Review: Great intentions outweigh Ability in Holocaust Movie Paradise

2.5 out of 4 stars Title Paradise Composed by Andrrey Konchalovskiy and Elena Kiseleva Directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy Starring Yuliya Vysotskaya and Viktor Sukhorukov Genre Drama Language Language Year 2016 It seems almost pointless to say by this point in history, but films about the Holocaust are always tremendously complicated undertakings. To capture the terror, to make sense of this […]

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Review: The Star’s take on the nativity of Jesus is Somewhat amusing but mostly boring

2 out of 4 stars Title The Star Composed by Carlos Kotkin, Tom Sheridan and Simon Moore Directed by Timothy Reckart Starring Steven Yeun, Kristin Chenoweth and Tyler Perry Genre Cartoon Classification PG Nation USA Language Language Year 2017 In Sony Animation’s new faith-based holiday movie, a star is tired. Helmed by animator and filmmaker Timothy Reckart, The Star places […]

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Review: Murder on the Orient Express’s modernization Effort fails to connect

2 out of 4 stars Title Murder on the Orient Express Composed by Michael Green Directed by Kenneth Branagh Starring Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench Genre Mystery Classification PG Nation Malta/USA Language Language Year 2017 Perhaps it’s no coincidence that francophone celebrities are not throw as Hercule Poirot; though his nationality was motivated by real Belgian […]

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Inspection: Daddy’s Home 2 is an indefensible group effort in Collapse

0 out of 4 stars Title Daddy’s House Two Composed by Sean Anders and John Morris Directed by Sean Anders Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow and Mel Gibson Classification PG Nation USA Language Language If the mythical Soviet filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky spoke the truth — and looking at , there’s little doubt he was one to tell a […]

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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri defies expectations

3.5 out of 4 stars Title Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Written by Martin McDonagh Directed by Martin McDonagh Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell Genre Drama Classification 14A Country U.K./U.S. Language English Year 2017 Midway through Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a fawn appears, Bambi-like, in a clearing. The grieving Mildred Hayes, the film’s protagonist, almost shakes […]

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Inspection: Thor: Ragnarok injects some levity to a bloated franchise

3 out of 4 stars Title Thor: Ragnarok Composed by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson and Cate Blanchett Classification PG Nation USA Language Language There’s a zippy celebrity cameo off the top of Thor: Ragnarok, the 63rd (fine, 17th) movie in what has been christened the Marvel […]

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Review: A Bad Mothers Christmas reaches for franchise Land by Substituting the PTA with the holidays

2 out of 4 stars Title A Bad Mothers Christmas Composed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn Classification 14A Nation USA Language Language At the core of the Bad Mothers concept lies a fair social observation: that modern mothers are overburdened with domestic expectations. And […]

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Review: Clooney’s Suburbicon is a waste of A-list talent

1 out of 4 stars Title Suburbicon Composed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, George Clooney and Grant Heslov Directed by George Clooney Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac Genre Drama Classification 14A Nation USA Language Language Year 2017 Let George Clooney’s effort at Coen Brothers cosplay be a lesson to anyone who believes that admiration transfers over to […]

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