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  • Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four

    Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four

    ★★★½

    Marvel Studios is universally regarding as the shining beacon of modern blockbusters. They practically print money, have their formula down to a science, but after watching "Doomed!" there is a darker side to what they've done to protect a franchise that deserves so much better.

    Back in the early-90s, Marvel was a company on life support and it seemed they would do anything to make some money, even have a filmmaker like Roger Corman, known for film schlock, adapt one…

  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★½

    This movie keeps popping up on Showtime, and any time it's on, I'm compelled to see it through.

    It could be just starting, 30 minutes in, nearly at the credits, it doesn't matter, I feel that I need to watch it, and that just shows how truly great "No Country for Old Men" remains.

    At the heart, it's simple. Man steals something that doesn't belong to him, unstoppable force tracks him to re-obtain what was stolen, and mayhem ensues. While…

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★★

    There isn't much to say about "Boyhood" that hasn't already been said. It's a gamble that turned into something transcendent, something pure, something honest, something universal. While I understand an audiences' apprehension about the "coming-of-age" genre, "Boyhood" is something else that goes that genre and creates an honest film about growing up. While film's portray growing up as something sensational and how just one life event will determine your entire future and the type of person you WILL become, "Boyhood"…

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★½

    Considering this is a 104 minute horror film, there isn't a wasted second...it all counts for something.

    Jordan Peele has created a genre piece that rivals anything a major studio is putting out now. Forget about what people are saying that a studio had "balls" to put out "A Cure For Wellness," "Get Out" is a truly ballsy release for a first time director and who someone might consider just half of a comedy duo.

    First off, Key & Peele put…