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"Operation: Dunkirk" Movie Review by Van Roberts

Apart from some vintage, black & white, newsreel footage of the historic British retreat from France in 1940, director Nick Lyon’s “Operation Dunkirk” (** OUT OF ****) has nothing to do with that landmark event aside from the setting. 928 more words


"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" Movie Review by Van Roberts

If numbers mean anything to you, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” (*** OUT OF ****) is the fifth film in Walt Disney Studios’ 18th century, supernatural, seafaring, fantasy franchise about swashbuckling buccaneers.  973 more words


Support RedShirt Films First Feature 'The Book Club'

The Book Club is the first feature length film from British independent film company RedShirt Films, which focuses on six months in the lives of a community of murderers and all round terrible human beings. 278 more words


"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" Movie Review by Van Roberts

“Super” writer & director James Gunn took moviegoers for an irreverent, interplanetary joyride, peppered with pop culture references, in “Guardians of the Galaxy” back in 2014.  973 more words


"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" Movie Review by Van Roberts

Hollywood must constantly reinvent old yarns to make them relevant for contemporary audiences.  “Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels” director Guy Ritchie embraces this strategy with his spectacular, $175-million, sword & sorcery saga “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” (**** OUT OF ****), starring “Sons of Anarchy’s” Charlie Hunnam as the title character.  961 more words


"Instant Death" Movie Review by Van Roberts

Sometimes, a guilty pleasure can be a lot of fun.  Watching the straight-to-video, Lou Ferrigno, action DVD “Instant Death” (**1/2 OUT OF ****) revived memories of Charles Bronson’s “Death Wish” movies, Liam Neeson’s “Taken” trilogy, and the Sylvester Stallone “Rambo” franchise.  976 more words