Review – Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Full disclosure: I saw Sicario: Day of the Soldado out of a sense of obligation to the Movie March. I saw the original Sicario in the theater back in 2015 and thought it was fine. But, while there's nothing inherently wrong with them, these hard-edged crime movies aren't generally my cup of chocolate milk. I... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Savages

Original US release date: July 6, 2012 Production budget: $45,000,000 Worldwide gross: $82,966,152 Savages is the third Oliver Stone film for which I've done a #ThrowbackThursday in recent months, with the first being Born on the Fourth of July (found here) and the second being Platoon (which you can find here).  Stone has over forty years of experience... Continue Reading →

Review – Kong: Skull Island

I've been a pretty big King Kong fan for most of my adult life.  The original 1933 classic was the first special-effects blockbuster that broke every established rule and opened up the world's collective mind to the potential of film as a storytelling medium.  Peter Jackson's 2004 remake was a brilliant and poignant love poem... Continue Reading →

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