ASSASSIN’S CREED Achievement Unlocked: A Video Game Movie That Doesn’t Suck
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ASSASSIN’S CREED Achievement Unlocked: A Video Game Movie That Doesn’t Suck

Does being the best video game-based movie ever count for much? While other entries in this less-than-illustrious genre have their defenders – Paul W.S. Anderson’s…

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA: Kenneth Lonergan’s Return From Cinematic Exile Is a Triumph
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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA: Kenneth Lonergan’s Return From Cinematic Exile Is a Triumph

While it’s been said that Hollywood loves a comeback story, it should still be noted that it seemed highly unlikely in the recent past that…

BASEketball: These Dudes Still Got Game [Pick Of The Week]
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BASEketball: These Dudes Still Got Game [Pick Of The Week]

In the Summer of 1998, a comedy came along that took the box-office by storm, playing to packed houses for months as it dazzled audiences…

Michael Moore Sets Out to Rescue the American Dream with WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
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Michael Moore Sets Out to Rescue the American Dream with WHERE TO INVADE NEXT

More than a decade after helming Fahrenheit 9/11 – still the highest grossing documentary in the U.S. in history – and six plus years since…

BLACK HAWK DOWN Meets Bayhem in 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI
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BLACK HAWK DOWN Meets Bayhem in 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI

Is Michael Bay maturing? If your instinct is to laugh derisively, then perhaps this review isn’t for you. Anybody who’s paid a modicum of attention…

THE REVENANT: THE NEW WORLD Meets THE GREY Meets Tedium
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THE REVENANT: THE NEW WORLD Meets THE GREY Meets Tedium

Spoiler alert: if you don’t want to know the plot, skip over the third paragraph. Hot on the heels of his Oscar-winning triumph Birdman Or…

Woody Allen’s SHADOWS AND FOG (1991): An Underrated Gem
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Woody Allen’s SHADOWS AND FOG (1991): An Underrated Gem

Arriving in 1991, just before the infamous collapse of writer-director-star Woody Allen’s relationship with Mia Farrow, Shadows and Fog seemed to be overlooked even upon…

Pick of the Week: THE WEATHER MAN
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Pick of the Week: THE WEATHER MAN

While his recent glut of Direct-to-Redbox films may have convinced you otherwise, Nicolas Cage has historically proven to be an actor who refuses to rest…

Woody Allen’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S SEX COMEDY is New on Blu
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Woody Allen’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S SEX COMEDY is New on Blu

“I wonder if geniuses have problems with their sex lives,” ponders Andrew, the main character in Woody Allen’s A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy. It’s a…

THE VISIT: Welcome Back M. Night Shyamalan!
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THE VISIT: Welcome Back M. Night Shyamalan!

Like many film fans who came of age during his career’s initial ascendancy, I started out as a fan of M. Night Shyamalan. The Sixth…