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Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

As a long-time fan of the Mission: Impossible franchise I was more than game for another entry in the series and the latest installment is no less thrilling, fun, and intense as those that came before. At this point it’s like choosing which flavor of ice cream you like the best. In the end, it’s […]

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My Favorite Movies of 2014

I hate lists. And, I love them. The problem with lists anymore is that they’ve become such a cultural mainstay these days that the lines start to blur when it comes to what’s really being discussed. We tend to lose what’s great about anything actually ON the list and instead focus on the order in […]

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Review: Man of Steel

Man of Steel opens with the literal birth of Superman, which serves a greater metaphorical purpose than anything else. Not since the 1978 Richard Donner version starring Christopher Reeve has the character been able to capture cinematic lightning in a bottle. Under the watchful eye (albeit a hands-off approach) to the “rebirth” of the Man […]

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