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Oct 31 2019

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) – Movie Review

Sometimes, it’s possible to be overwhelmed by being underwhelmed. Writer/director/star Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn – apparently a passion project for him since first reading the novel upon which it was based – strikes this curious tone, wanting to mean more and showing marvelous work underneath its ho-hum surface. Much of this comes from the sporadic […]
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Jul 20 2017

First Kill

Two words come to mind when thinking about First Kill; they’re two words that have gained traction of late, and I’m hesitant to use them. However, nothing can sum this movie up better than these two words, and they are “toxic masculinity.” It’s a fitting phrase which encompasses the learned behaviors of men who see […]
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Aug 22 2014

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Frank Miller’s sprawling tales of Sin City (that’s “Basin City” with the “Ba” shot to hell on the road sign at the city limits) are constructed from the hard-boiled and the heartbroken. The sleazy and the sordid. The soulless and the virtuous. The righteous and the wicked. As Denzel Washington said in the film Glory, […]
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Jul 19 2013

Red 2

A good sequel should expand upon the original, going places where the original didn’t go and further exploring its characters. Lazy sequels seem to merely take everything good about the original, repackage it with new locales and new actors, and hope to hell that some of us won’t notice that it’s same movie all over […]
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Mar 28 2013

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

(This review was originally published on March 28, 2013 at Reel Film News) If I were to tell you about a movie in which the President of the United States is held hostage inside his own compound while a criminal mastermind has his way with our country’s nuclear arsenal, you might think I was rehashing […]
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Feb 14 2013

A Good Day To Die Hard

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on February 14, 2013.) In 1979, author Roderick Thorp released a novel titled Nothing Lasts Forever, a story about ex-NYPD detective Joe Leland visiting his daughter in her high-rise office building during her Christmas party. The party is interrupted by terrorists with a heavy political agenda, and […]
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