True Story

A discredited former New York Times journalist finds that a potential killer adopted his identity in True Story. That certainly…

The Longest Ride

A complicated budding romance finds additional support from an unexpected ally in The Longest Ride. Romance novelist Nicholas Sparks (The…

While We're Young

A struggling middle-aged couple is drawn to the energy of young bohemian lovers in While We’re Young. Every long-term relationship reaches…

Bloodborne

There’s something to be said about a game that puts all of the control into your hands. Every mistake, slight…

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True Story

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A discredited former New York Times journalist finds that a potential killer adopted his identity in True Story. That certainly sounds like a recipe for a potentially thrilling drama. The film even starts us off with a highly engaging, deeply disturbing opening sequence. Unfortunately, it’s all downhill from there. This is a big-fish story that seems to misunderstand all of…

The Longest Ride

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A complicated budding romance finds additional support from an unexpected ally in The Longest Ride. Romance novelist Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook and Safe Haven) returns to the big screen for the tenth time with another overly-sappy love story. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good romance flick. I can’t help but smile every time I think of Noah and Allie…

While We’re Young

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A struggling middle-aged couple is drawn to the energy of young bohemian lovers in While We’re Young. Every long-term relationship reaches a point when you wake up and realize that your romance has inadvertently evolved into routine. It’s inevitable for most of us. Life is pretty much dictated by routines. We eat. We sleep. We brush our teeth. We go to…

Bloodborne

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There’s something to be said about a game that puts all of the control into your hands. Every mistake, slight calculation and eventual death are caused by you. On the other hand, every execution, slick maneuver and eventual success are also caused by you. The Souls series has always been known for these attributes that leaves the player’s fate up…

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Furious 7

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Many movie franchises peter out over time to become pale reflections of what made them good at the beginning. I would have laughed if someone ever suggested that Jason Voorhees of the Friday the 13th…

Woman in Gold

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A riveting true story about a Jewish refugee’s fight to recover stolen works of art plays out in Woman in Gold. Helen Mirren, sporting a pair of colored contact lenses that entirely transform her look,…

Merchants of Doubt

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The clandestine campaign to bend the will of public opinion is scrutinized in the captivating documentary Merchants of Doubt. Are you fascinated by magicians and their ability to pull off the seemingly impossible? For centuries,…

Get Hard

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A socially ignorant millionaire, convicted of fraud, enlists the help of the only felon whom he knows in Get Hard. Investment banker James King (Will Ferrell) is living the dream. He’s got the great paying…

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…