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Review: First Man (2018)

First Man. This is the third film by director Damien Chazelle, following Whiplash and La La Land. While those two shared a common theme of music, this movie is a tad more unrelated. The gist. Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) is working at … Continue reading

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Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Bad Times at the El Royale. In this film written and directed by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, Marvel’s Daredevil), we follow a small group of strangers who all convene at the El Royale, a hotel that straddles the … Continue reading

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Review: A Star is Born (2018)

A Star is Born. This movie was a bit of an x-factor for me. I wasn’t sure if it’d be incredible or if it would tank. It features Bradley Cooper not only as a singer but he’s also behind the … Continue reading

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Review: A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor. It’s going to be hard to beat Searching when it comes to the “someone goes missing and isn’t quite what you thought they were” genre. But A Simple Favor is going to try, leaning in to the … Continue reading

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Review: The Predator (2018)

The Predator. The original Predator is a classic and one of my personal favorite monster films. The sequels have been a little iffy though, including the two Aliens vs. Predator movies. This most recent sequel has a lot of ground … Continue reading

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Review: Peppermint

Peppermint. Jennifer Garner got her first break in the action drama Alias so it’s nice to see her returning to her badass roots. This rated-R bloodbath is quite different than her other recent outings, so does it succeed? The gist. Riley … Continue reading

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Review: Kin (2018)

Kin. I didn’t really have high hopes going into Kin. It’s based on a short film made by the co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker, who garnered the attention of some big financiers and were able to recreate it as a full-length movie. … Continue reading

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