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Film Focus: Director’s cuts

Film Focus: Director's cuts
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
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...

Midway Movie Review

Aircraft Carrier
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

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

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
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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