Category Archives: Film

The Commuter – Film Review

For insurance agent Michael McCauley (Liam Neeson), every work day starts the same. At exactly 6:00 am, the bedside alarm rudely interrupts the silence and turns on the all news, all-the-time, radio station. McCauley drags himself out of bed, gets ready for work, makes sure his son is ready for school, then, come rain, sun, […]

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Insidious: The Last Key – Film Review

Insidious: The Last Key is the fourth episode in the Insidious franchise. Knowing that what began in 2010 was then concluded with Chapter 2 in 2013, the casual viewer might be wondering, how come there’s a Chapter 4 and where does it fit in? Quick primer; Chapter 3, released in 2015, was a prequel. So […]

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The Post – Film Review

It begins with a symphony of noise. 1966. Vietnam. To indicate a musical sound associated with the war, Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Green River plays as soldiers lock and load.  In truth, the song was never released until ‘69, yet the sound fits. After the explosions that run through the jungle, the noise of three powerful machines […]

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The Top 10 Best Films of 2017

Making a list of the best films of the year and putting them in some kind of respectable order has always been difficult. How can you really compare a film like Get Out and say it’s better or not quite as good as Coco? You can’t. Not if you consider yourself a genuine follower of […]

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Molly’s Game – Film Review

“This is a true story,” explains Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) in a lengthy, opening, voice-over narration, “But except for my own, I’ve changed all the names and done my best to obscure identities for reasons that’ll be clear.” Then comes the introduction. “I’m Molly Bloom.” If you’re unclear as to who Molly Bloom is, and […]

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All the Money in the World – Film Review

In case current events are not a priority, here’s what happened. By October of this year, filming for All the Money in the World was complete. Actor Kevin Spacey, who had played the role of J. Paul Getty in the film and was presumably getting ready for his next project, was suddenly accused of sexual […]

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