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Cherry (2021) Film Review

Cherry (2021) Film Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor March 24, 2021

2021's Cherry is the first post-Marvel project for the Russo brothers, who are best known for directing quite possibly the most successful film trilogy in history, the last three Avengers movies. As such,...

Tom & Jerry (2021) Review

Tom & Jerry (2021) Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor March 10, 2021

Reportedly stuck in development hell since at least 2009, the live-action/animated hybrid film Tom & Jerry is finally available to view in theaters and stream on HBO Max. The movie is directed by Tim...

The Little Things (2021) - Review

The Little Things (2021) – Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor February 10, 2021

The American crime thriller is one of the most crowded genres in all of media. Every year, there is a deluge of content released under this moniker and The Little Things just happens to be one of the most...

Film Focus: Director's cuts

Film Focus: Director’s cuts

Thomas Farrell, Contributor November 19, 2020

Making a movie in Hollywood can be a great way to realize your artistic vision, but studios will often step in and alter your work into something they deem to be more “marketable.” While this generally...

The Irishman Movie Review

The Irishman Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor December 14, 2019

The “gangster epics” rank among some of the most cherished films of all time. Classics like The Godfather, The Untouchables, and Scarface are still watched and enjoyed by audiences decades following...

Aircraft Carrier

Midway Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor November 23, 2019

The Battle of Midway is one of the most infamous battles of World War Two. Occurring six months after Pearl Harbor and America’s entrance into the war, America’s outfit naval and air units won a decisive...


The Lighthouse: Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor November 8, 2019

Horror movies have seemingly become the last refuge for true artistry in popular cinema. Sure, we still get movies like Jigsaw or Unfriended: Dark Web, but we also get incredible films like Hereditary...


Rambo: Last Blood Review

Thomas Farrell, Writer October 12, 2019

Rambo is one of the great American movie franchises. The entries are ostensibly all action movies, but ones that occasionally tap into deeper questions about war, loneliness, and the alienation veterans...

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, good but not compared to the hype

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, good but not compared to the hype

Adam Erickson, Staff Writer September 13, 2019

This past summer there were many highly anticipated movies that came to theaters. None, however, had higher expectations than the ninth film by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. The film...

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