Movie review

CommentaryLife & Arts

New ‘Furious’ film proves to be worthy sequel

In “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, director F. Gary Gray and writer Chris...

CommentaryLife & Arts

Lost in translation

“Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler and Ehren Kruger, turns a successful manga and...

Life & Arts

Live-action reboot stuns with visuals

“Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s latest in a line of live-action reboots, broke box office records in its opening weekend with a combination...

Life & Arts

‘Arrival’ fails to deliver

In his latest feature effort Director Denis Villeneuve helms “Arrival,” based on Ted Chiang’s science fiction short story “Story of Your Life.” “Arrival”...

Life & Arts

‘Moonlight’ rewrites masculinity

“Moonlight” premiered at Telluride Film Festival as an indie stand-out, but soon became the most well-received film of the year. Mild spoilers ahead....

BlogsModern Bookworm

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…Burton success or fail?

Goth favorite and master of dark comedy and sporadic ideologies, Tim Burton announced in early 2012 that he would be directing the adaptation...

Life & Arts

Film enthralls with bizarre plot

“Swiss Army Man,” written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, shines shamelessly in the bizarre and awkward and delivers a truly...

Life & Arts

“X-Men” disappoints with thin plot, poor visual effects

Newest film in franchise suffers from clichés despite efforts of young cast “X-Men: Apocalypse” is a surprising step backwards from the series’ last...


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