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Live by Night Review

AMBITIOUS AND INTRIGUING,

BUT NOT WELL-ROUNDED

American author Dennis Lehane has worn many hats over the years, partaking in various media outlets in his creative works. 2,090 more words

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FILM DIARY #24: Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Nobody anticipated the success of the first Star Wars movie. George Lucas’ paean to the adventure serials he grew up loving as a boy, daring tales of dashing heroes fighting evil empires in fantastical worlds, was to a cynical, gloomy late 1970’s anathema, certainly to studio heads reared by Godfather’s & French Connection’s, and indeed to many of Lucas’ illustrious luminaries, the American ‘New Wave’, making such legendary pictures. 847 more words

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On the Shoulders of Giants (2012)

This is a movie that has the same sort of low-budget TV look as a Blakes 7 episode from the 1970s and lots of very low res, barely shaded CGI graphics.   264 more words

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Sherlock: Fair to Middle Episode

DATELINE:  Lying Down on the Job

The middle episode movie for Sherlock 4 features Toby Jones, our favorite diminutive character actor, in rare form as evil. 287 more words

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Festival of Iranian Films: Under the Shadow review

By Ryan Keating-Lambert

★★★★☆

A genuine fright fest that like all good modern horrors, relies more on atmosphere than cheap jump scares. With the turbulent backdrop of the Iran-Iraq war and an extremely unnerving folk tale mixed in,  411 more words

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Review: Underworld: Awakening (2012)

“Do you think I’m foolish enough to take you at your word? No reason to fear a Death Dealer who fell in love with a Lycan, who murdered two of our elders, and who, at every turn, has betrayed her own kind.” 447 more words

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Martin Luther King Jr Day and Hidden Figures

What a day.

Today we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. His Birthday is January 15th and we celebrate on the third Monday of January. 247 more words

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