Archive for the ‘Movie Reviews’ Category

An Instant Sci-Fi Classic: Blade Runner 2049 Review

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

After thirty-five years, sci-fi cult classic Blade Runner gets a visually stunning sequel that asks what it means to be human, while also expanding the film’s universe. Director Denis Villeneuve and the film’s writing team could have easily rebooted the franchise with no effort involved and made a quick buck…
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A Good Day to Die: Flatliners (2017) Movie Review

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

If you were a fan of Joel Schumacher’s sci-fi horror film, Flatliners (1990), then chances are you were excited to hear that there was a sequel in the works for the storyline. Flatliners (2017), directed by Niels Arden Oplev, was released in theaters on September 29. I remember watching the…
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Invasion of Paradise: mother! (2017) Movie Review

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

If you’ve seen films such as Black Swan or Noah, then you may be familiar with the style of the man that directed them: Darren Aronofsky. Famous for bringing life to some of the most controversial, but yet beautifully, constructed films in this era of filmmaking. Aronofsky really added on…
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Diary of a Superhero Comic Novice: Gisselle’s Intro

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Last week, in a fit of anger following my revelation of having not seen it, my boss, Peter Kreten, came into the Xavierite office, logged on to a computer, and forced me to sit through a viewing of DC’s newest movie, Wonder Woman. Being a Marvel fan, I was appalled;…
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You’ll Float, Too: It (2017) Movie Review

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

With movies such as Happy Death Day, Jigsaw, and even Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween coming out in October, it can be easy for a Halloween fan to get hyped up as the countdown towards candy, jump scares, and horror films begins. However, while Halloween may be the most popular…
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Ghost in the Shell Movie Review

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Ghost in the Shell is the American, live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s original Japanese comic, Manga, and Mamoru Oshii’s classic 1995 animated film of the same name. I have been looking forward to this film for quite some time. Not only because I was a fan of the original animated…
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All Good Things Must Come to an End: Logan Movie Review

Monday, March 13th, 2017

This is it. After seventeen long years of playing the iconic Wolverine, Hugh Jackman has decided it was time to hang his hat. If Logan is the last of Jackman’s Wolverine then the end couldn’t have been more perfect. Logan is an action-packed, yet emotional rollercoaster of a movie, that…
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Shyamalan is Back! Split Movie Review

Monday, February 6th, 2017

In 1999, director and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan surprised audiences and critics with his supernatural horror and thriller film, The Sixth Sense. Because of this film’s success and praise, Shyamalan quickly became a household name. However, critics and fans agree that after his third film, Signs (2002), the quality of…
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La La Land Review

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Over the winter break, I had the opportunity to go see La La Land in theaters, which was a very surprising and pleasant experience. You see, I am not the biggest fan of musicals. I think they are cheesy and unrealistic, which is why I didn’t have any expectations for…
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Monday, January 16th, 2017

  Being a huge Star Wars fan, I was excited to see the new film in the franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. I was interested to see the first movie that would “kick-off” a new series of Star Wars films, and the first to have its lead character…
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