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Reflections: From ‘The Net’ to Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’: Isolating Ourselves Using Technology

Sandra Bullock’s 1995 film The Net and her current post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box represent a nice cinematic progression of the following question: Why should I go outside my home when I can find experiences that are better, cheaper, and safer by using technology? In The … Continue reading

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Golden Globe Nominations (Film)

The Golden Globes award ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 6th, 2018 beginning at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.  Comedian Andy Samberg and Golden Globe nominee Sandra Oh will host. Here are the major film nominations with the results … Continue reading

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Battleship

“We trust in God all; others we track.” After more than 70 years as a board game, Director Peter Berg and his filmmaking crew borrow a general concept for this mildly entertaining movie. The inevitable coordinates-guessing concept does not even … Continue reading

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First Man

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” The Neil Armstrong biopic First Man spans from 1961 to 1969 in the life of the famous engineer/aviator/astronaut, portrayed here by Ryan Gosling. It’s an enveloping character study thanks to Josh Singer’s … Continue reading

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Space Cowboys

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this space drama about four experienced astronauts put in a unique situation involving the recovery of a Russian satellite. Frank Corvin (Eastwood) gets help from his old Air Force crew: “Hawk” (Tommy Lee Jones), … Continue reading

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Apollo 13

“Houston, we have a problem.” This two hour and 20-minute historical drama chronicles the events surrounding the seventh manned mission of the Apollo space program that went awry and changed the planned Moon landing, which became a rescue mission guided … Continue reading

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Venom

Do you have room in your life for another superhero/comic adaption franchise? Sony certainly hopes you do as they inject some Venom into cinemas across the country. Sony wisely promotes this film with the tagline “the world has enough superheroes” as they … Continue reading

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The Sum of All Fears

“We have finally learned, at far too great a cost, that if the most powerful weapons ever created are ever unleashed, they will be fired not in anger… but fear.” Ben Affleck (Jack Ryan) and Morgan Freeman (William Cabot) headline … Continue reading

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Black Panther’s Box Office Benchmark

The Marvel superhero movie Black Panther has been out on home video for a while now, but Disney still has it in U.S. theaters. The reason? Likely to reach the 700 million dollar domestic box office mark, which (according to … Continue reading

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‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ Advance Screening For Amazon Prime Members

Here’s a hot summer movie screening. Prime members will be the first to get early access to purchase movie tickets for one of the most anticipated family movies this summer, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation a full two weeks before the … Continue reading

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