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  • Deepwater Horizon

    Deepwater Horizon

    Deepwater Horizon is a good movie! Who would’ve thought? When I saw the trailer for Deepwater Horizon in my IMAX theatre last year I actually had to plug my ears at how overwhelming the sound design was. It was then I decided that I probably didn’t need to see the film in theatres and then it just took a few months later to finally see it.

    I don’t want to make the assumption that films like this don’t mean anything…

  • Split

    Split

    I’d go as far as to say Split was a good film. Maybe I anticipated something less competent, but M. Night Shyamalan once again seems to be generating content that isn’t a complete wash. With The Visit and now Split under his belt – things are looking up.

    Split acts as a tour de force for James McAvoy. I’ve never cared much for him or felt he was an actor capable of “greatness”; Split proved to me that he was…

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  • The Amityville Horror

    The Amityville Horror

    Generally, I’m not a fan of horror films, and because of that I felt like the 13 Days of Halloween were a bit of a chore. There were a lot of enjoyable films, but overall the films never grabbed me in the way that I had hoped. The Amityville Horror is a film I never had interest in seeing, and Meg suggested we change that.

    I have to admit that much like Poltergeist and Close Encounters of the Third Kind,…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    La La Land is a bit of a non-committal film. It isn’t a romantic comedy and it certainly isn’t a musical in a traditional sense. It’s serious but whimsical - dramatic yet eccentric and over the top. The film is a hodge podge tribute to Hollywood but leans into the farce of it all. It’s such a strange film that I’ve had a difficult time putting my finger on just “how much” I liked it – and I did. It’s…