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  • The Oath

    The Oath


    When a politically charged dark comedy makes you feel more anxious than most horror movies you’ve ever seen.

  • A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor


    When a film feels like a dark comedy version of Gone Girl, and devises a compelling mystery that keeps you engaged, mostly through the performance of Blake Lively, but loses some steam in the third act feeling a bit scattered.

    I do a quick review of this film in episode 56 of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast. Listen and subscribe at

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    When a film has so much going on that it could have benefited from a little more focus, but Afleck's grumpy rendition of Batman coupled with awesome cinematography and exciting action set pieces make it a worthwhile ride.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens


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

    When you still get choked up, even after the fourth viewing, when Rey force pulls the lightsaber into her hand and the Skywalker theme kicks in.