Category Archives: 5 Stars

Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One. I wasn’t a big fan of the trailers for Ready Player One, with the effects looking unfinished and the pop culture references seeming forced. People were excited though, so I knew I had to give it a … Continue reading

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Review: Molly’s Game

Molly’s Game. This movie has a lot going for it, including Jessica Chastain with a very complicated role and giving screenwriter Aaron Sorkin his first directorial effort. If you don’t recognize Sorkin’s name, he’s responsible for writing films like The … Continue reading

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Review: The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman. I’m a sucker for musicals, let me just put that out there first. So this whole review is coming from someone that doesn’t mind spontaneous singing and choreographed routines. I don’t mind metaphorical locations and drastic leaps … Continue reading

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Review: The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water. Guillermo Del Toro has an up and down record with me. Some of his stuff is amazing, like Pan’s Labyrith or the Hellboy films. Other movies like Crimson Peak and even Pacific Rim were lackluster to … Continue reading

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Review: Coco (2017)

Coco. I have a soft spot for Pixar films, as they’ve managed to consistently knock it out of the park (aside from a few misses like The Good Dinosaur). With Coco, they have to walk a fine line, of telling … Continue reading

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Review: Wind River (2017)

Wind River. I almost passed this movie up. It seemed bleak but what caught my attention is that it was written by Taylor Sheridan, who also wrote Sicario and Hell or High Water, though this is the first time Sheridan … Continue reading

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Review: The Big Sick

The Big Sick. I was finally able to catch The Big Sick, just as it’s starting to leave theaters after a limited run. But let me tell you this, before we get into it, you need to find the nearest … Continue reading

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