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“A Simple Favor” has some dark twists

September 19, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

“A Simple Favor” started off hot Friday, earning $5.92 million in the box office, according to Forbes. Blake Lively shifted from her normal type of “heroine” roles to the mysterious, sociopathic character she plays in “A Simple Favor.” This movie, adapted from the Darcey Bell novel, is a darker version of “Gone Girl,” with humor added in. Lively ...

Rom-coms make a comeback thanks to Netflix

September 15, 2018 Opinion

Romantic comedies give us hope that we’ll find the one to spend the rest of our lives with and everything else will be perfect. Superheros and psychological films have pushed rom-coms to the side and true love stories have been stale. Most studio productions have been dull and lazy. There were few choices when it ...

Sci-fi noir and grittiness makes for one hell of a film

October 9, 2017 Opinion

35 years after its original, the Blade Runner sequel has become a reality for many film fans, and, fortunately, the director and his crew will be remembered and studied for their filmmaking mastery. Quebec native Denis Villeneuve comes back to the big screen after his Oscar-nominated “Arrival” to direct “Blade Runner 2049,” Ridley Scott’s epic ...

The Kingsman agents kick back to theaters with a sequel

September 25, 2017 Opinion

After a good two years since the original, the new “Kingsman” sequel hits the big screen, but shooting too close to the sun causes its ambitious ideas to be burned along the ride. “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is the latest film in the franchise filled with absurd and fun spy-action moments. Matthew Vaughn returns to ...