Tag Archives: Chris Hemsworth

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Review

A LOVER LETTER TO THE FILM NOIR OF YESTERYEAR   While usually film directors are famed and well-known in the world of filmmaking, screenwriter Drew Goddard is starting to blossom into his own, living his personal “mark” on the industry on both the big and small screen of Hollywood endeavors. Beginning his career as a television writer for acclaimed TV

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12 Strong (2018) Review

A STEADFAST (YET SLIGHTLY GENERIC) MILTARY BIO PIC   On September 11th, 2001, the entire nation of the United States faced an imaginable horror; an act of terrorism, which was a coordinated attack from the Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda. In New York City, two commercial airplanes (American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175) were hijacked and rammed into

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Review

RAGNAROK HAS ARRIVED (AND IT’S A BLAST)   Tell me, Captain, do you know where Thor and Banner are right now?” was the line in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War that mentioned these two Marvel superhero characters since their last time featured in a MCU movie (Avengers: Age of Ultron). While Captain America: Civil War was indeed a

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Ghostbusters (2016) Review

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? A NEW TEAM.   Everyone knows the words “If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! If there’s something weird and it don’t look good, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I ain’t afraid of no ghost…etc.”. Such is the iconic song (sung by Ray Parker. Jr) from the 80’s movie Ghostbusters. Debuting

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Thor: The Dark World Review

A SEQUEL IN THE DARK WORLD   Another movie review from my old blog that has come to light. Enjoy! Whether by Odin’s Beard or by Thor’s Hammer, 2011’s Thor, a fantastical “Fish Out of Water” tale that is part fantasy, part science fiction, part mythology, and part superhero film had its skeptics and naysayers, but ultimately prevailed over them

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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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