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The Lost City of Z

May 7, 2017

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The Lost City of Z – An interesting look at British explorer Percival Fawcett’s (Charlie Hunnam) explorations into the Amazon, searching for a city never set foot upon by white man. Since Fawcett had made “a rather unfortunate choice in ancestors”, the Royal Geographical Society sent him off to Bolivia to survey the jungle with […]

John Wick – Chapter 2

February 10, 2017

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John Wick – Chapter 2 – Cars and motorcycles. Cash and coke. A dozen autos pulverized, a dozen men annihilated. And that’s just in the prelude. John Wick is back and badder than the baddest. Minutes after stashing his weapons, Wick is called back to assassin-mode by Santino D’Antonio’s (Ricardo Scamarcio) who won’t take no […]

Sleepless

January 15, 2017

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Sleepless – Pretending to be a dirty cop, Vincent (Jamie Foxx) is way undercover as he goes after really dirty cops. He and his partner grab 25 kilos of cocaine that belong to a casino boss (Dermot Mulroney) who promised it to a big drug family, or something like that Good cop Jennifer Bryant (Michelle […]

Passengers

December 24, 2016

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Passengers – Starship Avalon is on a 120-year trip headed to another planet with 5,000 passengers scheduled to wake up shortly before arrival. Ooops, 30 years in, one of the hibernation pods malfunctions and Jim (Chris Pratt) is awake. A year later, Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) is awakened – I won’t tell you how. After exhausting […]

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

October 22, 2016

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back – If you’re a fan of Lee Child’s character Jack Reacher, for this movie you have to forget that he doesn’t look at all like Tom Cruise. He doesn’t sound like him either (yes, I know how he sounds just from reading about him) and he has enough confidence that […]

The Accountant

October 15, 2016

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The Accountant – An autistic, neuro-something child, his mom left him and his brother with a sadistic father who taught them to fight and to show no mercy. He has no social skills and no filters. He grows up to be The Accountant (Ben Affleck) with an off the charts math ability, sometimes helping people […]

Magnificent Seven

September 24, 2016

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Magnificent Seven – When someone says “They don’t make movies like they used to”, tell them they just did. Mag 7 is an excellent remake of the 1960’s classic. Sam Chisholm (Denzel Washington) pulls together a team of legendary outlaws to fight off a nasty, nasty man (Peter Sarsgaard) who wants to take over a […]