CHILD OF GOD REVIEW

By: Anthony Zangrillo Written and directed by James Franco, Child of God will undoubtedly disturb most viewers; however this very respectful adaptation combines powerful imagery in order to establish a reprehensible individual, which may invoke feelings of sympathy in some audience members. This seeming...
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The Raid 2: Berandal Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo In 2011, Gareth Evans made The Raid. A nippy 100-minute film that gave us probably the best action sequences choreographed in the last decade. The greatest thing about The Raid was that it didn’t take any compromises, heads were cracked open, limbs were broken and unlike most actio...
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Bad Words Review

By: Kevin T. Keeling Bad Words examines two extremes of parenting. The first is the total engagement of parents in a child’s life. While the second is the complete uninvolvement of a parent in their child’s life. The movie follows Jason Bateman’s character, Guy Trilby, who has found an...
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Labor Day Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo As I walked into the screening theatre for Labor Day, I was greeted by a host handing out promotional pocket tissues, letting me know that this movie was “a real tear-jerker.” Provided Jason Reitman’s history of tackling smart, self-aware comedies (Juno, Young Adult), I found it od...
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” reboots one of Tom Clancy’s most iconic characters in an exciting, suspense thriller. In Jack Ryan’s fifth outing, he is portrayed by Chris Pine from the recent “Star Trek” films. Previously, Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, and Ben Affleck have all taken on...
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