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  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★★★★★

    What's the greatest film ever made and why is it "Top Gun"?

  • Wheelman

    Wheelman

    ★★★★

    A superbly executed night in Hell that consistently thrills while barely missing a single, white-knuckle step. The direction is just fantastic and Frank Grillo sells every “fuck” he shouts in this film with a shocking amount of intensity and heart. In many ways, “Wheelman” shouldn’t be this good. Well, it is and let’s all be incredibly thankful for it.

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  • Transformers: The Last Knight

    Transformers: The Last Knight

    ½

    Yesterday evening was honestly pretty special. My friends and I, along with hundreds of others, had the exciting opportunity to attend the Chicago premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight. For many of us, this was our first large-scale, red carpet event. Michael Bay was there to introduce the evening and the film. Joining him was much of the core cast as well, including Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, and Laura Haddock. The gleeful smile smacked across my face was…

  • A Cure for Wellness

    A Cure for Wellness

    ½

    If Dennis Lehane, Stephen King, and Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now morphed into some kind of demented medical thriller, the end product may resemble A Cure for Wellness. The slight hiccup with that previous statement, unfortunately, is that those two authors and Coppola’s film are actually great. A Cure for Wellness is not great. It’s not even good. Hell, it’s not even bad. It is practically the bottom of the barrel when comes to a rating system. This film is…