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Nutcracker and the Four Realms Review

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms | Film Review

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms begins in the aftermath of a mother’s death. Christmas is quickly approaching and the Stahlbaum family is in mourning, with three young children longing for their late mother. On the night of an elegant party,...

Eye in the Sky Reviews

“Eye in the Sky” Reviews: Critics debate the British thriller | Blog

The British thriller Eye in the Sky is a modestly-budgeted film that is causing some big discussions about the ethics and the repercussions of drone warfare. Starring Helen Mirren, decease Aaron Paul and the late Alan Rickman (making one of his...

Eye in the Sky Review

Eye in the Sky | Film Review

The new thriller Eye in the Sky has a relatively small focus but raises enormous questions about warfare today. Written by Guy Hibbert, clinic the 104-minute feature raises questions about drone warfare and the bureaucratic boundaries and legal...

10 Best Super Bowl Commercials

The 10 Best Super Bowl Commercials of 2016 | Blog

The 2016 Super Bowl has officially ended with the Denver Broncos as NFL champions. It wasn’t just the game that kept viewers interested in the proceedings though. There was a surprisingly strong halftime show and a dozen or so strong...

Woman in Gold Movie Poster

Woman in Gold | Film Review

In 2014, help George Clooney’s film The Monuments Men sought to bring attention to the brave Allied soldiers who were sent to prevent the destruction of cultural artifacts during the waning days of World War II. At the time, visit this site ...

The Hundred Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey | Film Review

“You’re a chef. I do not pay you to burn things.” So states Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) in one of the most pivotal scenes of the new feature The Hundred-Foot Journey. Mallory is the hard-nosed, search tight-lipped and easily-frazzled...

Red 2 | Film Review

The original Red (2010) was a fun escapist action comedy featuring an A-list cast willing to act silly to earn a few good laughs. Some of the film’s plot was absurd and the conspiracy at its heart underwhelming, dosage but the story worked...