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Going in Style (2017)
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Going in Style (2017)

Posted  April 15, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Warner Bros. thought it would be a good idea to produce a heist film in order to capitalize on the Fast & Furious’ massive popularity. Since that franchise has turned into Ocean’s Eleven on wheels, it was high time Warners returned to the genre they helped define (they distributed the Ocean’s series). And with The Fate of the Furious now in theaters, releasing the latest from actor-director-writer Zach Braff (Scrubs, Garden State) a week before is ingenious. But is Going in Style, a remake of the 1979 Martin Brest-directed picture (which starred George Burns, Lee Strasberg and Art Carney), a good film compared to the Fast & Furious behemoth? It depends on what you prefer – aging men (played by Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin) who sigh at the thought of simply getting up from a chair (and with no criminal experience); or young, virile men and women pulling off unbelievable stunts with a penchant for fast cars. I think many ...

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Now You See Me 2
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Now You See Me 2

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Justin-Velasquez

One of 2013’s biggest surprises was the mind-bending feature Now You See Me, an Ocean’s Eleven/Fast and Furious-type film set in the world of magic and sleight of hand. An impressive ensemble cast (which included Mark ...

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Lucy
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Lucy

Posted  July 25, 2014  by  Justin-Velasquez
Luc Besson, after a strong effort with The Family, misses the mark with a concept that, on the surface, had great potential. Besson wrote and directed this feature which is more a showcase for Scarlett Johansson and her improving acting ...
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Transcendence
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Transcendence

Posted  April 18, 2014  by  Justin-Velasquez

After years of visual work for director Christopher Nolan, Wally Pfister decided the time is right to make his directorial debut. His work as Nolan’s Director of Photography has resulted in some stunning visuals in some of the past ...

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