“The Lobster” is one of the most unique films this year

For anyone who has seen Dogtooth, it’s no secret that filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has one hell of a unique outlook on the world. He’s also a brilliantly talented director and writer, so anything he puts out into the world is well worth taking notice of. This week, after a fruitful festival run last year, his […]

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An updated ranking of the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

With the release of Captain America: Civil War, a few things are clear. One is that Marvel has their Cinematic Universe (or MCU) in fine form. Another is that I definitely need to update my ranking of all of their films to account for their newest and one of their best, outings. I already was […]

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“Everybody Wants Some″ and “Sing Street”: The Best of the First Third of 2016

Wow! Is the year moving quickly or is it just me? With it now being May, we’ve officially finished up with the first third of the calendar. As such, I wanted to once again highlight the best of the year so far, consisting of my top ten and various awards for 2016 to date. Much […]

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Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” prepares for an epic big screen fight

Sort of quietly and without nearly the fanfare of some other properties, Marvel has seen their Captain America series of films become some of the most popular in their cinematic universe. With the release this week of Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) might very well have their biggest hit yet. […]

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“A Bigger Splash” showcases Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton in a new light

There’s almost an embarrassment of riches on display in the new movie A Bigger Splash, at least in terms of the main cast members. Consider how excited most cinema buffs would be for anything that starred Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton, but then factor in how this is a change of pace for them both, […]

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Jason Bateman continues his directorial progression with “The Family Fang”

A few years back, Jason Bateman made his directorial debut with the amusing yet filthy comedy Bad Words. This year, he has a sophomore feature that just hit screens in The Family Fang. I saw this movie a couple of weeks ago at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and found it to be only decent, […]

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“Captain America: Civil War” and “The Nice Guys”: Films to see in May

Ahoy! Whether you can believe it or not, we’re officially done with a full third of the year folks. I’ll be doing a run down of the best of the first third later on this week, but that’s looking back, and today we’re looking forward. As such, I have once again taken the opportunity of […]

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