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DC Critics name "La La Land" the best film of 2016

DC Critics name “La La Land” the best picture of 2016 | Blog

DC Critics name La La Land 2016’s best picture. The results are in and the Washington Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) has named La La Land the best picture of 2016. The movie musical also won the awards for best director (Damian...

Suicide Squad Review

Suicide Squad | Film Review

The highly-anticipated Suicide Squad notably introduces the main characters to moviegoers but fails to offer them a truly memorable story. “In a world of flying men and monsters, this is the only way to protect our country.”  Such is the...

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Them

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them | Film Review

Each year, there are great films that despite everything they have going for them (an amazing cast, great writing, unique direction) are overlooked in theaters. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, which arrives today on Blu-Ray and DVD, was...

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Get on Up | Film Review

In 42, Chadwick Boseman exhibited a quiet resilience as iconic baseball player Jackie Robinson. That admirable film chronicled that player’s unlikely rise in a solid and straightforward way. Get on Up, directed by Tate Taylor (The Help), is a sort...

Ender's Game Review

Ender's Game | Film Review

It’s been years since Harrison Ford starred in a meaningful sci-fi epic. But now the Oscar-nominated actor has returned to space for his new film Ender’s Game, prostate where he plays a gruff and tough colonel, find whose animosity towards an...

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Prisoners | Film Review

If there is one word that can be used to describe the new kidnapping drama Prisoners, that word is methodical. This slow-paced, sizzling thriller never jumps from scene to scene leaving the viewer’s head spinning with outrageous plot twists....

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Trailer: Prisoners | Video