Drama

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4.5

Murder on the Orient Express : Movie Review

It’s been nearly two decades since the last incarnation of this Agatha Christie murder mystery, and nearly half a century since the most famous adaptation by Sydney Lumet. In keeping with the star-studded cast of the latter, Kenneth Branagh’s venture into the world of Hercule Poirot includes an impressive cast along with an impressive infamous […]
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2.0

The Snowman: Movie Review

Thomas Alfredson returns after 6 years away from the director’s chair to helm the big-screen adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s novel, The Snowman. With a cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, J.K. Simmons and Val Kilmer among others, The Snowman seemed poised to be a great film. Yet despite having a fantastic cast, director and […]
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4.0

Breathe: Movie Review

With his new film, Breathe, Andy Serkis is the latest actor to try his hand at directing a film. Many have done this over the years. People such as Ben Affleck and Clint Eastwood have found great success in their directorial attempts. Then you have others like Tim Allen and Johnny Depp who weren’t able […]
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4.5

Marshall: Movie Review

I love to learn about history through film. I know that films can take liberties when it comes to true events, but it encourages me to read about the actual people nonetheless. Marshall does just that for me. This film depicts an early case of Thurgood Marshall before he becomes the first African American Supreme […]
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4.0

The Mountain Between Us: Movie Review

Idris Elba and Kate Winslet star in the adaptation of Chris Martin’s novel The Mountains Between Us. Two time Academy Award nominated Hany Abu-Assad serves as director of this story of surviving despite the seemingly insurmountable odds. Winslet plays Alex Martin, a restless and sometimes reckless photojournalist, who convinces Elba’s character, the calm and collected […]
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4.5

Victoria and Abdul Movie Review

It’s a sad fact that there aren’t enough stories about friendship. There are more stories about forbidden love than there is about the strong bond of friendship. Thankfully, that’s exactly what Victoria and Abdul is about. The film tells the story of Queen Victoria’s unlikely friendship with an Indian servant named Abdul Karim during the […]
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5.0

Mother! Movie Review

All film is subjective. It’s an obvious thing to say, but a film like Mother! should come attached with a reminder of this. Darren Aronosky’s latest directorial effort will likely be one of the most divisive films of the year. However, it is also one of 2017’s most daring and powerful films. Mother! is not […]
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5.0

Dunkirk: Movie Review

Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s first film based off of a historical event premieres this weekend. This film takes us to the event in Dunkirk, a town in France, from which the film takes its title. In 1940 at the beginning of World War II there was an evacuation of the Allied troops, consisting of French, Belgian […]
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4.0

Lady Macbeth: Movie Review

If you saw the title of this film and thought this was a rendition of the Shakespeare play then you’re just as wrong as I was. It’s darker than that.  Lady Macbeth tells the story about a young woman stuck in a loveless marriage in 1865 in rural England. She soon finds herself in a […]
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4.5

The Beguiled: Movie Review

I’ll start off with this – The Beguiled is a fantastic movie, but it has no business opening up in the summer. It is a very tense and bleak film that, in my opinion, could have done very well around October when audiences are more prone to seek out these types of films. Instead, we […]