Category Archives: Film

Super Troopers 2 – Film Review

How time flies when you’re having fun. Then, after seventeen years, there’s a sequel to Super Troopers. It would be easy to come up with one of those snarky film reviewer quips, like; after seventeen years, it’s the sequel no one was waiting for. That would be really easy. But it would also be wrong. […]

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Rampage – Film Review

Keeping in mind that those most excited about seeing Dwayne Johnson’s big screen video-game adaptation of Rampage have little interest in reading any kind of lengthy analysis or film critique longer than a few sentences, let’s go straight to the heart of the matter. Rampage is an awful film. Really. If all you want to […]

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The Miracle Season – Film Review

If you recall director Sean McNamara’s 2011 biographical drama, Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board, it won’t be difficult to see the connection with his new film, The Miracle Season. They’re not the same story, but the formula is definitely there, and The Miracle Season […]

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Blockers – Film Review

Those who greenlight movies love a single sentence pitch. It’s easy to understand and it wastes no time at the table. This is probably how the meeting went. “Okay, so it’s prom night, and three parents do whatever they can to stop their daughters from having sex after it’s discovered the girls have made a […]

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Ready Player One – Film Review

It was director Steven Spielberg himself who made the distinction. When introducing his new science fiction adventure, Ready Player One at the 25th SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 11 he stated that what audiences were about to see was not a film. It was a movie. A hardcore, popcorn, multiplex, white-knuckle ride […]

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The Death of Stalin – Film Review

Director and writer Armando Ianucci’s politcal comic satire, The Death of Stalin, is probably more noteworthy for those who will not be able see the film than those who will. US audiences are limited at best, and if filmgoers in smaller markets have an interest, it’s more than likely they won’t find a theatre at […]

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