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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad


    I have to say I was rather disappointed in the latest DCEU entry, Suicide Squad. This has to be one of the most pointless films I've seen in some time, which is sad because for all its faults, at least Batman v Superman had ambition and lofty goals, even if it had a hard time explaining why or what it was going for. In terms of summer movies, Suicide Squad does fit the mold of providing some fun entertainment here…

  • Green Room

    Green Room


    Proving once again he's a talent to watch, Jeremy Saulnier takes nihilism to the extreme in his latest horror gem, Green Room. There's no boogey-man here or ghosts or ghouls, instead Saulnier thrusts the audience into something far worse: the deep depravity of human hatred. After traveling many miles with little money for a failed showing, a punk rock band named "The Ain't Rights" take a last minute gig in an attempt to gain some cash before heading back east.…

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier


    In 2011, Marvel Studios brought Captain America to the screen in Captain America: The First Avenger. This would be the last solo-superhero film before Marvel's gargantuan team-up film, The Avengers, which would go on to be one of the biggest commercial and critical hits of 2012. Captain America: The First Avenger told the origin story of Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), a scrawny Brooklyn kid who through scientific experimentation became the super-soldier known as Captain America, helping to “defeat” the Nazi…

  • John Wick

    John Wick


    Keanu Reeves is back! Yes, yes, I know what you’re thinking. Last year he was in both 47 Ronin and Man of Tai Chi, and in 2012 he produced the excellent documentary Side by Side. But this time he really is back! Like kicking ass in a suit with slicked-back hair back! And it’s freakishly cool!

    John Wick is a smart, modern action film that’s a bit of a throwback of sorts to the adult action films from the 80’s…