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N.D. Wilson's 'The River Thief'

Imagine Flannery O’Conner made a movie.

My gut reaction walking out of the theater: Shock. The River Thief was shockingly funny, shockingly scary, shockingly grim, shockingly merry, shockingly bold with both good and evil. 1,293 more words

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople: A Quirky Kiwi Film That Will Steal Your Heart

It’s been a long time since a movie touched me the way Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople did.  One minute you’re fighting back tears and the next you’re holding your side, gasping for air.   357 more words

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No, YOU Move: Why Every American Should be #TeamCap

Civil War isn’t the best Captain America film, but it is certainly the best Avengers. With the movie’s emotional fulcrum bridging multiple characters (leaving only a fraction to Steve Rogers) and the greatest character arc belonging to Tony Stark, … 1,648 more words

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The Revenant

At this point I just have to ask: What is wrong with you Hollywood?

Seriously. I have so many questions… How did this movie get nominated for so many awards? 1,192 more words

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Zootopia: Political Satire for the Whole Family

There’s something beautiful in the way that Zootopia toes the line between political satire and a fun adventure for children.  But the movie pulls it off effortlessly and we are left with a film enjoyable by audiences of every type. 330 more words

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Oscars 2016: Wows & Whoopsies

Here we go! I’m joined by roommates Grace, Ashley, and Lauren for the annual critique of Oscar fashion. There were some MAJOR calamities on the Red Carpet, along with some beautiful winners. 1,610 more words

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The Hateful Eight: "Reservoir Dogs" Meets "Clue"

I’ll be honest with you, I was in love with this movie by the time the main titles were finished rolling.  The ever so haunting imagery and musical bombardment were almost hypnotic and did a fantastic job of setting the mood of the film.   408 more words

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