REVIEW: ‘Wind River’ Works As Crime Drama And An Emotional Character Piece

Taylor Sheridan, who wrote two the great “Sicario” in 2015 and the superb “Hell or High Water” last year, returned to write a third movie and this time he directed, too. The film is “Wind River” and the name is based on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, where the picture takes place. The…
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REVIEW: ‘Leap!’ Held Back By Formulaic Story, Weak Characters

I consider myself quite a bit of an animation fan, so I was fairly disappointed with the recently released “Leap!” The film focuses on a young orphan girl named Felicie (Elle Fanning), who’s attempting to achieve her dream of being a famous ballet dancer in Paris. With the help of her best friend Victor (Dane…
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Monday Movie Report: Horror Genre Icon Tobe Hooper Dies At 74

An icon of the horror movie genre passed away this weekend. Tobe Hooper, who directed the 1974 film titled “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” died Saturday at the age of 74 in California. According to Variety, his notable film was shot for less than $300,000 and ended up becoming one of the most profitable independent pictures…
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REVIEW: ‘Logan Lucky’ Is A Fun Southern Spin On The Ensemble Heist Genre

Steven Soderbergh is back with another heist film, this time without the swag and the suave characters. “Logan Lucky” centers on the Logan family, including Jimmy (Channing Tatum), Clyde (Adam Driver) and Mellie (Riley Keough). The family is well known for being unlucky, and Jimmy is a great example. Once a promising college quarterback, the…
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Monday Movie Report: Comedian, Actor Jerry Lewis Dies At 91

Comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, known for movies such as “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy,” died Sunday at the age of 91. According to Variety, Lewis died at his home in Las Vegas in the morning hours. In total, the Internet Movie Database shows that Lewis had 74 acting credits to his name, along…
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