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Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches

Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches
Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel’s Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches The God of Thunder is back in action, but he’s certainly not the same old Thor (Chris Hemsworth). Gone are the golden tressed locks, Asgardian armor, and the mighty Mjolnir. He’s still a mythic hero, but throws as many punch lines as actual punches. Thor: Ragnarok is a major stylistic... Read More

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker
Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker Motion capture legend Andy Serkis steps behind the camera for Breathe. His directorial debut is not a special effects juggernaut, but a warm and uplifting film about love conquering tragedy. Breathe is the remarkable true story of Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield). He transcended debilitating paralysis with the steadfast support of his loving... Read More

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