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[Review] – ‘A Cure for Wellness’

February 26, 2017

Review: A Cure for Wellness sets itself up as an urban morality tale without much morality or much of a tale. It is 146 minutes of pure misjudged enterprise, desperately – and I mean desperately – in need of the fantastical to ...


Review: Surfers are traded in for extreme sports athletes in this barely average remake displaying Luke Bracey’s Johnny Utah as he goes undercover to catch Edgar Ramirez’s gang of thrill seekers, whom seek to do many dang...


[Review] – ‘The Fifth Wave’

February 5, 2016

Review: The Fifth Wave is the next in a long line of “Young Adult” novels turned movies, which have mostly been a plague on cinema over the past 15 years. Is Fifth Wave the death knell of a genre that a lot of people are waitin...


[Review] – ‘Experimenter’

October 29, 2015

Review: Imagine for a moment that you are a screenwriter. The story you are telling centers on a maverick. A man who was willing to bend some rules to get at what he considered to be important. In so doing, he pissed off a lot ...


[Review] – ‘Solace’

September 14, 2015

Review: In a previous paper, I extolled the necessity of watching the first movie of a new director on the market. ‘Solace’ is sadly the best example that I am wrong. Alfonso Poyart was lucky enough to leave the humble producti...


Review: Many years from now, when scholars are writing about Hollywood circa 2015, they will discuss the transition from the Scorsese/Spielberg generation to younger filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson and David O. Russell. Th...