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Movie Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

★★★☆☆ “Murder on the Orient Express,” the star-studded film adaptation of the 1934 Agatha Christie novel of the same name, is a fast-paced mystery that captivates even those familiar with the plotline. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars as the beloved protagonist, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, the film is[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

★★★★★ With Marvel Studios, it seems like the third time is the charm. The third Captain America movie, “Captain America: Civil War,” pitted beloved superheroes against each other in an epic clash of morals and personal feuds, and the third Iron Man movie, “Iron Man 3” was Marvel’s most personal,[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘Happy Death Day’

★★★☆☆ With its premiere Friday, Oct. 13, “Happy Death Day” has branded itself as one of the scariest films of the fall. Created by Blumhouse Productions, the company behind films such as “Get Out,” “Sinister” and “Whiplash,” “Happy Death Day” combines tropes of the horror film genre with comedic scenes[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘Blood Money’

★★☆☆☆ Despite what its name may suggest, “Blood Money” does not live up to its status as a thrilling action flick. The film follows three high school friends who find millions of dollars floating in the river during a camping trip. The trio attempts to take the money, but their[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘Blade Runner’

★★★★★ The fear of the sequel slump is real. Rarely do remakes and follow-ups live up to their billings. They instead rely on the nostalgia of fans and hope for the continued efficacy of overused techniques and motifs. “Blade Runner 2049,” to the benefit and enjoyment of all, does not[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘American Made’

★★★☆☆ Director Doug Liman and megastar Tom Cruise are a match made in Hollywood heaven. Liman’s “Edge of Tomorrow,” starring Cruise, was a box office success, receiving positive reviews from critics for both Cruise’s performance and Liman’s work. Fortunately for Cruise’s fans across the world, the renowned actor delivers yet[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘American Assassin’

★★★☆☆ American Assassin is an origin story, and it starts as such at the very beginning. Like many beginnings, it sets a happy scene: Mitch Rapp, played by Dylan O’Brien, romps on the beaches of Ibiza, Spain with his girlfriend — and soon after, fiancee — Katrina, played by Charlotte[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

★★☆☆☆ With a star-studded cast, featuring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the direction of Edgar Wright, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed comedies like “Shaun of the Dead,” “Baby Driver” has all the tools necessary for an incredible heist movie. With an electrifying soundtrack and flawlessly choreographed action[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

★★☆☆☆ As the product of screenwriter Katie Dippold, best known for comedies like “The Heat” and “Parks and Recreation,” and director Jonathan Levine of the Golden Globe-nominated “50/50,” “Snatched” was positioned to achieve critical and commercial success on its opening weekend. Promoted as a must-see for Mother’s Day, “Snatched” stars[Read More…]

by June 4, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top
Movie Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

Movie Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

★★☆☆☆ For more than a decade, Captain Jack Sparrow has been one of Hollywood’s most iconic Disney characters, capturing audiences of all ages with his quick wit and eccentric charm. First portrayed by Johnny Depp in 2003, in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” Sparrow was[Read More…]

by June 3, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top