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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★★★½

    Breaking Bad is Vince Gilligan. Vince Gilligan is Breaking Bad. There's just no other way to put it. And anyone who knows George Vincent Gilligan Jr. also knows that he'll produce pure brilliance regarding anything and everything to which he sets his brilliant mind.

    Breaking Bad the television show is often mentioned as being one of the greatest series of all time. Breaking Bad the movie should now be discussed in terms of being one of the greatest television-to-movie continuations…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★½

    Before any of us see a single frame of Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ we’re all well aware of the film’s many plaudits and longtime critical acclaim. Even prior articles of our own have covered the fact that ‘Joker’ received an eight minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival, or that it also took home the Golden Lion, the festival’s award for best film.

    Based on the competition, such illustrious awards may very well be warranted, but over time, reaction to…

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  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    “Below the surface, there was nothing.”

    This quote from the movie pretty much sums it all up. To say that ‘Ad Astra’ failed to meet our astronomically high expectations would be a cosmically vast understatement. We’ll get to that in a minute, but first we need to address the issue of the human buffalo sitting to our right who at first served as an annoyance, but as the movie painfully played on, became a welcomed distraction.

    We’ve never seen a…

  • Overlord

    Overlord

    ½

    I heard good things about 'Overlord.' I wish I hadn't. It would've saved me fifteen bucks.

    The writing is lame and while I enjoyed Wyatt Russell's performance in 'Ingrid Goes West,' I think this role exposes him as a poor man's Jason Clarke. Furthermore, 'Overlord' uses a dozen different tropes that have already been used a thousand different times before, so the film feels more like a mashup of worn out plot points than anything innovative or original.