Category Archives: Movie Reviews

From Redbox: Interstellar, The Babadook,
The Theory of Everything, Gone Girl, and Predestination

Alright, I haven’t written some movie reviews in a while so I figured I’d throw a few Redbox suggestions to you all and hopefully keep everyone satisfied until I get the reviews up for Powers and Daredevil (once I’m finished watching them). I have a lot to get through, so I’m going to try to

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From Redbox: “Nightcrawler”, “Dracula Untold”, and “Birdman”

Greetings movie geeks! I had a pretty good haul from Redbox this week and I figured I’d tell everyone about the three movies I checked out. Since there’s three films to talk about here, I’m going to keep the reviews short and sweet. Here goes: Nightcrawler I’ve been waiting to see Nightcrawler since the trailers

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From Redbox: Godzilla (2014)

Quick Review: Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla (2014) was everything it should have been. The movie does a great job of building up to the monster-on-monster fighting that you expect in a Godzilla movie while also letting you follow the story through the eyes of some interesting (but sort of two-dimensional) characters. The movie is equal parts

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On Netflix: The Unbelievers

So, if you’re interested in documentaries, atheism, science, or any combination of the three then you might want to check out The Unbelievers. The film mostly follows Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss around on a tour where they have conversations with each other or hold Q & A sessions to try to enlighten people about

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From Redbox: Snowpiercer

Quickie Review: Howdy, folks. This is going to be a short and to-the-point review of Snowpiercer. Right now, you’re reading the spoiler-free section. Do you like dystopian sci-fi? Do you like your movies to have layers of social commentary? Do you like Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, John Hurt, Song Kang-ho, Jamie Bell, Octavia

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From Redbox: “Transcendence” — A pretty decent sci-fi flick

The Fast and Nasty: Well, while I pretty much completely hated Noah, the other movie I rented from Redbox at the same time, Transcendence, turned out to be a pleasant surprise. Directed by Wally Pfister (who was apparently the director of photography for, like, every Christopher Nolan movie), the movie is less Terminator and more

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On Netflix: Gareth Edwards’ “Monsters”

Welcome back to “On Netflix” where I offer up short reviews of things I just watched on, well, Netflix. Basically, it’s to give you an idea of things that are worth watching or avoiding, followed by three other suggestions for things I’ve already seen before but definitely recommend — the latter also acts as a

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From Redbox: “Noah” — What is the target audience of this film?

Welcome to a New Kind of Review: I suppose I’ll welcome all you readers to a new kind of movie review that I’ll be doing — it’s, basically, going to follow the same kind of format as my theatrical reviews, but it will cover movies that you can currently rent in your nearby Redbox (or

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Harbinger

I got the opportunity to screen a very interesting short film called Harbinger.  I walked into this movie with little to no knowledge and no real expectations. Other than my friends in Goodbye, Titan, who scored the movie, saying that they liked it and it’s not what you would expect, I personally had no idea what I

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) — Cowabunga?

The Quick and Dirty: I’ll start by saying that I went into this movie with less than zero expectations — I expected this to be the cinematic equivalent of small pox.  That said, there were some moments in this movie that were a pure joy to experience — not enough of those moments, however, to

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