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‘Collide’ Isn’t Good, but it Sure is Something…

This is one of those movies that you have absolutely never heard of, and the moment it starts you realize why. “Collide” stars Nicholas Hoult as a drug dealer who decides to take on one last job in order to pay his girlfriend (Felicity Jones) to have surgery. Ben Kingsley and Anthony Hopkins also cash… Continue reading ‘Collide’ Isn’t Good, but it Sure is Something…

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‘Get Out’ an Ambitious, Competent Horror/Comedy

A directorial debut this competent and effective? Get out of here! [I’ll wait for your applause] “Get Out” is a horror film from writer/rookie director Jordan Peele (you know, the guy from that terrifying comedy sketch show “Key & Peele”). It stars Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams as a young interracial couple who go to… Continue reading ‘Get Out’ an Ambitious, Competent Horror/Comedy

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‘Fist Fight’ as Much Fun as a Punch to the Head

My friend made a good point while we were watching this: who says “fist fight?” That’s not a thing that is organically said by normal humans. “Fist Fight” stars Ice Cube and Charlie Day as teachers at a high school who plan on fighting each other after one of them gets fired on the last… Continue reading ‘Fist Fight’ as Much Fun as a Punch to the Head

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‘The Lego Batman Movie’ a Well-Constructed Animated Romp

It’s a Batman movie, so obviously it’s an instant 10/10. Thanks for coming, drive home safe.             Ugh. Fine, I’ll be objective. “The Lego Batman Movie” is a spin-off of the character “introduced” in “The Lego Movie,” again voiced by Will Arnett. This time around Batman must stop the Joker… Continue reading ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ a Well-Constructed Animated Romp

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‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Shoots Itself in the Foot

It’s a lot to ask lightning to strike in the same bottle twice… “John Wick: Chapter 2” is the sequel to the 2014 surprise-hit-turned-cult-classic “John Wick” and features Keanu Reeves returning to the titular role of a hitman who just can’t seem to stay retired. Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo and… Continue reading ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Shoots Itself in the Foot