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[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...


[Review] – ‘Sinister 2’

August 31, 2015

Review: Ah, yes, the inevitable and almighty horror movie sequel for 2012’s SINISTER has arrived in the form of SINISTER 2: SINISTER-ER. Just kidding about the subtitle, it’s just Sinister 2. Horror has a strange cost-effect ra...


[Review] – ‘Southpaw’

August 3, 2015

Review: Boxer Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) emerges from his Light-Heavy Weight Championship fight victorious albeit battered and bloody. During a charity event Billy is taunted by an eager contender. A scuffle ensues and shots ...