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FILM REVIEW: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is a film aiming to appeal to many different groups. Luckily, it will satisfy them all. It's an inspirational story about three African-American women working at NASA in 1961. They, and a room full of other black women,…

FILM REVIEW: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about a young Kazakh girl, Aisholpan, who wants to follow her father in the family tradition – eagle hunting. However that’s not the real story. The heart and soul of this film is the total love and…

FILM REVIEW: The Accountant (2016)

The Accountant is about a high-performing autistic mathematician who cleans up the financial books of those on the shady side of the law - the cartels, the crooks and all in between. But Wolff (Ben Affleck) is an emotionally stunted man, a…

FILM REVIEW: Deepwater Horizon (2016)

The new movie Deepwater Horizon is an awesome, gripping, well-told drama about the destruction of an oil rig that lead to the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. On April 20, 2010, the Transocean offshore drill rig Deepwater Horizon…

FILM REVIEW: Sully (2016)

Sully is a movie that you already know the ending of. Thus the magic that makes you spend your hard earned dollars and a couple of hours in a theater is asking how it was done. The 'it' was the miraculous rescue of 155 passengers and crew…

FILM REVIEW: Embrace of the Serpent (2016)

Going in to see ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. From various sources, including promotional material and critics, I was to understand that it would be somewhat echoing an ‘Apocalypse Now’ vibe only replacing…

FILM REVIEW: Tallulah (2016)

Netflix are killing it this year with their original series and films. Granted, there have been a few duds, but on the whole, their content has been fantastic. I'm one of those people who does not rate Ellen Page as an actress. At all.…

FILM REVIEW: The Shallows (2016)

Blake Lively is our lead in the newest attempt to make a great shark film. We've had some guilty pleasures along the way since that little hit back in 1975. It started the summer blockbuster trend and we've been longing for a great shark…

FILM REVIEW: Ghostbusters (2016)

I’ll save you the suspense; Ghostbusters 2016 is a fun movie. It’s made by talented people who give a shit and it made me laugh more or less all the way through. It is not better than the original, but that shouldn't really matter unless…