Movie Review: ‘DEAR DICTATOR’ rises to the occasion, but stumbles in its delivery

March 15th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews, The Queue | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic DEAR DICTATOR Not rated, 90 minutes. Director: Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse Cast: Odeya Rush, Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, Seth Green and Jason Biggs It’s not a huge secret that growing up as a teenager can be drastically difficult in certain situations or cultures. It’s also not a secret that Hollywood loves to churn out tales of misguided youth or those going against the grain to achieve self-worth. Sometimes, it ...

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Fresh On Demand: ‘MAYHEM’, ‘AMANDA & JACK GO GLAMPING’ and ‘KILLING GUNTHER’

November 11th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews, The Queue | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic A lot of movie titles come through the pipeline in any given week. With the many streaming options now available to go with wide releases, it’s good to know about the smaller titles in case they are better entertainment options. Whether at the local arthouse theatre or even from the comfort of your couch, here are some indie choices out this week… MAYHEM Not rated, 86 minutes. Director: Joe Lynch Cast: Steven Yeun, Samara ...

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Movie Review: ‘THE EXCEPTION’ aims for moral complexity, hits clichés instead

June 29th, 2017 | Movie Review, The Queue | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic THE EXCEPTION Rated R, 107 minutes. Director: David Leveaux Cast: Lily James, Jai Courtney, Christopher Plummer and Janet McTeer Writers of novels, mini-series and movies can’t help but explore every facet of World War II, even if it’s already been covered – get ready for competing Winston Churchill biopics and Reinhard Heidrich assassination thrillers – or it’s mostly fictional, like THE EXCEPTION. Based on the ...

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