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Oscar Check: THE REVENANT Film Review

By at February 12, 2016 | 2:27 pm | 0 Comment

Oscar Check: THE REVENANT Film Review

2.5 / 5 stars I imagine that somewhere across the Rocky Mountains, Leonardo DiCaprio’s titular character in The Revenant is still trudging through ice and snow, face and lips chapped to a crisp, grunting in pain and whispering his demand for revenge. The key word there is still. Because director Alejandro Iñárritu – a man who must love the critic’s word more...

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Death Race 2015 – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Film Review

By at May 14, 2015 | 11:10 pm | 5 Comments

Death Race 2015 – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars After simmering in George Miller’s fertile mind for more than a decade, Mad Max: Fury Road powers onto the screen as the director’s masterpiece and then some. It's also the creative pinnacle of the entire genre of raging, car chase films. Within the film’s dry, barren, soulless landscape there exists an astounding level of detail – demented, more...

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The Caped Conclusion: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Film Review

By at July 19, 2012 | 10:44 pm | 7 Comments

The Caped Conclusion: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars You had to expect that Christoper Nolan would throw everything he's got into The Dark Knight Rises, the final chapter of his bar-setting Batman series. We know the guy has a taste for big movies, and when his career couldn't afford big movies, he played with big concepts (think Memento). So, with his only chance to wrap up his rabidly beloved trilogy, it more...

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Bloody Brothers: WARRIOR Film / DVD Review

By at November 20, 2011 | 11:25 pm | 3 Comments

Bloody Brothers: WARRIOR Film / DVD Review

4 /5 stars The Conlon brothers are on different sides of The American Dream gone foul. Tommy (Tom Hardy) is a meaty drunk, a once-dominant athlete with a now-questionable past. Brendan (Joel Edgerton) is a high school physics teacher, a family man with UFC battle days behind him and a home foreclosure in front of him. In Gavin O'Connor's gutsy, commercially more...

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