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‘The Winter Soldier’ is a Marvel fanatic’s dream

If you’re a Marvel junkie, then the upcoming sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, will give you a fix.

April 2, 2014 · Features, Movie Reviews
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2014 gets off to a mediocre start with Lone Survivor

January is nobody’s favorite month in movies as it has been the traditional dumping ground for films Hollywood could care less about. Surprisingly, there have been quite a few critically acclaimed pictures that came out on this first month of the new year. Unfortunately, Lone Survivor didn’t prove to be […]

January 30, 2014 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
The thrills of Formula One racing: Rush

The thrills of Formula One racing: Rush

Rush thrills viewers with realistic cinematography and an epic score as two rival race car drivers compete to the top.

October 9, 2013 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
Elysium proves to be the sci-fi thriller it's hyped up to be, with a great plot and strong acting.

The future looks bleak in Elysium

After having success with his last film, District 9, writer/director Neill Blomkamp is back with another movie, Elysium, depicting the traditional haves versus the have-nots story in a refreshing way. The visual effects, acting and plot are all strong, making Elysium another successful film to add to Blomkamp’s collection.

August 24, 2013 · Media, Opinions
The film 2 Guns falls flat in several different ways, and serves as another example why buddy cop movies should stop being made.

2 Guns has terrible aim, no ammunition

Buddy cop movies rely on strong on-screen chemistry and dynamic action scenes, 2 Guns has neither. The movie comes off as cliche and forced.

August 24, 2013 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
The Conjuring does a way with the cheap theatrics that have become common in recent horror films, and offers the genuine thrills an audience seeks.

The Conjuring: a good old fashioned ghost story

Director James Wan stikes fear into the hearts of many again in The Conjuring. The film is scary good to its core without the implementation of cheap scare ploys or too much phony CGI.

August 4, 2013 · Media, Opinions
The line between right and wrong becomes even more blurred in the indie thriller, The East.

The East: A tale of mystery, complicated morality

Indie films are hit or miss, and The East makes direct contact. The indie political thriller takes the audience through a tumultuous plot ride, challenging the concept of morality every step of the way.

July 23, 2013 · Opinions
Pacific Rim exceeds expectations by continuing the old space monster movie tradition and bringing its own contemporary flair into the mix.

Pacific Rim: perfect summer blockbuster

If you’ve been hungry for an action film of monsters and machines tearing each other to shreds, than look no further than Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim.

July 22, 2013 · Media, Opinions
White House Down is a fun summer action flick with some great visual effects.

Mercs take over Pennsylvania Avenue again in White House Down

Roland Emmerich successfully creates a visually strong movie in White House Down. The film proves to be a surprisingly fun action comedy with a solid story line.

July 19, 2013 · Media, Opinions
Despite its intriguing concept, The Purge fails to deliver because of its consistent logical fallacies.

The Purge: A $3 million “snuff” film

The Purge creates a strange world in which utopia meets apocalypse. The film attempts to portray a unique take on crime and civility within society, but doesn’t completely succeed in doing so.

June 13, 2013 · Media, Opinions