Continue reading

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