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  • Race

    Race

    ★★

    Once again as cinematic viewers we are treated to an important story at an important time in history. As a viewer, one can only hope the execution ensures that the power inherent to said story is not lost in the proverbial grapevine. Unfortunately for the viewer, such is very much the case here.

    This is a story we've all seen before. Granted, the characters and settings have changed, but the film nonetheless attempts nothing novel or unique in its execution.…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    In the end I'll be damned if I didn't enjoy this.

    At this point the novelty the Star Wars franchise once had has gone out the damn window. As such, as a viewer, one can only hope that at the very least each subsequent viewing is at least unique and entertaining. Fortunately for the viewer, such is very much the case here.

    I'm not sure an origin story for Han Solo was either needed nor requested, but in the end…

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★½

    "In space no one can hear you scream."

    Simply a damn cool tagline for a damn cool film. While it may seem quite simple on the surface, there is so much more to it. In effect it is WHAT is making you scream that is legendary here. The fear of the unknown is very much at play here. This is the perfect tagline for a film such as this. Much like the tagline, the set-up itself is pretty simple but…

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★

    "I'm not the Zodiac, and if I was I wouldn't tell you."

    Perhaps the most important line in the whole film. This in fact may be the most important scene in the film. The initial questioning of Arthur Leigh Allen ends up being in many ways the closest we ever get to seeing the Zodiac killer (or so we want to think) up close and in person. This scene marks the send-off into the labyrinth of twists and turns that…