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FILM REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

(New Line Cinema, 2014)

Finally… After three long and tidious years, the trilogy of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) comes to a close with excitement, adventure, and successful completeness. I, as many, have been a Tolkien fan for most of my life. I can clearly remember as a middle schooler longing for the chance to see the Lord of the rings on the big screen. After tonight’s viewing of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, I can proudly state that Peter Jackson successfully etched The Hobbit into cinematic history. Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Godzilla’

Fear and fascination with a hint of 50s flare. That is the best one sentence description that I could think of for the new Godzilla movie from Director, Gareth Edwards. If you are looking for a suspenseful, visually spectacular summer flick, look no further than the King of the Monsters. The great lizard king is once again the King of the Cinemas. Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’

*WARNING: SPOILERS!*

Captain America: The Winter Soldier completely redefines the playing field for what a successful superhero movie should be. Since the creation of Marvel Studios there has never been a better movie than the new saga about America’s illustrious Captain, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans). Filled with action-packed excitement, heart-wrenching drama, and exceptional visuals, Captain America: The Winter Soldier has completely reset the stage for every superhero movie that will ever follow. Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ‘RoboCop’

(MGM/Columbia Pictures, 2014)

RoboCop provides a scary, yet almost unavoidable reality of where our world may be headed. Drones, robots, and citizen-scanning machines infest the world of 2028 in this new re-boot of the famous 1987 flick. Director José Padilha and staff provide great visuals as to what a future might look like if the world keeps rolling at the pace that it is. Continue reading