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  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★★★

    Lets get this straight out the gate: Justice League is a messy little film at times. However, just because it’s a mess doesn’t mean that it’s not an incredibly fun film that’s easy to fall in love with. There’s a certain charm to seeing Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg finally sharing the screen together, in a film that clearly loves these characters and the different parts of the DC Universe that they inhabit. It’s just too bad…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★½

    Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot is easily in the conversation for one of the all time great literature characters, having been the focal point of more than thirty-three novels, over fifty short stories, and numerous film and television adaptations. The most famous story of course, and the one that seems to be re-adapted every decade or so, is Murder on the Orient Express. With so many versions of the story already, it’s easy to just write this one-off, and who could…

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  • The Conjuring

    The Conjuring

    ★★★★½

    "The devil exists. God exists. And for us, as people, our very destiny hinges on which we decide to follow."

    I don't normally go for horror films. The genre has gotten too obsessed with blood and gore, and less with atmosphere, performances, and true chills. It takes a lot for them to really grab my attention. This is something James Wan has continually managed to do with his offerings in the genre, and 'The Conjuring' is no exception. In fact,…

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★★

    "Apes do not want war!"

    It's amazing how much the Planet of the Apes series has changed, and the ups and downs it has gone through. But after Rupert Wyatt's reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the series seemed to finally be back on track to return to its glory days. But no one could be prepared for what was to come, as Wyatt stepped out and Matt Reeves stepped in to the directors chair. Reeves, a self…