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Only the Brave Review: A Heartbreaking Tale of Courage

Only the Brave Review: A Heartbreaking Tale of Courage
Only the Brave Review: A Heartbreaking Tale of Courage The story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots is as pertinent today as it was in 2013. As I write this review, CNN is broadcasting from the horrific wildfires in Northern California. Thirty-one are confirmed dead with entire neighborhoods lost, including the homes of the first responders and firefighters battling the fiery... Read More

Marshall Review: Chadwick Boseman Shines as Civil Rights Legend

Marshall Review: Chadwick Boseman Shines as Civil Rights Legend
Marshall Review: Chadwick Boseman Shines as Civil Rights Legend Thurgood Marshall was a titan of the civil rights movement. He began his career as the sole lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall argued pivotal racial equality cases, most importantly, the landmark Brown vs. The Board of Education in 1954; which desegregated schools in the United States. Marshall became the first black... Read More

James Bond Needs To Fix Its Villain Problem

James Bond Needs To Fix Its Villain Problem
At the start of Inglorious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino’s frenetic Nazi-hunter drama/black comedy, Christoph Waltz, playing the role of Colonel Hans Landa, orchestrates one of the most striking and atmospheric openings to a film in recent memory. As an SS officer nicknamed “The Jew Hunter” sniffing for victims in rural France, he is taut, charming, menacing and hypnotic. A barely-hidden psychopathy dwelling... Read More

Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Dark Odyssey Flirts with Greatness

Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Dark Odyssey Flirts with Greatness
Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Dark Odyssey Flirts with Greatness Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 is a towering sequel to the science fiction classic. It is visually spellbinding, a dark odyssey that flirts with greatness; but doesn’t quite reach the lofty peak of sci-fi masterpiece status. Some parts are beyond exceptional. The exploration of artificial intelligence, what it means to... Read More

Country music stars, fans band together after Las Vegas shooting: We won’t let ‘fear take over’ 

Country music stars, fans band together after Las Vegas shooting: We won’t let ‘fear take over’ 
Country music’s biggest stars and fans are standing united in the face of the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. A crazed gunman took the lives of at least 59 people and injured more than 500 innocent country music fans at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The tight-knit country music community immediately came... Read More

Mountain Between Us Review: A Savage Romance Survival Story

Mountain Between Us Review: A Savage Romance Survival Story
Mountain Between Us Review: A Savage Romance Survival Story The Mountain Between Us is the film adaptation of the novel by Charles Martin. It is a tale of survival and romance under brutal winter conditions. The overall narrative of the story is fairly simple. What keeps this movie from becoming a saccharine melodrama is raw star power and brilliant cinematography.... Read More