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Our goal is to post our review on the 10th anniversary of the film appearing in theaters.

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  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Prisoners
  • Her

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  • Man of Steel

  • Evil Dead

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  • Looper

Recent reviews

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    Man of Steel is a modern retelling of the origin of Clark Kent, AKA Superman (Henry Cavill). A young Clark learns to understand his abilities as well as his place in a world that may fear him for his god-like powers. Just as Clark begins to learn about his alien heritage, the villainous General Zod (Michael Shannon) arrives on Earth with plans to make a new home for the surviving Kryptonians, threatening the lives of the entire human race.…

  • Evil Dead

    Evil Dead

    There was a lot of buzz around this flick back in 2013. It marked the first time in this classic horror series that director Sam Raimi & title character Ash Williams, played by the delightfully schticky actor Bruce Campbell, did not return to the series.

    A reboot with none of the original cast and crew in a movie landscape riddled with bad reboots, this just had to be crap….

    But hot damn! They nailed it! 

    Keeping most of the plot elements…

Popular reviews

  • Dredd


    Anderson: “Sir, he's thinking about going for your gun.”
    Dredd: “Yeah.”
    Anderson: “He just changed his mind.”
    Dredd: “Yeah.”

    A Quick Summary
    Is it any coincidence that this came out a year after The Raid (2011)? Following a very similar formula, this movie follows a couple of Judges (Dredd played by Carl Urban and rookie Anderson played by Olivia Thirlby) into a locked-down gang-controlled tower where they must use their wits and weapons to survive and serve justice.

    Reception at…

  • Looper


    Joe, a hitman known as a looper, kills men sent back from the future until he discovers the man sent back to be killed is himself. It gets more complicated when the older Joe is in search of a small boy who will grow up to become “The Rainmaker”, the new head of the mob who ordered his hit.

    Looper felt like a bit of a coming-out party for Rain Johnson. The film is full of unique, high-concept sci-fi ideas,…