Woody Harrelson

Jun 26 2017

Review: “War For The Planet Of The Apes”

Director Matt Reeves and crew continue to astonish with the ostensible conclusion to a franchise that started as a respectable revitalization and proceeded to surpass all expectations as the best iconic prequel series of recent memory. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” was a fantastic action movie, a fluid fusion of practical and digital […]
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Jun 9 2016

Now You See Me 2

Friends of mine know I’m a sucker for magic; from even the simplest matchstick party gags to the most complex setups seen on Vegas stages, I appreciate good sleight-of-hand and misdirection. (You could probably correlate this with my film reviewing capabilities, but let’s be civil and not go there.) My first reaction to 2013’s magic-central […]
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Feb 26 2016

Triple 9

Director John Hillcoat  (“Lawless”) takes a page from David Ayer’s playbook with his dim perspective of law enforcement in the violent crime thriller “Triple 9”, which follows a gang of bank robbers embroiled in a heist that spirals out of control. A multi-character drama with talent to spare, Hillcoat’s foray into the urban jungle proves an invigorating […]
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Nov 19 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Confession time. I was dismissive about The Hunger Games as a film. Here we go again with everything wanting to capitalize on Twilight’s success, with young adult novels about forbidden love under strange circumstances being given cinematic life. Didn’t mean I had to like it. Well, as chance would have it, I didn’t like the […]
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Dec 6 2013

Out of the Furnace

I often gripe – probably too much – about films in which the characters are not adequately developed. Such is not the case with “Out of the Furnace”, the new film from director Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart”), though I suppose it would be hard for a filmmaker to come up empty with the likes of […]
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Nov 22 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Note: There are a few spoilers from the first “Hunger Games” film in this review, so if you haven’t seen it, I recommend you do so before watching “Catching Fire”. Last year’s “The Hunger Games”, which was based on the first novel in the trilogy by Suzanne Collins, was bound to be a huge hit […]
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