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Film Review: “The Purge: Election Year” is only slightly less terrible than Donald Trump

I’ll be the first one to admit, The Purge: Election Year has an extraordinarily great marketing campaign. Tying the film in to the Donald Trump related “Make America Great Again” slogan by having the tagline for this one be “Keep America Great” is clever, timely, and worth praising. Unfortunately, nothing else about this movie is. […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (★★★)

The franchise has finally come to an end. What began in The Hunger Games and begun wrapping up with the unnecessarily bifurcated The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is now over. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 suffers from being only part of a whole, but it’s the superior part, heavy on tension […]

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Film Review: Spectre (★★★)

In many ways, the modern incarnation of the James Bond character has finally collided with the classic 007 in Spectre. The result isn’t nearly the success that Casino Royale or Skyfall was, though this Bond flick is not without its charms (and much better than Quantum of Solace). Daniel Craig is more at ease with […]

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George Miller might direct ‘Man of Steel 2’

If ever there was a juice rumor to marinate on for the weekend, it’s this one. Apparently, not only is George Miller potentially staying with Warner Brothers for his follow up to Mad Max: Fury Road, he might even be getting a chance to finally play with Superman. Yes, reports have floated the possibility that […]

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Colin Trevorrow officially will direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

After some speculation that just this announcement was headed our way, Lucasfilm has confirmed in a Press Release from D23 that a director has been chosen for Star Wars: Episode IX. The choice? Well, it’s the rumored pick who was initially up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, none other than Colin Trevorrow. As I’ve […]

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Film Review: Fantastic Four (★★)

Considering the pretty low bar set by the first two (or technically three) films featuring these comic book characters, this new version of Fantastic Four only needed to be average in order to easily surpass them. Sadly, this is barely able to reach that goal, offering up as mediocre a superhero flick as I’ve seen […]

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Film Review: Ant-Man (★★★)

Now more than ever, I really wish that we could have seen what Edgar Wright had planned for Ant-Man. Throughout the version that is hitting screens, we see tons of hints at what his vision was for the diminutive superhero. Of course, even though Wright stepped away from directorial duties after disagreements with Marvel, Wright […]