Maze Runner: The Death Cure Review: One Last Try Works Out Well

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In this final installment in the Maze Runner trilogy, Maze Runner:The Death Cure impresses with visuals, action sequences, and amazing performances from its cast. However, the film stays consistent in the same level of dialogue and an uneven balance of the plot, which keeps it at the edge of being the most unique film in ...

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Why ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Deserves Best Picture

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the NY Times ScreenTalk series with the cast of Call Me By Your Name, a film that has been making the festival rounds since Sundance ‘17 and is now, finally, about to make its wide release. I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is one of, ...

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‘Justice League’ Review: All In, But Not All Together

Monday, November 20, 2017

The rapid mishmash of action and surprising comedy in Justice League left me wondering about this new tone of the DC Extended Universe. Certain parts of the film, such as the plot and specific characters, even left me slightly saddened by the direction of the film. However, Justice League is still a great film that ...

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‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Review

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, directed by Matthew Vaughn, comes three years after its predecessor Kingsman: The Secret Service. With how well-received the first one was, it’s natural to be wary of whether a sequel could recapture what made the original great, while not just being a simple retread. Well, the Kingsman sequel lived up to ...

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Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack Review

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack finds Destiny (Christine Prosperi) in a bit of a pickle. As the captain of the three-time national championship team “The Rebels,” she has got a lot on her plate between practices, friendships, cheer routines, and enemies. That’s right, being the captain of a widely celebrated cheer team comes at a ...

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‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Review: A Rightful End to a Film Trilogy

Friday, August 11, 2017

This third installment in this Planet of the Apes prequel-ish trilogy is deeply layered in emotion, relationships, and gives the importance of unity—a rightful end to a film trilogy. The complex characterizations, well-paced plot, moving music, and the incredibly intricate special effects reveal the true essence of humanity through a society of highly intelligent apes.  The ...

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