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The Post
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The Post

Posted  Jan. 14, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

When you combine the talent of Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks film fans will typically sit up and take notice. I certainly took notice – Spielberg is one Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers and is responsible for some of the ...

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Top Ten Films of 2017
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Top Ten Films of 2017

Posted  Jan. 10, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

It's 2018! The new year is here and as is tradition it’s time to reveal my favorite films from the last twelve months.

From a financial perspective, the domestic box office took a hit. Sales will likely surpass ...

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75th Golden Globes Predictions
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75th Golden Globes Predictions

Posted  Jan. 6, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

With 2018 finally here it’s time for Hollywood to pat itself on the back yet again. Awards season begins Sunday night with the Golden Globes.

With the #MeToo movement firmly in place, the Globes will have to tackle the ...

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All the Money in the World
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All the Money in the World

Posted  Dec. 30, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Although there is no way I could possibly relate with a bajillionaire like J. Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), my curiosity almost forces me to see how a man of his stature reacts to adversity. But when it comes to All ...

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Darkest Hour
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Darkest Hour

Posted  Dec. 29, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

During trying times it’s easy to quit. That kind of stress can be overwhelming, so the path of least resistance is to not even try. But history has shown that fighting for what’s right is not only the ...

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Downsizing
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Downsizing

Posted  Dec. 27, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Alexander Payne is one of the best directors working today. His stories share a consistent theme in which broken men are forced to reassess their lives. Payne has basically cornered the market on tales of men on the brink of ...

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The Shape of Water
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The Shape of Water

Posted  Dec. 23, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Guillermo del Toro has returned to cinemas with a love story. You read that correctly - del Toro, known for genre films such as Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific Rim and Crimson Peak, has co-written and directed an old-fashioned love story ...

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Pitch Perfect 3
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Pitch Perfect 3

Posted  Dec. 22, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

The Pitch Perfect series has brought about unexpected popularity – the original 2012 film conjured up a palpable charm that spread quickly and resonated strongly with audiences. Its 2015 sequel was a rehash of the original and lacked the charm and ...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Posted  Dec. 15, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Christmas is nearly here – it's a holiday that's synonymous with family. Thanks to Disney a new family tradition is currently underway – Star Wars. One of Hollywood’s biggest and oldest film franchises, when you strip it down, instills ...

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The Disaster Artist
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The Disaster Artist

Posted  Dec. 9, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

When it was announced James Franco would be making The Disaster Artist, it seemed like a perfect match. His biopic is based on the making of The Room, a film considered the best worst film ever made. The Room was ...

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