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Jackie and Ryan: a Poor Version of Once

Drama, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Once, released in 2007, was an independent Irish musical movie, which ended up shocking the world by winning an Oscar. Many movies since have retold the story of two odd people falling in love with acoustic guitars playing in the background. Jackie & Ryan is a similar attempt. A single read more

Ant-Man: Big Things Come in Small Packages

Animation, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Over the recent years, Marvel and Disney has brought us some amazing films and extraordinary characters and Ant-Man promises to be no different. Many who have not read the comics might feel it hard to embrace the lead character (it is one of the franchise’s most absurd characters, yet gets read more

Minions: Acquiring Cult Status

Animation, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

The yellow sidekicks wearing goggles and dungarees from the Despicable Me franchise have graduated to cult status in the titular movie Minions, directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin. The Steve Carrel voiced antagonist is now the movie’s lead as the movie sets stage in London, starting as a prequel read more

Cartel Land: a Violent Documentary

Documentary, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Cartel Land starts with some misdirection. The movie interview candidates are real-life members of cartels manufacturing crystal meth. The director of Cartel Land, Matthew Heineman is gifted with a terrific eye, judging from his detailed documentary about Mexican and American vigilante groups, it’s clear he packs nerves and guts of read more

Amy: a Tragic Documentary

Documentary, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Asif Kapadia’s Amy, documentary on the deceased singer Amy Winehouse, was featured at this year’s at Cannes Film Festival. It is an intense take on her life, bringing her back to the screen. Basic Premise The titular documentary about Amy Winehouse in her own words features real footage and unreleased read more

Magic Mike XXL: a Satisfying Boys-Out Pleasure Trip

Movies, Romantic Comedy - 3 years ago by Chris

Magic Mike, released in 2012, was a risky proposition as it fueled the male objectification norm. However, given its enormous box office success, it is no surprise that a sequel has been made. The movie brings back the cast of the original, minus (obviously) Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey, and adds numerous read more

Dope: Quite Dope!

Comedy, Movies - 3 years ago by admin

Dope is a coming of age comedy that has gained mixed reviews. While some consider it as an unfunny cliched movie, others claim it’s full of energy and thrill. All in all, Dope has made its impression on the cinephiles. Although it’s not Dope in itself, you can see a read more

Spy: Exceeds Expectations

Comedy, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Spy is a Melissa McCarthy’s cinematic reunion with director Paul Feig from The Heat (2013) and Bridesmaids (2011). Together, they have invented a richer role than the usual sketch-comedy stereotype McCarthy is known for. Beta women are a staple in Paul Feig’s movies and this movie is no different. The read more

Insidious: Chapter 3 – Definitely not the Last One!

Horror, Movies, Thriller - 3 years ago by Chris

Insidious: Chapter 3 is a prequel to its franchise, just as last year’s Annabelle was to The Conjuring. Both prequels are a dire ghost routine compared to their qualitative and profitable initial offerings. The movie, written and directed by Leigh Whannel, has a markedly low production value. The movie’s fan read more

Inside Out: Pixar’s Return to Form

Animation, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Inside Out is one of the most special movies which is truly a gift to the audience by Pixar. Usually, such movies are made by indie studios and don’t get the popularity they deserve, but this is definitely not the case with Inside Out. This new film based on the read more

Jurassic World: the Biggest Blockbuster of the Year (So Far)

Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Jurassic World is by default a blockbuster film, a trend on the rise in Hollywood after the success of The Lego Movie and The Avengers. Jurassic World may pale in comparison to its predecessor in terms of character development, after all the original Jurassic Park was directed by Steven Spielberg, read more

Entourage: Fame Is More Fun With Your Friends

Drama, Movies, TV - 3 years ago by Chris

The Entourage movie is finally here. It’s been four years since the show ended and the speculation about a movie spinoff was going on even when the last season was on air. It has taken a lot of time to bring it to the bring screen. So, does Entourage the read more