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  • Pee-wee's Big Holiday

    Pee-wee's Big Holiday 2016

    ★★★★ Added

    I’m a big fan of the character of Pee-Wee Herman and was pretty excited to see him return to the world of feature length movies with the Netflix original “Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday.” While I admit that some of the jokes were a little weak and some of the scenes felt a little awkward, the film still offers up a fun adventure for the character, contains some great nostalgia and fun Easter eggs and, when the film gets funny, it got…

  • The Night Before

    The Night Before 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    “The Night Before” has some issues with its story and these issues make the main character end up feeling like a background character but, despite this, it’s absolutely hysterical and I still had a lot of fun watching it. It has its problems but it’s still ridiculously hilarious.

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  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

    ★★★★ Added

    “10 Cloverfield Lane” contains an amazing cast all doing absolutely impressive performances, has some undeniably engaging mystery in its story, and director Dan Trachtenberg really captured some great moments of unsettling horror and really crafted an atmosphere of terror and claustrophobia. Granted, there are times the story dragged a bit and there were some moments in the end that didn’t feel satisfying but, overall, I really enjoyed this film.

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  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak 2015

    ★★★ Added

    “Crimson Peak” is an absolutely gorgeous film from a director that I absolutely love. The visuals are incredible and there are some great performances in it (like from Jessica Chastain); however, I wasn’t too thrilled with its predictable story that too often dragged and some of the other performances in the film are just okay. Visually, the film is very appealing but I wasn’t too enthralled with the story.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016

    ★★★ Added

    “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” suffers greatly from a story that is trying to accomplish too much in its bloated running length but it does have an exciting third act, we get a great new Batman and there are some cool cameos that get my geek heart a-pumpin’. I really wanted to love this film the way I love pretty much all comic book films nowadays but it has a lot of flaws that left me only liking the…

  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★★★ Added

    There’s not many film franchises that can, on a continuous basis, churn out amazing films with engaging stories and action that continues to up the ante and get bigger and bigger but the Mission: Impossible franchise keeps doing it. With its great story, incredible action, a nice dash of comedy and the introduction of a badass female spy who proves to be just as good as Ethan Hunt without being degraded to being nothing more than a love interest, “Rogue…

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 2011

    ★★★★ Added

    While “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” isn’t as epic in my opinion as my favorite in the series (my favorite is the third film), it’s still a really exciting and excellent addition to the franchise. There are points that the story dragged, the antagonist isn’t around enough to really be felt like a true threat and the film can be, realistically, light on the action but the story is still intriguing, the performances are excellent, it has some very funny…

  • Mission: Impossible III

    Mission: Impossible III 2006

    ★★★★★ Added

    There are a lot of great films in this franchise but, I gotta say, “Mission: Impossible III” is my personal favorite. J. J. Abrams directed and presented an amazing story filled with great action, wickedly entertaining mission sequences and just the right amount of humor. Philip Seymour Hoffman was an amazing antagonist and his performance is incredible and the performances from the rest of the cast were just as amazing. There was nothing about this film that I didn’t enjoy…

  • Mission: Impossible II

    Mission: Impossible II 2000

    ★★ Added

    Honestly, “Mission: Impossible II” is my least favorite in the franchise. The story has potential and there are a few cool action sequences but I’m not a fan of John Woo’s directing, the forced love angle and the really bad soundtrack. There are also some great performances in it but they aren’t helped by the feel that Ethan Hunt is a completely different character and a very dull antagonist. The film is serviceable and entertaining but it doesn’t hold a…

  • Mission: Impossible

    Mission: Impossible 1996

    ★★★★ Added

    It’s been a while since I’ve seen “Mission: Impossible” but I recently decided to revisit it and I have to say that it stands up. Sure, the computers in it makes the film look dated but the cast is great, the action is satisfying (although nowhere near as epic as it will get in this series) and the covert ops sections of the film are terrifically executed. It’s a great starting off point to a killer franchise and, standing on…

  • Everest

    Everest 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    “Everest” is a bleak, haunting and emotional story that contains an amazing cast and delivers incredible visuals but it suffers from some absolutely terrible character establishment and development. However, even with its problems, the film still delivers an emotion piece of entertainment that gets pretty heavy and stuck with me after the credits rolled.

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  • Bone Tomahawk

    Bone Tomahawk 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    “Bone Tomahawk” offers up a great and shocking story set in the West and contains some outrageous brutality, a killer ending and an amazing cast all really delivering some truly awesome performances. Occasionally, I did find the long running length to bring in some moments that dragged but, ultimately, the story is a slow-burning one that ends up paying off with some truly shocking moments and great character development and some of the best written dialogue I’ve ever seen in…