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Review: The Nut Job 2

REVIEW – Second “Nut Job” Same as the First, While Still Trying a Little Harder to Please by Joe Hammerschmidt   Fair statement, to my surprise: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature will not go down

Review: Wind River

REVIEW – “Wind River”  Flows and Ebbs with a Balanced Mix of Pain and Tension by Joe Hammerschmidt   I am naturally impressed by Taylor Sheridan’s track record, now Hollywood’s latest “everyman.” Cutting his teeth first as

Review: THE DARK TOWER

REVIEW – “The Dark Tower” Struggles to Break Past Clouds, Let Its Light Shine Through by Joe Hammerschmidt   I was never a huge Stephen King enthusiast; it’s possible I might’ve grown up in the wrong generation

Review: DETROIT

REVIEW – Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit Paints A Gut-Wrenching, Yet Still Important Picture by Joe Hammerschmidt   For anyone who had been living under a rock, know this: cinematic genius Kathryn Bigelow understands humanity at its most brutal

REVIEW: ATOMIC BLONDE

REVIEW – “Atomic Blonde” Quite Badass, Despite Bad Motivation by Joe Hammerschmidt There are some who will say Atomic Blonde plays like the female counterpart of John Wick. However, director and legendary cinema stuntmaster David Leitch doesn’t

REVIEW: “Dunkirk”

REVIEW – “Dunkirk” Goes One Step Deeper into the Mind of a Mad Genius Director by Joe Hammerschmidt   I refuse to compare Christopher Nolan (Inception, Interstellar) to any other director of his stature. Some may say

REVIEW: “GIRLS TRIP”

REVIEW – “Girls Trip” Plays Huge on the Laughs, Way More on the Friendship by Joe Hammerschmidt   A lesson can be learned after walking out of a nearly full audience screening last week for Malcolm D.

Wish Upon

  “Wish Upon” Exchanges Wicked Horror Cleverness for a Slight Muddled Hesitation by Joe Hammerschmidt It can be said that it takes plenty of guts, or preferably blood and/or a promising horror premise to counter against the