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The Burning Sea is a solid disaster flick that seems like it is missing its final act. Not necessarily because of plot and build up, but simply because it is called, well, The Burning Sea. I wanted to…
Halloween 2021 (the real-life holiday) was in sore need of good, spooky jolt of fantasy entertainment (to make us forget the real life horrors of the year). Turns out that following the Facebook posts…
Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley is an undeniably gorgeous film noir, right from the opening scene. We see a man rip up the floorboards in a decrepit remote house, put a body into the floor, and l…
When I was a kid, I loved this show called Lucan, about a boy who raised by wolves. It was the TV era of championing outcasts as superheroes, like The Incredible Hulk and The Bionic Woman, and like so…
Malik (Riz Ahmed) is a troubled, paranoid man--a Marine vet that has completed 10 tours followed up by a couple years in prison. Needless to say, he is suffering from a lot of PTSD. He lives out of hi…
Beth (Rebecca Hall) is a grieving woman. We meet her, dressed in black, being dropped off at her house by a friend who earnestly hands her a casserole dish. As soon as Beth is in the house, she dumps …
Hollywood action hero, thy name is vengeance.  Our hero is a man who is a shell, a ghost of his former self. All has been taken from him, and others must pay. But he is at heart a good man, a pat…
During the pandemic, for whatever reason and perhaps against better judgement, I have watched many disaster movies. Perhaps it is to feel better knowing that things could be a lot worse, but the truth…
SYNOPSIS: Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isOGD_7hNIY[…
The Report is literally about a 7,000 page report, which you see in physical context at one point: Two seemingly foot-high stacks of paper sit to both sides of investigator Dan Jones (Adam Driver) as …
In 2008, the bustling city of Mumbai, India was attached in a coordinated effort by a group of Pakistani terrorists that hit 12 targets throughout the city, ultimately killing at least 174 people. Fou…
I won't be the first to tell you that director Kathryn Bigelow knows her way around filming extremely intense sequences. From her praised war films The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, she now turns …