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Extraction (2020) Review

HARD-HITTING BLOCKBUSTER ACTION HEADS TO THE SMALL SCREEN REALM   Military action movies have been a prime staple within the action film genre. Exploring various branches of the military (army, navy, air force, SEALS, etc.), these movies are primarily focused (much like the genre itself) on action premise, relying on tried and true aesthetics of military action / violence to

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Men in Black: International (2019) Review

A FAR FROM STELLAR SPIN-OFF / REBOOT ENDEAVOR   Back in 1997, Men in Black debuted in theaters; inviting moviegoers to partake in an amusing and silly entertainment that blended sci-fi aspects with late 90s action / comedy nuances. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Men in Black, which starred musician / actor Will Smith and actor Tommy Lee Jones follows the

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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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