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  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious

    ★★★

    2 Fast 2 Furious is a serviceable film, but it lacks an identity. The second installment in the Fast Franchise sheds major characters and attempts to replace them with carbon copies. Replacing the original cast, in my opinion, was a misstep. I can understand why this is widely regarded as one of the worst films in the series. Paul Walker alone is not enough to save this "boat wreck." #DadPun

    The positives? Ludacris is far better than Ja Rule, and…

  • The Fast and the Furious

    The Fast and the Furious

    ★★★½

    I had never viewed a single film from The Fast and the Furious franchise until seeing Hobbs & Shaw on a whim last August. It was nothing short of ridiculous, testosterone-filled fun. Hobbs & Shaw, along with the release of Fast & Furious 9 this summer, has made me reconsider my feelings on the entire franchise.

    Last week I took a pilgrimage to Disc Replay, a dangerous trip for my pocketbook. My purpose was to find a copy of Dead Poet's Society for…

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    Rear Window
    Director: Alfred Hitchcock
    Screenwriters: Cornell Woolrich & John Michael Hayes
    Cinematographer: Robert Burks
    Editor: George Tomasini
    Main Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, & Raymond Burr

    Rear Window is a masterpiece. Now, I could write a lengthy review about the beautiful cinematography, the exquisite acting performances, and the seamless sound/video editing, but at this point thousands of critics, both professional and amateur, have written the same exact review. I am not writing a review over Rear Window

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

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

    Whiplash
    Director: Damien Chazelle
    Screenplay: Damien Chazelle
    Cinematography: Sharone Meir
    Editor: Tom Cross
    Main Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

    I'd rather die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about me than live to be rich and sober at 90 and nobody remembered who I was. - Andrew

    First Thoughts…

    Intense. Seriously, this film is unapologetically intense! There were several moments where I was unknowingly hovering above my seat, waiting anxiously…