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BLEED FOR THIS review

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bleed-for-this-posterThis Is What the Greatest Comeback in Sports History Looks Like

In 1988, Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza was one of the World’s Greatest World Champion boxers, which is where “Bleed for This” picks-up.  As his career begins to falter with a few poor fights in-a-row, he gets a big chance in a title fight but Continue reading

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ARRIVAL review

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arrival-poster-a-chegadaWhy Are They Here?

Ever wonder how we would react to an unidentified object-landing?  Dr. Louise Banks is a college professor of Linguistics, one of the best in the country.   In the latest film from Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners), “Arrival”, strange, spherical objects called Heptapods have Continue reading

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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