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Time for a Reel THE COMMUTER review

The Commuter review

Liam Neeson’s career, what can you say? One thing that you can say is that he often finds himself in danger. Thankfully he always has a particular set of skills to solve the problem at hand. Even though his life or death challenges are becoming increasingly unfathomable, Neeson seems beat the odds both on the …

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Time for a Reel THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI review

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Let’s start with this. Have you watched the trailer for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri yet? You’ll see a familiar dry sarcastic humor that director, writer Martin McDonagh included in his first two movies. In Bruges (2008) and Seven Psychopaths (2012) were both pleasant surprises filled with comedy, violence and overall solid plots. Intriguing characters …

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Time for a Reel MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS review

Murder on the Orient Express review

Renowned author Agatha Christie has been celebrated as the world’s best-selling author of all time. Most of her works were of the detective novel variety with fictional detective Hercule Poirot at the center of many of these intriguing stories. Of all of her novels (66 to be exact), Murder on the Orient Express which was …

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Time for a Reel SUBURBICON review

Suburbicon review

When it comes to the Coen Brothers, guessing whether or not their works will be successful is about as unpredictable as their plots. Gauging their box office impact, Joel and Ethan Coen have had their highs (True Grit (2010)) and they’ve certainly had their lows (Intolerable Cruelty (2003)). While many mainstream critics fawn over the …

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Time for a Reel THE SNOWMAN review

The Snowman review

Jo Nesbø is a best selling Norwegian author who has written more than 20 novels to date. By far, his most successful works are his Harry Hole novels. At first glance, Michael Fassbender looks to be a great casting choice for the tough detective, but as we did deeper into this complex character, will Fassbender …

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Time for a Reel GOOD TIME review

Good Time review

One of the hardest things to overcome as an actor is being typecast, even when whatever has been attached to your name may possibly be the biggest success of someone’s career. This can be even more frustrating for younger actors. Why? Because as proud artists, these individuals want to keep redefining themselves while trying to …

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Time for a Reel WIND RIVER review

Taylor Sheridan has quickly made quite the name for himself over the last three years, specifically in the area of gritty dramas. Wind River is only his third credit in the writing chair. The other two were Sicario (2015) and Hell or High Water (2016), both of which had viewers on the edges of their …

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Time for a Reel LOGAN LUCKY review

Logan Lucky review

Steven Soderbergh had one cheek firmly planted on the seat of retirement when the temptation of a “no frills” Ocean’s Eleven-esque type script made its way into his hands. Rather than riding off into a comfortable and successful end to his directing career, Soderbergh had that familiar urge to take a lap around the action …

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Time for a Reel BABY DRIVER review

Baby Driver review

Start your engines folks because we’re about to go full throttle into a review of Baby Driver directed by Edgar Wright. Oh, and I hope you’ve fastened your seatbelts and have a firm grip on the “oh shit” handle because this is sure to be one wild ride! Some folks are so good at some …