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  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation

    ★★★½

    It’s hard to make a film about Nat Turner and not take liberties. Most people that have taken on the subject matter have done just that. Some even having him fall in love with a white woman. The truth is, there is not enough really known about his life for a complete picture, in some ways this film might have been better if it was not a Nat Turner film. Nate Parker could have used some help making the characters…

  • The House at the End of Time

    The House at the End of Time

    ★★★★

    I'm not sure I've ever seen a film illustrate the love of a mother for her children better than this film. It kind of reminded me of when I watched Atonement, Though horrors and Oscar nominees are very far apart, but that film perfectly illustrated the longing to change a wrong. They don't have much in common outside of illustrating those feelings effectively. This could've been just another creepy haunted house film, but the injection of emotions took this to…

  • The End of Malice

    The End of Malice

    ★★★½

    Anyone who gives up the Hollywood lifestyle and warns of its dangers from a insiders perspective interests me. Malice is such a person, he's one half of brothers rap duo The Clipse. Whilst still in The Clipse he was approached by a Christian person who he and some other guys mocked and laughed at. Asking such questions as how could Jesus be born of a virgin or walk on water, but this lady was able to answer everyone of their…

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★

    I want that red convertible Debbie Reynolds drives in the early scenes.
    The one song where they show all the fashions “Beautiful girl” just shows how bad we dress today. Maybe I was born in the wrong time.
    We can’t make good films, we aren’t as physically talented and we’ve lost the beauty of simplicity. I didn’t expect this to be as funny as it was. Silent films turning into speaking film, and pre Milli Vanilli :P
    I like that…

  • Train to Busan

    Train to Busan

    ★★★★

    Takes the well worn wheel and injects tension and emotion in ways many horrors can only imagine. I was just looking for something to watch and I came across reviews comparing this to my faves, 28 Days Later and Dawn of the Dead. Train to Busan is one of the best zombie movies to come down the pike in a long time. What makes it good, is it actually is insanely tense at times, funny at times, thrilling emotional rollercoaster…

  • One in a Billion

    One in a Billion

    ★★½

    Trying to become the first NBA player from India. Satnam seems like a great and inspiring dude, but this documentary was kind of middling.

  • Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

    Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

    ★★★★

    This was something else in a good way. I really enjoyed it, It's inspiring and amazing how these people live in such simple ways and yet they create so many brilliant tools. I wonder what it would be like to turn our backs on this world of social media and live off the land. I couldn't help but think we're the ones missing out. It would be wonderful to come home to your wife after hunting for months in Gods…

  • Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property

    Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property

    ★★★½

    Interesting, Nat Turner hero or demon. When you consider he killed children that automatically calls for some to see him as a demon. The white historian states that he knew what he done was morally wrong.(maybe)And yet who did he have to learn morals from, the slave owners did such brutally horrible and animalistic things to black people, that history is still suppressing it. I think Turner probably didn't even see white people as humans at this point, just monsters…

  • The Words

    The Words

    ★★★★

    What's not to like
    A very good little story that was well paced
    Bradley Cooper and Dennis Quiad sure look alike

  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne

    ★★★½

    Its Bourne, but its almost a little too Bourne. Retreadstone lol. I absolutely loved the opening motorcycle chase scene, so well done and the last chase action scene was well done. While still a very decent watch, it just needs something to freshen it up a bit in the next sequel. I love John Powells score work in these films, its a little too pushed to the background here.

  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Can't believe the high scores being awarded this here. I'm actually grateful anwarul took a big chunk out of it with his low rating. No I did like the film, but its more in the 7 out of 10 range for having dumb characters and silly dialog in the face of danger. It is tense and they did choose the right cast. speaking of cast I knew Anton Yelchin and Imogen poots characters would be the last to live because…

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Two little kids piss off a goat so badly; it takes revenge on their whole family.

    I really loved the look of this film from the start, as it all seemed so authentic. Don't want to bore you readers with my life tales, but as a kid we left our huge family to live miles away, it was just my mother and my 2 siblings and me, we were all really young as I must have been 6 and to…