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(Review) Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant. The Alien franchise is a tumultuous one. While Alien and Aliens are considered classics, Alien3 and Alien Resurrection are not as positively remembered. And then we have Prometheus, which wasn’t even marketed as part of the franchise but was a sneaky prequel, which brought up more … Continue reading

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Review: Life (2017)

Life. This movie had a lot going for it, aside from its horrible name. The fact that I have to keep referencing it as the “new Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds movie” isn’t a good sign. Wasn’t Life a followup to Planet … Continue reading

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Review: Ex Machina (2015)

Ex Machina. This movie has been on a lot of folks’ “best of” lists this year and I somehow missed it, so I just recently caught it on bluray and thought I’d pass on my thoughts. The gist. Caleb (Domhnall … Continue reading

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Review: Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys. The Terminator franchise has a somewhat troubled past, with its last two outings (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Terminator Salvation) being relative flops. It’s also really difficult to make a franchise based on time travel, since … Continue reading

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Review: Chappie

Chappie. This is the third film from Neill Blomkamp, who directed District 9 and Elysium. I enjoyed both of these movies a lot, so this third movie had a lot of momentum for me. But each movie has focused on … Continue reading

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Review: Jupiter Ascending

Jupiter Ascending. There was a lot of hype about this movie, as it’s directed by the Wachowskis, who directed The Matrix back in 1999. That’s really been their only solid movie though, so expectations were pretty low. And to add … Continue reading

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Review: The One I Love

The One I Love. Here’s the thing. This movie is best seen without any context. One of my buddies (shoutout to Narek) just told me to see it. And I went onto Netflix and gave it a shot. If you’re … Continue reading

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