Dissecting Arrival: Heptapod for Dummies

Arrival brings an intelligence and a beauty that is often lacking from Science Fiction films, but do potential plot holes and contradictions prevent it from being one of the best? SPOILERS ABOUND!

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Film Review: Arrival

They came, they saw, they conquered… the ability to communicate with humanity through plate glass windows. The alien invaders have arrived?

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Film Review: Southpaw

Southpaw gets a couple of things right around a solid Jake Gyllenhaal performance, but its misery porn laden mess of a script sinks most everything going for it.

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Film Review: Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace is a fantastic second film from Scott Cooper and features a ton of great performances led by Christian Bale.

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Film Review: Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Lee Daniels’ The Butler is an engaging look through our nation’s racial history, but tries to cram in too much and often focuses on the wrong story over the course of its run time.

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For Your Renting Pleasure

That’s right, my write-up for rentals has changed yet again.  This time around (and hopefully I will stick to it this time) I will write up little blurbs about the movies I have seen in the past week on Fridays, giving you suggestions for what to pick up and what to avoid when considering what […]

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Review: Repo Men

Repo Men is a ridiculous movie, but there is a lot of fun to be had and if you give yourself over to the insanity of it all it is a fairly entertaining flick. Remy is a repo man, a repo man of human organs in this world in the future where a company called, […]

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Review: Where The Wild Things Are

Spike Jonze’s long delayed adaptation of the beloved novel Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak finally has hit the screens and the results are more or less wonderful on every level. Our hero is Max, a young nine year old with a wild side that can emerge from his everyday child hood demeanor […]

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