Max Martini

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Jan 15 2016

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – Eddie’s Review

With non-fiction-based films like Lone Survivor and 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, I often wonder what the point of these films are. Is it to show the courage and bravery of the American soldier under extreme duress? Is it to give the American public a glimpse into the lives of the people paying […]
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Jan 14 2016

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Somewhere along the campaign trail, Paramount decided to give Michael Bay’s new Benghazi chronicle a relatively quiet mid-January dump-off among the likes of Universal’s “Ride Along 2” and next week’s “Dirty Grandpa” from Lionsgate. I ask: If the studio was so frugal about  marketing because they’re afraid the film is going to alienate Clinton supporters—a sizable demographic–then […]
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Mar 31 2014

Sabotage

David Ayer may well have cornered the market on films about corrupt law enforcement, but his latest effort, the ultra-violent “Sabotage”, feels more like it was made by a first-time director with something to prove than the seasoned veteran behind such absorbing cop dramas as 2008′s “Street Kings” and 2012′s “End of Watch”. With very […]
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Jul 14 2013

Pacific Rim

Each week in this season of mega-budget movies I’ve come a little closer to making the comment, “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen ‘em all”. Of course, that would be a major backslide for me as a critic (I’m still trying to dial down my use of the word “cliché” in my reviews), but as […]
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