REVIEW: Jackson And Reynolds Are Fun, But ‘the Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Isn’t Anything Special

Stop me if you’ve heard this one, a guy who’s more by the books has to team up with a loose cannon to do something resulting in an action comedy. Yes, the Hitman’s Bodyguard is your basic buddy comedy, albeit one carrying a hard ‘R’ rating. The movie follows Michael (Ryan Reynolds), a bodyguard who’s…
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REVIEW: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Is An Effective, Fun Horror Flick

“Annabelle: Creation” is a prequel to “Annabelle,” which itself was a prequel to “The Conjuring.” When considering the poor track record of sequels or prequels to horror films, there’s no way “Annabelle: Creation” should’ve been any good, that’s why it was surprising to see the movie turn out to be rather enjoyable. The film takes…
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REVIEW: Although Plotting Isn’t Perfect, ‘Detroit’ Is Still An Important, Well Made Film That Deserves A Watch

One of the most horrific acts of police brutality is portrayed in “Detroit,” the latest film from Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow. The film brings audiences into the city of Detroit in 1967, when a massive race riot took place. As the unrest heightened, more law enforcement and even the National Guard were called…
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Monday Movie Report: ‘Spotlight’ Distribution Company Open Road Films Sold

Open Road Films, which has earned critical acclaim and numerous accolades for films such as “Spotlight” and “Nightcrawler” has been bought by Tang Media Partners. According to Variety, Open Road’s CEO Tom Ortenberg will remain with the company, which has also distributed well received pictures such as “End of Watch,” “Chef” and “Rosewater.” The company…
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REVIEW: ‘The Dark Tower’ Is A Bland, Underwhelming Adaptation Of King’s Book Series

OK, getting it out of the way early. I haven’t read Stephen King’s book series that “The Dark Tower” was based on. I can say, though, that the book series is probably much more entertaining. This film adaptation follows the character Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor), a young boy living in New York City who’s been having…
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