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‘Daddy’s Home’ Lazy Effort by All Involved

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, and Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg have gone through lengths to prove this. “Daddy’s Home” stars Ferrell as a stepdad who must win the affections of his two stepkids when their estranged biological father (Wahlberg) shows up. Linda Cardellini and Hannibal Buress also star as Sean Anders directs. Will… Continue reading ‘Daddy’s Home’ Lazy Effort by All Involved

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Visuals, DiCaprio Make ‘Revenant’ The Year’s Best

I think this is it. I think Leo will finally get his Oscar. “The Revenant” stars Leonardo DiCaprio as 1820’s frontiersman Hugh Glass, who after being mauled by a grizzly bear is abandoned by his fur trading company (Tom Hardy and Will Poulter). Glass then sets out on a path of revenge against the men… Continue reading Visuals, DiCaprio Make ‘Revenant’ The Year’s Best

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‘Hateful Eight’ Ain’t That Great

Nothing says “holiday season” like over-the-top blood and f-bombs. “The Hateful Eight” is, ironically, the eighth feature film from writer-director Quentin Tarantino. When eight strangers (Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Bruce Dern) get trapped in a lodge during a blizzard in post-Civil War… Continue reading ‘Hateful Eight’ Ain’t That Great