Ori and the Blind Forest

I didn’t expect much of Ori and the Blind Forest, which is always the perfect feeling when venturing into a…

The Gunman

A corporate mercenary has to deal with heavy consequences after a high-profile hit sends him into exile in The Gunman.…

Cinderella

The translation of animated properties to live-action movies has a mixed past. I still cringe when I think of Speed…

Run All Night

A troubled former mob hit man comes to his estranged son’s rescue in Run All Night. Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson)…

Wild Tales

Six different stories of tension and release come together in Wild Tales. It’s the stuff of campfire legend. Everyone sidles…

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Ori and the Blind Forest

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I didn’t expect much of Ori and the Blind Forest, which is always the perfect feeling when venturing into a video game, and what I discovered was something magical. Ori and the Blind Forest kept surprising me in numerous ways, from the utter beauty of the visuals and animation to the top-tier level design. Aside from a few stumbles, Ori…

The Gunman

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A corporate mercenary has to deal with heavy consequences after a high-profile hit sends him into exile in The Gunman. Terrier (Sean Penn) works as a covert security operative for a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). In more direct terms, he’s a corporate hit man working for a group of international mining companies in the Congo. When that country’s Minister of Mining…

Cinderella

Cinderella Movie Poster

The translation of animated properties to live-action movies has a mixed past. I still cringe when I think of Speed Racer and The Flintstones and its sequel. I was not impressed when I heard that there was going to be a live-action version of Cinderella. After all, the original Disney classic is one of the studio’s best, and it inspired…

Run All Night

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A troubled former mob hit man comes to his estranged son’s rescue in Run All Night. Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson) has seen better days. He and his longtime best friend, Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris), grew up together and have an enduring promise to always stick together. Shawn’s seedier talents led him to become a top mob boss, after which he quickly…

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Wild Tales

Wild Tales Movie Poster

Six different stories of tension and release come together in Wild Tales. It’s the stuff of campfire legend. Everyone sidles up next to the fire, wraps themselves in a warm blanket and settles in as…

Focus

Focus Movie Poster

A team of highly-skilled grifters takes on a new member in Focus. Expert con artists ply their trade in a myriad of ways with more than a few relying heavily on misdirection and sleight of…

McFarland, USA

McFarland, USA Movie Poster

A down-on-his-luck high school football coach gets a second chance in McFarland, USA. Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) found himself on the outside looking in when his high school coaching career suddenly, unceremoniously came to…

Fifty Shades of Grey

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A wide-eyed introvert is captivated by a powerful, enigmatic millionaire with a hypnotic personality in Fifty Shades of Grey. Ana Steele (Dakota Johnson) is the living embodiment of “vanilla.” She’s the type who has never…