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Napoleon is a Victim of Its Own Ambitions

In his eighth decade, Ridley Scott displays a directorial vigor that surpasses many filmmakers half his age. Alongside Martin Scorsese, he stands as a cinematic Highlander, consistently delivering top-tier films that grace award seasons annually.

Avatar: The Way of Water was Worth the Wait

James Cameron’s Avatar took the world by storm in 2009. I remember hearing how awesome the movie was: It was stunning. It was beautiful. It took the historical story of European expansion into the Americas to a futuristic level. I… Continue Reading →

Even Chris Pratt Can’t Save The Tomorrow War

Chris Pratt may be one of the hottest stars in Hollywood right now. When you look over his resume, it’s not hard to see why. Movies like Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers and Jurassic World immediately jump off the page… Continue Reading →

Michael Bonfiglio Asks: Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Per Matt Charles Schulz was an American icon, and rightfully so. At its peak in popularity, his Peanuts comic strip was published daily in 2,600 newspapers in 75 countries and in 21 languages. His audience was the world; his characters… Continue Reading →

Easter Eggs Prep Pennyworth for a Comics-Based Storyline

Per Matt I suppose it takes a lot of looking inward, before you can finally let go of the past. Moving toward the future, Season 2 of Pennyworth did a whole lot of that. From the season premiere, the EPIX… Continue Reading →

Delroy Lindo Aims For Gold in Da 5 Bloods

Per Matt “After you’ve been in a war, you realize it never really ends. Whether it’s in your mind or reality, it’s just degrees.” As a fan of wartime movies all of my life, I’ve come to expect complicated character… Continue Reading →

The Two Best Films of 2019 You Haven’t Watched

Per Matt 2019, as a whole, was a good year for Hollywood. Movie theaters offered a plethora of options to audiences. There were some stinkers, there were some surprises and there were some hidden gems released throughout the year. As… Continue Reading →

1917 is Bloody, Beautiful and Bloody Violent

Per Matt I’m not exactly sure when I started to really enjoy watching war movies, but anything involving World War I has absolutely intrigued me for a long time. Maybe it’s the fact that my Great Granddaddy was a veteran… Continue Reading →

Jojo Rabbit Dances Around Heavy Topics

Per Matt Taika Waititi is a genius. I’ll admit it, I was late to the party to figure it out, but after watching Thor: Ragnarok, I finally came to my senses. The way he balanced the complicated character with lighthearted… Continue Reading →

Pennyworth Expands the DC Universe

Per Matt Now that Gotham has closed up shop, EPIX has taken the reins in telling the backstory of Bruce Wayne’s family tree.

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