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Sep 8 2016

Sully

Exquisitely acted, masterfully edited, beautifully scored, and strikingly shot, Sully is Clint Eastwood’s best directorial effort since Unforgiven. Given the subject matter – the emergency water landing in the Hudson River executed by Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffery Skiles in January 2009 – it could have easily turned out as a “rubbernecking movie,” where […]
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Mar 4 2016

London Has Fallen

The bromance continues between the Commander-In-Chief (Aaron Eckhart) and his trusty guardian (Gerard Butler) as the West Wing heads east to face another terror attack from the usual suspects in “London Has Fallen”. To compare the scripts of 2013‘s “Olympus Has Fallen” (a.k.a., “Fuqua’s Mulligan”) and its sequel, “London Has Fallen” (a.k.a.,“Olympus Has Moved Overseas […]
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Jan 24 2014

I, Frankenstein

A monumental waste of time (if the trailer was somehow not sufficient enough warning), “I, Frankenstein” is a bungled attempt to incorporate Mary Shelley’s monstrous creation into a yarn involving a centuries-old battle between gargoyles and demons, most of the time abandoning the very mythos that would have made the film marginally interesting in the […]
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Mar 21 2013

Olympus Has Fallen

(This review was originally published on March 21, 2013 at Reel Film News) In my opinion, criticizing a movie just for being clichéd has become something of a copout, even though it’s increasingly difficult to resist doing so, kind of like condemning the plot of an action flick for being implausible. Still, I swore I’d […]
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