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I Thought About It: Straight Outta Compton

By now, the movie’s been seen worldwide and there are countless reviews and “think pieces” strewn throughout cyberspace detailing all kinds of interesting (and some unoriginal) perspectives. The trailer was like a cool party that your friends went on and on about but you wouldn’t give in to the hype until you saw it for yourself. …

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AMY: Thoughts and Reactions

I won’t watch it again. I can’t sit in a chair or lay on a couch in good conscience as this plays on screen in my living space. Don’t bother inviting me over with friends to sit around and relive these moments either. Once is enough. In six months to a year, I probably won’t …

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Dope!!! The Revenant (Trailer)

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, the director of Birdman (one of my favorite films) has a new movie opening in theaters on Christmas Day and it looks serious! The Revenant is a period piece starring Leonardo DiCaprio as explorer Hugh Glass and Tom Hardy as friend turned foe John Fitzgerald. The story is reminiscent of Homer’s Odyssey …

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Seen It All: SELMA

I’d like to begin by saying that if you have the opportunity to see SELMA, go see SELMA! It’s truly a powerful film and it offered a different yet very poignant perspective on a story that I THOUGHT that I knew. The Ava DuVernay directed film tells the story of the historic march on Selma …

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I have to go see SELMA…

This looks like a pretty good movie. I caught the trailer while waiting for Top Five to play. Can’t really explain it but I had such a really strong feeling about it. Plus, I really dug the Public Enemy song that plays toward the end of the preview. Here’s the synopsis: “SELMA” is the story …

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Seen It All: Top Five

Chris Rock makes enjoyable movies. Some are better than others but none are trash. After watching Top Five this afternoon, I can say, without question, that Top Five is probably the best Chris Rock film. I’d watch this way more than CB-4 which is a classic in its own right. It’s an intelligent comedy with …

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