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A Review: Son Of Saul

My friends, let me tell you that if you’re looking for a really harrowing film-going experience, one that will leave you filled with awe at the technique but mostly sadness and discomfort, look no further than 2016’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language film: “Son of Saul”. 349 more words


Doug Reviews: Café Society (2016)

With Café Society, Writer-Director Woody Allen delivers his latest comedy. Does this recall Allen’s past glories, or is it one of his weaker entries? 417 more words


Capsule review: Independence Day Resurgence (2016)

Independence Day Resurgence (2016): premise: alien invaders attack earth, again. The sequel to Independence Day goes in much the same direction in terms of story, with a couple of significant differences and new characters, but this time it’s flat and disengaging (1/10) For a thoughtful commentary please visit this blog post of mine: here.


Doug Reviews: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

In 2012, Writer-Director Christopher McQuarrie brought Author Lee Child’s creation, Jack Reacher, to movie audiences. The first film, Jack Reacher, was a solid action movie that hearkened back to the films of the 80s and 90s. 872 more words


Project October Review

Director: Chad Ritchie
Writer: Chad Ritchie, Justin Carlino
Cast: Brooke Svanes, Matt Hartley, Mia Topalian, Tiffany Anderjaska

I have reviewed Chad Ritchie’s 2010 film Fields of November on this very site a while back and my first ever interview on The Cinephiliacs was with the New York film-maker too, so I am rather familiar with the man himself and much of his work, so I was eager to check out the film he made in 2012 called Project October. 756 more words


Doug Reviews: The Accountant (2016)

When I saw the trailer for Director Gavin O’Connor’s The Accountant, my immediate thought was, This could either be really good or a complete disaster… 645 more words


Doug Reviews: The Birth of a Nation (2016)

From the moment it burst onto the scene at Sundance, Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation has inspired both praise and controversy. However, now that the film is available for public consumption, the only question that matters is: is it any good? 1,010 more words