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A melting pot of unique movie information and opinions
A melting pot of unique movie information and opinions

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Prometheus was Ridley Scott’s latest and last Sci-Fi effort set in space, and it was quite a marvel.  He follows it up with this adaptation of Andy Weir’s fantastic novel, The Martian.  It’s an ambitious effort to turn a story that I believe to be far…

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Crime biopics are a dime a dozen in the history of cinema.  Many are among the greatest films of all time, and if done correctly it’s a strong recipe for success.  There are some bad ones also, and some that fall in between.  Black Mass is another such…

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George Miller released the original Mad Max way back in 1979, using a ridiculously low budget and a little known future star named Mel Gibson.  With it’s insane stunts and over the top action it became a cult classic and spawned two fantastic sequels, The…

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May 1 The Last Waltz (1978) Martin Scorsese’s incredible documentary chronicling the final concert by The Band.  Featuring some incredible performances and plenty of cameos from some of the biggest names in the history of rock, and music in general.…

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When Marvel brought us The Avengers, it was arguably the biggest movie ever made.  Biggest when you consider the number of star actors involved, the combination of so many multi-million dollar blockbuster franchises and the way it spawned what is now the…

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Deus Ex Machina: a god introduced by means of a crane in ancient Greek and Roman drama to decide the final outcome. The ‘deus’ of course means god or diety, the ‘ex’ means from our out-of, and the ‘machina’ would refer to a machine.  So it’s interesting…

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I love Detroit.  It’s the city that I live, and work, and it’s home to many of my favorite places and things.  It’s a city that is a husk of it’s old self, but is fighting it’s way from the rubble of financial decay and bankruptcy. There’s something…

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I can’t understand all the hate that we’ve been hearing for Fantastic Four, Marvel’s latest take on the classic group of heroes.  It’s been receiving a lot of bad press from people who don’t seem to appreciate the direction it looks to be going, but I…

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After months and months of anticipation the first full trailer for Zack Snyder’s Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice has arrived and it is much l much darker than we expected.  The trailer actually leaked a couple days ago but we opted to wait for the…

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Somewhat overshadowed by the huge release of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer, the latest teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s drama filled production The Hateful Eight has also hit the scene today.  The trailer gives us no actual footage,…
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