Category: Film Reviews

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“The Magnificent Seven”

Commentary by Andy Ray Antoine Fuqua’s latest film is a remake of the John Sturges classic “The Magnificent Seven” (which itself was an American adaptation of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 masterpiece “The Seven Samurai”). While...

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‘Sully’

Commentary by Andy Ray We all know what happened to US Airways Flight 1549 on Jan. 15, 2009. This was the plane forced to make an emergency landing in the Hudson River just after...

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Review of “Hell or High Water”

Commentary Andy Ray In David Mackenzie’s new film, “Hell or High Water,” two West Texas brothers rob a series of banks to save their family farm from foreclosure, while an old Texas Ranger desperately...

DVD Review: Sleeping with Other People

DVD Review: Sleeping with Other People

R, 101 minutes “Sleeping with Other People” never made it far past the festival circuit and a modest theatrical release, but it was probably the best romantic movie I saw this year. It’s funny,...

A review of Star Wars

A review of Star Wars

Directed By: J.J. Abrams Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher Review By: Collin Stroup Star Wars really needs no introduction. Even for those who haven’t...

DVD Review: Pan

DVD Review: Pan

PG, 111 minutes File “Pan” under biggest flops of the year that deserved much better. This delightful, rousing adventure is the Peter Pan origin story, how a spirited English orphan first found his way...

Review of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Review of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

PG-13, 131 minutes “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” is one of the better installments in the TV-to-cinema series centered on superspy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). It can’t hold a handle to the previous film, “Ghost...

Review of Ant-Man

Review of Ant-Man

PG-13, 117 minutes Just when it seemed like every super-hero in the Marvel universe had been covered, along came “Ant-Man” to prove that even little guys can get their own movie – whether the...