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Movie reviews and opinions by The Bitter Critic
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Billions (2016) Season 1 Review
This week, I put on my best power tie, bought low, sold high and invested an entire Sunday into watching the first season of Billions (2016) starring Damien Lewis (Homeland) and Paul Giamatti (American Splendor). Robert "Bobby" Axelrod (Damien Lewis) is Wal...

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Why Luke Skywalker can't be a Sith Lord in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Unless you've been living under a rock or in a cave on Mars, you've probably seen the trailers for the upcoming (at the time of this writing) 7th film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If you haven't, feast your eyes. I can wait. First te...

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Has 'Game of Thrones' Finally Jumped the Shark?
I'd like to preface this by saying I'm aware I'm going to come across as some raging-nerd-book-loving-fanboy. I only ask that you stick with me until the end. Oh, and if you haven't watched Season 5, Episode 9 of Game of Thrones , here there be spoilers. Th...

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Movie Review
This week, I strapped on my dirtiest leathers and headed out into the desert to check out Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron. It's directed by George Miller, who directed the three previous films in this franchise. The new Mad ...

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Marvel's Daredevil Episode 4 Review
This week I managed to squeeze in another episode of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix.  We're up to episode 4 now and things are starting to get interesting. First off, it can't be understated how violent this show is. Not only is there relentless beating of v...

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Jupiter Ascending (2015) Movie Review
This week, I decided to shift gears a little and get back to watching some movies. Since sci-fi is a particular love of mine, I thought I'd check out Jupiter Ascending  (2015) starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis. It's written, produced and directed by th...

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Marvel's Daredevil Episode 3 Review
I managed to plop myself in front of Netflix for an hour to catch the third episode of Daredevil. This series just keeps getting better and better. This particular episode was much improved for a number of reasons. Chief of which was the lack of flashbacks....

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Marvel's Daredevil Episode 2 Review
A couple of days ago, I reviewed the premiere episode of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix. You can find that review here . Unlike most, I'm not binge watching the entire season in one weekend. I've managed to watch the second episode, however, and thought I'd ...

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Marvel's Daredevil Premiere Episode Review
Today, I double-clicked on the Ol'  Netflix and queued up with newest series to hit the streaming giant.  Marvel's Daredevil stars Charlie Cox ( Boardwalk Empire ) as Matt Murdock, a blind defense attorney by day and an ass-kicking, masked vigilante by nigh...

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Dear Warner Bros. - Please don't screw up Suicide Squad
I started thinking about the slew of comic book movies being released in the coming years. Fox, Sony, Marvel/Disney and DC/Warner Bros. have somewhere around 40 titles confirmed between them over the next 6 years. That's a lot of capes and tights to get exc...
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