Tag Archives: Neil Burger

The Upside (2019) Review

A POIGNANT (YET FLAT) HOLLYWOOD REMAKE   Hollywood is still fascinated with remakes and it’s a paradoxical thing for major motion picture studios to “bank” on when crafting feature length movies. The idea of reimagining a cinematic narrative and repurposing it for a new modern moviegoing audience is something that seems to work, especially in the profitable eyes of film

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Divergent Review

A GOOD, BUT FAMILIAR START   Vampires, werewolves, and demon hunters, are now on the outskirts of what’s consider “In” right now with most teens. Paranormal romances of these dark, nocturnal creatures are beginning to fade and are being replaced with tales of dystopian realties. Stories of bleak futuristic settings, indoctrinated caste systems, oppressive governments, and rebellious uprising are the

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