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February 12, 2019

What Men Want – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

Some movies just feel tailor-made for gender-swapped remakes. We got two of them last year in the forms of Ocean’s 8 and Overboard, the former mostly decent, the latter not so much. It may not be the most creative choice in the world, and we saw how ugly it can get when […]
February 6, 2019

Serenity – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

It’s never a good sign when your movie gets pushed back twice before finally being released in the doldrums of January. But that’s exactly what happened to existential thriller Serenity, as it went from a late-September slot, to a mid-October one, to finally the one it just settled on. There can […]
February 5, 2019

Miss Bala – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

Super Bowl weekend is typically a slow one at the movies, with not many new releases willing to go up against the big game. Which has always been a little weird to me, seeing as it only takes up a Sunday afternoon – if you live on the west coast […]
February 2, 2019

Shoplifters – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

I’ve been trying more and more in recent years to include foreign films in my movie queue, keenly aware of the fact that all the good movies can’t just come from America. I know a lot of people give a back-patting ceremony like the Academy Awards a lot of flack […]