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Movie Review: Wonder Park (2019)

WONDER PARK Review by: Christopher HaskellMarch 17, 2019 “We are the wonder in Wonderland” — June Bailey (Brianna Denski) “Wonder Park” may entertain your six-year-old with its sleek, crisp animation, but it doesn’t come close to packing the same emotional punch as anything Disney, Pixar, or Dreamworks puts out. For kids, it looks and feels enough like big studio fare to keep them enthralled, … Read More Movie Review: Wonder Park (2019)

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Movie Review: Draft Day (2014)

DRAFT DAY Review by: Christopher HaskellSeptember 2, 2014 Before watching “Draft Day”, an exert from a David Denby, New Yorker review resonated in my mind: “Ivan Reitman’s dull-witted movie about the flurries of player trading on N.F.L. draft day might be a commercial for professional football.” Now, I did not find the film as “dull-witted” as David found it to be, but the fact … Read More Movie Review: Draft Day (2014)

One Minute Review: Dallas Buyers Club (2013) [4.5]

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB // “Dallas Buyers Club” is a transformation for all those involved. The only film of director Jean-Marc Vallée that I’ve seen is “The Young Victoria”, which garnered minimal Oscar attention a few years ago, and to which I enjoyed, but his latest endeavor is so much deeper and rich and a passion for this story breathes from the writing and the … Read More One Minute Review: Dallas Buyers Club (2013) [4.5]

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One Minute Review: Butter (2012)

Release Date October 5, 2012 Director Jim Field Smith Screenplay Jason Micallef Distributed By The Weinstein Company Comedy Rated R for language and sexual content 90 minutes Butter “Butter” is a star-studded jaunt into Midwest humor that doesn’t quite hit its mark but still entertains with the amount of recognizable faces it contains. In cameos, Hugh Jackman and Olivia Wilde show just how impressive … Read More One Minute Review: Butter (2012)