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Short Takes: Blade Runner The Final Cut

Blade Runner is one of the most revered science fiction classics of the 80s if not of all time. I had always had an interest in seeing it, but for whatever reason had never taken the opportunity to sit down and watch it. The recent release of the sequel Blade Runner 2049 only served to… Continue reading Short Takes: Blade Runner The Final Cut

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Bespoke style, action, and mayhem return with Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

The long-awaited (at least by me) trailer has dropped for the follow up to the  impressive 2014 film Kingsmen: The Secret Service and it delivered! The trailer features what we come to expect from a Kingsmen movie, non stop action, over the top characters, and of course the bespoke style that comes with being a… Continue reading Bespoke style, action, and mayhem return with Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

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Is Power Rangers The Doctor Who of Our Generation?

Science fiction has often been used an allegory for the issues that face any given generation at any given time. The movies are usually just standalone snapshots in a time while TV series (if then have a significant run) are able to evolve and change over time to reflect the changing dynamics of the world… Continue reading Is Power Rangers The Doctor Who of Our Generation?

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Logan: The Wolverine Film We’ve Been Waiting For

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In the final installment of the Wolverine series, Hugh Jackman proves that whomever is cast in the titular role will have a tough act to follow. Logan takes an introspective look at Wolverine as a broken man who tries to make peace with who he is, as well as his legacy. We also find out that there is a mysterious incident which decimated the mutant population, and that Charles Xavier, played by Patrick Stewart is a part of it.  Meanwhile, a shadow organization has begun weaponizing children using mutant DNA, and when one child finds her way to Logan, he has to make the choice to walk away or use his remaining powers one last time.

The film’s high points:  The narrative was engaging, as this served to be an exploratory look at the character as opposed to an all-out, mindless action movie. Fans of the X-men series will enjoy the…

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Suicide Squad Micro-Review

Went into this movie with low (very low) expectations and it was better than expected but not great. The story was pointless and totally wasted a good cast. There was plenty of action and laughs, but there was just a hollow feeling because of the pointless plot. Takeaways: 1. Will Smith shines in any movie… Continue reading Suicide Squad Micro-Review