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INFERNO review

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inferno-posterHis Greatest Challenge.  Humanity’s Last Hope.

Professor Robert Langdon, a character from the literary World of Dan Brown, was last seen saving the Catholic Church and Vatican City from total annihilation in “Angels and Demons”.  As the latest chapter, “Inferno”, begins, Professor Langdon is in a hospital bed with no idea how he got there or what he is doing in Florence, Italy; suffering from head trauma.  Soon after, someone comes Continue reading

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JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK review

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jack-reacher-never-go-back-600x936He’s the Guy you weren’t Counting On

In 2012, a dark and intense action thriller by the name of “Jack Reacher” hit theaters during a difficult time in our country and the film mostly flew-under the radar, but it introduced us to a no-holds-barred military hero named Jack Reacher.  Four years later he’s back in “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”; our retired military Major Jack Reacher has been Continue reading

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DEEPWATER HORIZON review

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deepwater-horizon-posterWhen Faced with Our Darkest Hour, Hope is Not a Tactic

On April 20th of 2010, an oil rig, named the Deepwater Horizon, located just-off the coast of Louisiana suffered a major blowout and erupted into a major oil spill, spilling over 200 million gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico.  Over the days that followed, most of the story centered-around the oil, but the real story is what happened on the Deepwater Horizon.  The film follows the crew from Transocean as they arrive for their three-week stint on the vessel.  Upon arriving, a few issues Continue reading

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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN review

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the-magnificent-seven-posterJustice Has a Number

Based on the original “Seven Samurai” and “The Magnificent Seven”, 2016’s re-imagining from Antoine Fuqua opens-as the mining town of Rose Creek is under threat from the owner of the mine, Bartholomew Bogue.  Showing no care for its townspeople, it’s clear he only has one goal in-mind, finding gold.  Warrant Office Sam Chisolm is a three days-ride Continue reading

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SULLY review

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sully-movies-238330-1The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson

On a cold winter morning in 2009 on January 15th, a passenger plane lost both engines at a lower altitude than any other aircraft in history after hitting a flock of geese just after takeoff.  Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Skiles had to make a quick decision, either divert the plane back to a nearby runway and risk not making it or try the unimaginable.  With time running out, they decided to Continue reading