Big Game (Movie) Review

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If nothing else, Big Game sure is a strange little movie. On one hand, it’s a throwback to the big dopey high-concept action movies on the 90s. On the other hand, it’s also a small and quirky little foreign film that just happens to be populated by big Hollywood actors that features a premise that … Read more

Kingsman: The Secret Service (Movie) Review

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A couple of years ago we all celebrated James Bond’s 75 th anniversary with Skyfall, a delightful romp through the iconic superspy’s long history with one foot in winking homage to the past and one foot in the gritty post-Nolan blockbuster future. It was a great Bond flick and an even better moment in the … Read more

Robocop-2014 (Movie) Review

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The Robocop remake is not as bad as everyone feared it would be, but that’s also not quite the same thing as the movie being good. Obviously the remake in no way comes close to matching the wacko, blood soaked satirical success of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 masterpiece. However, it’s not as if that little diamond … Read more

Oldboy-2013 (Movie )Review: Cult Classic Turned Luke Warm Remake

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Before getting into this review, I should probably start out by admitting my bias towards this particular project. Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy was probably my favorite movie of the 2000s. It’s viscerally thrilling, emotionally devastating, visually stunning, impeccably acted, surprisingly intelligent, and most importantly, ridiculously entertaining. Starting with a Japanese manga and filtering it through the … Read more