Dissecting The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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Peter Jackson brings his Hobbit trilogy to a close with The Battle of the Five Armies, and it is the hardest to call a singular film in this new trilogy. Continue reading Dissecting The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Film Review: Zero Motivation

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Zero Motivation is a subversive look at the prestigious Israeli Military and a funny tale of female friendship. Continue reading Film Review: Zero Motivation

Film Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a promising feature debut, full of style, amazing music and an inspired take on the vampire genre.

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Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Mockingjay Part 1Don’t get me wrong, I love The Hunger Games series. However, I equally hate books being broken down into multiple movies. So as much as it pains me to say it, it comes as little surprise that on its own, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 just doesn’t get the job done. Continue reading Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Film Review: Foxcatcher

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Foxcatcher is an actors’ showcase that might need to decide what it wants to be about, and who it wants to be about.
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Dissecting Interstellar: Love, Wormholes and Robots

InterstellarSky-high expectations and marketing oversaturation could leave some audiences disappointed, but Interstellar still does plenty to amaze viewers. Continue reading Dissecting Interstellar: Love, Wormholes and Robots

Dissecting Big Hero 6

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Big Hero 6 is Disney’s best animated film in years, with a great pro science message that kids need to experience as much as they need to meet Baymax. Continue reading Dissecting Big Hero 6

Film Review: Force Majeure

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Force Majeure is an interesting look into a family’s dynamics after a near tragedy exposes sides of their psyches that forces them to reevaluate everything. Continue reading Film Review: Force Majeure

Film Review: Interstellar

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Interstellar is at its best when playing with science, as Christopher Nolan propels his cautionary tale with his always solid filmmaking. Continue reading Film Review: Interstellar

Film Review: Young Ones

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Young Ones is a superb showcase of Jake Paltrow’s visual and world building skills, but misses hard on the character and story as he overstuffs and rushes his film. Continue reading Film Review: Young Ones