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‘Logan Lucky’: Hilarious Hillbilly Hijinks | Film Review

  Back in 2001, the heist film Ocean’s Eleven was a big hit featuring an ensemble cast, spawning two sequels and became known for its time shifting editing. Its director Steven Soderbergh returns to the heist genre with his hilarious hillbilly version.   Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is a West Virginian construction worker who loses his job at the Charlotte[…]

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‘Wind River’ – Standard Thriller Tropes Executed Expertly | Film Review

  Taylor Sheridan‘s previous two screenplays contained deep seated nihilism conflating with tangible violence, while plenty of moral grey areas examined. It’s no surprise then, that his major directorial debut – He had previously directed a low budget horror/thriller titled Vile – is another exercise in the darkness in humanity erupting in dark, violent ways.   Wind River takes Sheridan[…]

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‘Annabelle: Creation’ – Thoroughly Well-Executed And Thought-Out | Film Review

  Annabelle: Creation is a 2017 horror film that stars Stephanie Sigman, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Miranda Otto, Anthony LaPaglia, and Talitha Bateman. It’s directed by David F. Sandberg (known for Attic Panic and Lights Out).   A synopsis for this film via IMDb reads: “12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered[…]

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‘Everything, Everything’ – A Superb Watch With Amazing Acting Performances | Film Review

  Everything, Everything is a 2017 Drama/Romance film starring Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera and Taylor Hickson. It is directed by Stella Meghie (most known for Jean Of The Joneses).   A synopsis for this film reads: “A 17 year old girl named Madeline Whittier has a rare disease that causes her to have to stay indoors 24/7 with[…]

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‘Una’ – A Grave Subject Handled Poorly | Film Review

  Una is a film that has its heart in the right place in attempting to tackle the very serious subject of sexual abuse, but while it attempts to weave its character arcs into a cohesive whole, its own form causes the film to fall apart.   The film follows Rooney Mara‘s titular character tracking down Ben Mendelsohn‘s Ray, the[…]

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