Movie Review: ‘MASTERMINDS’ – a dumb comedy with class

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September 29th, 2016 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic MASTERMINDS | 94 min | PG-13 Director: Jared Hess Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Kate McKinnon, Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Jones, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Ken Marino Like this week's release of DENIAL (our review here), MASTERMINDS is another film based on a true story (albeit loosely). It's an altered account on one of the largest heists in history, as a group of amateurs decide to rob Loomis ...

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Movie Review: ‘DENIAL’ – message outweighs impact of narrative

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September 29th, 2016 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic DENIAL | 110 min | PG-13 Director: Mick Jackson Cast: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall In today’s American social climate, it has become clear that we hold opinions in greater currency than actually history or statistics. One can look no further than this upcoming election, as candidates react with half-truths or flat-out lies, leaving the public to fact-check. The sociopolitical spectrum is heavily ...

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Movie Review: ‘DEEPWATER HORIZON’ – Under Pressure

Mark Wahlberg in DEEPWATER HORIZON. Courtesy of Summit/ Lionsgate.
September 28th, 2016 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic DEEPWATER HORIZON | 107 min | PG-13 Directed by: Peter Berg Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Ethan Suplee, Dylan O'Brien Man-made disasters are particularly horrifying because they are eminently avoidable. This was clearly the case with the Deepwater Horizon, an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana, where corporate meddling led to the deaths of multiple members of the crew. The ...

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