Tag Archives: Morgan Freeman

Angel Has Fallen (2019) Review

A PASSABLE “NO GUTS, NO GLORY” THREEQUEL   It’s been several years since movie character Mike Banning displayed his big-screen heroics and larger-than-life bravado in his Fallen (or Has Fallen as some are calling it) action saga. Beginning back in 2013 with the release of the movie Olympus Has Fallen, the story centers around Mike Banning, a former 75th Ranger

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Brian Banks (2019) Review

AN INSPIRATIONAL (YET STANDARD) BIOPIC DRAMA   Nowadays, biopic drama movies have become all the rage, with many Hollywood studios fascinated with the framing work of these endeavors. While not breaking new cinematic ground, biopic movies showcase a person (or person) or a particular event that shaped to be something of value; be it tragedy, inspirational, or just simply a

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Going in Style (2017) Review

A BLAND HEIST CAPPER   As many now know, the current trend of the major Hollywood studios is to looking towards the past for film ideas rather than striving forward. Yes, I’m talking about the somewhat direction that Hollywood is going through in its plethora of remakes and reboots. Ranging from big to small named ones and pulling from both

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Ben-Hur (2016) Review

AN UNNECESSARY “SWORD AND SANDAL” REMAKE   The biblical tale of Ben-Hur or rather “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ” (as it is officially called) has been hailed as “the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century”. Written by author Lew Wallace and published in 1880, the story recounts the adventures of Judah Ben-Hur, a fictional Jewish prince from

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Ted 2 Review

MACFARLANE’S SEQUEL IS FUNNY, BUT IS OVERSTUFFED AND UNECESSARY Duplicating a hit is hard. In terms of a cinematic feature films, creating a movie sequel to a hit is harder. Back in 2012, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane presented moviegoers with the raunchy comedy movie Ted, a film that followed the R-rated misadventures of a magical talking teddy bear (Ted) and

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