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GIMME DANGER (2016)

Final Rating: 8/10 James Osterberg is not long for this world. Talk about déjà vu. When I first heard the man more commonly known as Iggy Pop was doing an album with the much younger…

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Jackie (2016)

Final Rating: 9.4/10 When Billy Crudup’s journalist character asks Jackie Onassis what it sounded like when the bullet went through her late husband’s head, you know you’re getting a grizzly depiction of how the John…

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Knight of Cups (2016)

Final Rating: 8/10 Many directors think through dreams. David Lynch brings out our Freudian subconscious out in front of the firing squad to expose our nightmares. Nicolas Winding Refn mimics the tossing and turning we make…

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Gods Of Egypt (2016)

Final Rating: 6/10 They stand over fifteen feet tall, towering over their loyal subjects who enjoy the prosperity of a free Egypt; where passage to the afterlife is a right and life on earth is…

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Hail, Caesar! (2016)

Final Rating: 8/10 Time is always ticking on Eddie Mannix’s (Josh Brolin) wristwatch. He’s a tired, no-nonsense Hollywood fixer, carrying from soundstage to soundstage a guilty conscience – still smoking cigarettes after a promise to his…

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The Choice (2016)

Final Rating: 2.7/10 Nicholas Sparks has done it again. When I say that, I mean he has rewritten the same story again. Two people who most likely shouldn’t be in love fall in love. This…

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Final Rating: 7/10 While Elizabeth Bennett shall forever remain iconic for her swift wit, fierce protectiveness and independence, there is something immensely satisfying about the added skills of yielding a katana and dropkicking zombies in…

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Anomalisa (2016)

Final Rating: 10/10 Now that Anomalisa has been released in theaters, I can finally explode like the kind of writer I’ve always strived to be. I have waited months since the Toronto International Film Festival…

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The Hateful Eight

Final Rating: 8.3/10 The Intro: Chapter 1 The Hateful Eight Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film Eight characters Two locations Two formats of release The latter having two parts with one intermission One review from me Divided…

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