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Film Critic Jeff Beck
Nominations for the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Bringing Up Baby: A Masterpiece of Farce and Absurdity (Criterion Blu-ray)
Shrek: 20th Anniversary Edition: A Timeless Animated Classic for All Ages (4K/Blu-ray)
The Winners of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards
The Winners of the 2021 BAFTA Awards
The Conjuring 2: A Superior Sequel in Almost Every Way
Back in 2013, a little horror film called “The Conjuring” landed in theaters. The trailers made it look like it could be a fun chiller,...
X-Men: Apocalypse: The Rebooted Franchise's First Disappointment
It was something of a cinematic miracle when Matthew Vaughn was able to resurrect the “X-Men” franchise back in 2011 with “X-Men: First...
Captain America: Civil War: Something Old, Something New
The Avengers assemble once more for the Russo Bros.’ “Captain America: Civil War,” a film that brings to life one of the most popular...
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: A Meandering Mess of Storylines and Action
It’s the cinematic matchup that comic book fans have been waiting for for decades: the Caped Crusder vs. the Man of Steel. It’s a pairing...
The Revenant: A Beautifully Epic Tale of Survival and Revenge
There must have been several people who thought that Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was mad for wanting to try and make something like “The...
The Hateful Eight: A Fascinating Portrait of Deception and Mistrust
There is no screenwriter working today that has quite the way with words that Quentin Tarantino has. His films may be known for being...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Fun and Exciting, but Lacking in Originality
One can’t begin to imagine the amount of pressure that fell on J. J. Abrams’ shoulders when he agreed to direct a continuation of “Star...
Tales of Halloween: A Mixed Bag of Mostly Tricks
There was a time when horror anthologies were a thing to celebrate. Going back several decades, there have been classic examples such as...
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: A Brilliant Mix of Comedy and Drama
Mixing comedy and drama is one of the hardest things to get right in cinema. Too far one way and the film could turn out far too sappy,...
Inside Out: An Emotional Triumph for Pixar
Pixar is certainly no stranger when it comes to exploring feelings and the major impact they have when mixed into a compelling narrative....