Dissecting Ant-Man

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Lauren: As someone who strongly questioned why Ant-Man deserved his own movie as a seemingly “bottom of the barrel” superhero, I can now say I’m glad Marvel felt much differently than I did. Turns out this little guy comfortably swimming outside the mainstream can pack quite a big punch. Continue reading Dissecting Ant-Man

Film Review: Irrational Man

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Irrational Man is Woody Allen finding a nice middle ground between his comedy and crime genres to pretty good results. Continue reading Film Review: Irrational Man

Film Review: Paper Towns

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Like the idea of Margo Roth Spiegelman, the idea of Paper Towns is much better than the thing itself. Continue reading Film Review: Paper Towns

Is Inside Out Receiving Too Much Praise?

InsideOutInside Out has received overwhelming praise, but how does the film stack up against the best Pixar films? Grant and Zac discuss.

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Movie Prep: Paper Towns by John Green

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Similar to my experience with The Fault in Our Stars, it took a trailer for an upcoming movie adaptation to finally get me interested in reading the obnoxiously popular books of John Green. Also similar to The Fault in Our Stars: I find myself outside the fandom once the pages are done turning. Continue reading Movie Prep: Paper Towns by John Green

Film Review: Trainwreck

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When deciding between the Trainwreck and Ant-Man screenings this week the choice was easy seeing as Amy Schumer should easily destroy a man who shrinks in size when he gets action. Yet, as funny as it is, Trainwreck isn’t quite the sure thing I expected it to be. Continue reading Film Review: Trainwreck

Film Review: Tangerine

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Tangerine is full of energy and is able to propel itself past the fact that one of its leads is borderline insufferable for the majority of the runtime. Continue reading Film Review: Tangerine

Film Review: Magic Mike XXL

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Magic Mike XXL might be a perfect sequel; keeping what worked best, ramping up what people want most, and reworking a few little things to make it all just right. Continue reading Film Review: Magic Mike XXL

Film Review: Terminator Genisys

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Now that we’re down the sequel road quite a bit in the Terminator series it’s hard not to tell Arnold to maybe get lost somewhere along the scenic route as he makes good on his iconic “I’ll be back” catchphrase. Do I really want to see a past-his-prime action star trying to relieve his youth on screen? Do I, Harrison Ford? Not really. The thing is, Terminator: Genisys shows that sometimes the old coming back can be a good thing. Continue reading Film Review: Terminator Genisys

Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a horrendous film, with its protagonist easily being one of the worst characters I have ever had to endure on the big screen. Continue reading Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl