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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Saving Mr. Banks Review

By: Carl Cottingham On April 24, 1964, Walt Disney and his studio released the musical fantasy Mary Poppins onto the general public. It was hailed as an instant classic upon its release, a timeless fairy-tale about a magical nanny the likes of which children of all ages have adored for fifty-years. It h...
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Don Jon Review

By: Kevin T. Keeling In all honesty, I was going into this movie expecting garbage. I was expecting a Guys movie with a bit of Romance Flare thrown in. So, I really did not have an interest in the plot or the characters or events of the story. It is rare that I do this, outside ...
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Insidious Chapter 2 Review

By: Kevin T. Keeling Okay, first things first, I loved the first Insidious movie. I thought it was very subtle in its horror, it came off as low-budget effects but not cheap, there was comedic moments but they were not the focus of the film. All in all, I thought it was one of the best ...
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Man of Steel Review

By: Kevin T. Keeling First, I just want to say that watching a movie in the same room as the actors who starred in is a very surreal experience. It is hard to explain, but it almost feel invasive and voyeuristic. (I got to attend the World Premiere for Man of Steel. There I said ...
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Days of Heaven – Retro Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo The most tragic part about director Terrence Malick’s Days of Heaven (1978) is that there is no clear antagonist, no villainous figure to blame for the crushed hopes and broken hearts. Each character of the unstable love triangle at the film’s core is portrayed with con...
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