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Movie Review: Beast (2022)

BEAST BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 3, 2022 “Death came calling to my wife and daughters and I wasn’t there to say no you can’t have them.” — Dr. Nate Samuels (Idris Elba) If the formula works, why change it? “Beast” is nothing new. It’s “Jaws” in the bush. The nice thing is director Baltasar Kormákur knows it. At one point, a character wears a “Jurassic … Read More Movie Review: Beast (2022)

New Trailer: Gringo – Official Red-Band Trailer #1

GRINGO Synopsis: GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal. Starring: David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, Thandie Newton, Yul Vazquez and Sharlto Copley Directed By: Nash Edgerton Release Date: March 9, 2018 Studio: Amazon Studios & … Read More New Trailer: Gringo – Official Red-Band Trailer #1

Quick Review: Oldboy (2013)

OLDBOY (2013) BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 30, 2013 Nowhere near the masterpiece that is Park Chan-wook’s “Oldboy,” Spike Lee gives an admirable attempt at bringing the 2003 cult classic to life in American cinemas. Josh Brolin embodies the drunken misogynist, Joe Doucett that we eventually root for after he’s framed for his ex-wife’s murder and imprisoned by an unknown person for 20 years. However, his … Read More Quick Review: Oldboy (2013)

Movie Review: Elysium (2013)

ELYSIUM BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 20, 2013 Following a retreaded story structure, “Elysium” sticks out as a strong science fiction action film for its impressive visuals, more-so over its ability to tell a captivating story. However, the strong allusions to unbalanced socio-economical classes and unequal distribution of wealth help differentiate it from similar sci-fi flicks. Much like his directorial debut, Neill Blomkamp has no problem … Read More Movie Review: Elysium (2013)

Quick Review: District 9 (2009)

DISTRICT 9 BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 7, 2013 Not only did director Neill Blomkamp bring something new and rejuvenating to the science fiction genre, but he also does so in his directorial debut with “District 9”. Exhibiting the skills and wherewithal of directors twice as seasoned, Blomkamp delivers a fresh, clean look at the alien invasion genre paired with huge political undertones set on South … Read More Quick Review: District 9 (2009)