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Wind River Review

Taylor Sheridan has been putting together quite the resume recently with superb writing on Sicario, one of my favorites from 2015, as well as writing and directing the solid modern western/crime drama Hell or High Water last year. Trust me when I tell you the hot streak continues with Wind…

Apes and Serkis Deserve An Oscar

Recently, Fox Studios announced it would be making a Best Actor / Best Picture push for Andy Serkis / Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes. I rarely agree with any of Fox’s decisions, but I have to admit they are absolutely right on this one. Here’s why…

Universal’s New Monsterverse: Goo…

  Monster movies have clearly evolved since the original Universal characters first hit the big screen with The Hunchback of Notre Dame way back in 1923.  Just so you know, Lon Chaney dropped silent acting bombs on folks as Quasimodo and then followed it up with The Phantom of the Opera in 1925.  Both…

Alien: Review Rewind

It’s the film you immediately think about when we talk about science fiction horror. It has spawned countless, mediocre knockoffs all trying to cash in on a fantastic question, but never coming close to scratching the itch. Alien succeeded in so many ways because it was fresh at the time, but the…