Tag Archives: Charlize Theron

Long Shot (2019) Review

AN AMUSING POLITICAL SATIRE ROM-COM   In the plethora of cinematic subgenres of theatrical motion pictures, the usage of romantic comedies (i.e. rom-coms) has always been a primary / fundamental “cog in the machine” for the industry driving machine of Hollywood. While the passing of decades and era of feature films has changed with the current culture of the nation,

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Atomic Blonde (2017) Review

JANE WICK   In 2014, the action genre of the movie world had an intriguing newest addition with the motion picture John Wick. The movie, which starred Keanu Reeves and was directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, followed the story of John Wick as a one-man army against the Russian mob for stealing his car and killing his dog. Surprisingly,

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The Fate of the Furious (2017) Review

ANOTHER WILD AND ENTERTAINING RIDE   Back in 2015, Furious 7 raced into theaters and brought with it new level of box office success to the long running Fast and the Furious franchise. While the franchise has grown, evolving into an interesting dynamic aspect beyond the earlier entries of merely street racing, one of the main interest in viewers seeing

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Kubo and the Two Strings Review

IF YOU MUST BLINK….DO IT NOW!   While Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, and Illumination Entertainment jostled for position as the “dominating powerhouse” of animation features, Laika Entertainment, a stop-motion animation company has been producing cartoon films and building a steady reputation for the quality and care of their movie’s presentation, including features like ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, and Coraline. While other animated

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War Review

BEWARE THE FROZEN HEART   After the success of Disney’s 2010 Alice in Wonderland, the movie studios of Hollywood started to revive and reimaging famous fairy tale stories through a new cinematic lens. In the 2012, two films offered two very distinct takes on the story of Snow White. While Mirror, Mirror (directed by Tarsem Singh) was a lighter and

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Dark Places Review

NO SHINING LIGHT FOR DARK PLACES Last year, director David Fincher released the movie Gone Girl, a book to screen adapation from author Gillian Flynn. Moviegoers everywhere followed the story Nick Dunne as he pieced together the disappearance of his wife Amy, while also trying to clear his name of being the prime suspect in his missing wife’s case. With

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