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Jun 5 2024

Bad Boys: Ride or Die – Movie Review

The fun doesn’t stop with Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) in their latest buddy-cop sequel, Bad Boys: Ride or Die. Not even its serious-as-a-heart-attack (pun kinda intended – there’s one of those in the movie) stakes that threaten to ruin our beloved characters can halt how much oomph directing partners Adil […]
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Dec 16 2016

Collateral Beauty

The Wikipedia entry for Collateral Beauty prior to its release summarized the film thusly: “When a successful New York advertising executive suffers from a great tragedy, he retreats from life. When their business suffers, his coworkers conspire to make him look crazy, in an effort to discredit him and keep their jobs.” The first sentence […]
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Aug 3 2016

Suicide Squad

A film critic’s task is to rate a movie on its strengths and weaknesses. Of course, when it comes to comic book adaptations, knowing the source material can add to the experience, but it can also color the experience for better or worse. Let’s get this out of the way: I know nothing about DC […]
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Dec 23 2015

Concussion

A million debates about a deflated football, but you’ll hardly hear anything about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the controversy at the center of Peter Landesman’s sports-med biopic “Concussion”. I suppose a testament to America’s obsession with the sport, it took an immigrant with no real knowledge of it to expose what should have been obvious: that thousands of blows to the […]
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Feb 27 2015

Focus

In “Focus”, Will Smith plays a con man who falls for his apprentice, a gifted pickpocket played by stunning “Wolf of Wall Street” star Margot Robbie. Kind of like 2009’s corporate espionage flick “Duplicity”, the lead characters play hard to get with each other while engaging in what I assume is meant to be a sexy, enticing […]
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