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Those of you who know my writing know that I have a fascination with the career or Daniel Radcliffe. I’ve literally watched this actor develop on screen for a huge portion of his formative years. As such I’ve chosen him as my bit of a character study to assess his ... [Read More]

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I used to love Nicolas Cage movies in the 90’s and early 2000’s. These days… not so much. Cage went through a bit of a rough patch with the tax man a few years ago and somehow it affected his film selection. Things got so weird that he went from ... [Read More]

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With the success of Stranger Things and the countless other successful, original series’ and movies, Netflix is hitting it out of the park.  I got a chance to watch two original movies recently, The Babysitter and 1922. The Babysitter Let’s talk about The Babysitter.  It was a fun filled, bloody good ... [Read More]

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“The Driving Seat” is a multi-awarded British short film featuring a long-married couple who’ve decided to rev up their sex life. In their driveway. In the front seat of their car. In the middle of the day. It’s hardly a surprise that Writer/Director Phil Lowe’s story is funny and quirky. ... [Read More]

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As 2017 comes to an end, it’s always fun to look back and see where the great films sprinkled in throughout the year. I can’t say that 2017 was superior to 2016 in terms of the quality of films produced, but 2017 still had some noteworthy movies. The following top ... [Read More]

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There’s nothing like a round of blackjack or the spin of a roulette wheel to get your adrenaline pumping – and don’t all those Hollywood movie directors know it. Some of the most memorable, the most glamourous, and the most action-packed moments in big screen history have taken place in ... [Read More]

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Another day, another animated movie trailer. This new Teen Titans Go trailer comes from the fine folks over at WB and they’re sharing with us the trailer for their upcoming Teen Titans Go to the Movies. The movie will feature the entire voice cast from the hit animated show and recently ... [Read More]

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The Insidious movie franchise has been one of the best modern day horror films to date. Wait, let me correct that. The James Wan directed Insidious movies have been some of the best modern day horror films. Insidious 1 & 2 were simply works of art within the horror genre, ... [Read More]

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I, again, disagree with the general consensus of critics with a popular film. I watched Netflix’s new Will Smith/Joel Edgerton film Bright on Netflix last night. Not only was the movie better than decent, it was actually pretty good in a lot of ways. Set in an alternate present-day where humans, ... [Read More]

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Hey Chicago! Are you excited to see Black Panther as soon as possible? Well come and watch it with me!  Black Panther is probably one of the most highly anticipated films of 2018. If you want to see it right before opening day, then enter this contest for your chance to ... [Read More]

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It’s very difficult to to separate Jumanji with the late Robin Williams. Naturally, in order to draw new interest into this sequel, casting the Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was a no-brainer. Going into the film, a common expectation will be how does this Jumanji compare to the 1995 version. Jumanji ... [Read More]

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WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you’re reading past this point you either have already seen the film or don’t care about spoilers. You have been warned. If you were like me, then you probably thought that the death of “not so Supreme Leader ... [Read More]

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I recently attended the Oakton Community College Pop-Up Film Festival. The festival is organized by Film Instructor and Director Michael G. Smith in Des Plaines, Illinois. Porto is a film featuring one of Anton Yelchin’s final film performances, and was shown with Writer/Director Gabe Klinger in attendance for a Q&A afterwards. ... [Read More]

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There are lots of worthy contenders for the top 3 casino movie scenes of all time. Some people will catalog all of the best scenes from all of the most famous casino movies. There are some scenes that will show up on relevant lists over and over again, of course. ... [Read More]

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Disney is now the proud owners of a whole bunch of Fox stuff. There’s no idea what this will mean for The Simpson’s and Family guy who have been notoriously anti-Disney for well over a decade. The news leads to a lot of speculation as to how Bob Iger and ... [Read More]

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I had no idea that are friends in Korea received home releases so quickly. It’s come to my attention that the first 3 minutes of Justice League are now online in 1080P! Apparently the movie will hit the HD streaming market in Korea on December 19th.  In preperation for the home ... [Read More]

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The day has finally come and the movie gods have made it official. The internet has been abuzz about the news that Disney would be buying 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets. Today the deal has been finalized and with that the multitude of Fox properties are now only ... [Read More]

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Star Wars The Last Jedi came in with some really high expectations. Star Wars The Force Awakens evoked a lot of questions and the Last Jedi trailer stirred up even more questions.  As a matter of fact, we came up with the top 5 burning questions for Star Wars The ... [Read More]

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I have been waiting for this movie for quite a long time. I still keep an eye on specific productions because I have a personal interest in seeing their final product. Battle Angel is more like me just being a fanboy and wanting to see one of my favorite anime ... [Read More]

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Ryan Reynolds is pikachu. Seriously. A lot of people are familiar with the adorable critter who only ever utters his name over and over again similar to Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. News came on high today that Ryan Reynolds secured the role and will join Justice Smith and ... [Read More]

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