About Steve Richards

First and foremost, I love anything Philly sports; that includes the Phillies, Sixers, Eagles, Flyers and Union (that’s a soccer team). I’m also a fan of the English Premier League squad Manchester City. In the college ranks, I follow the football, basketball, and baseball teams of both Penn State and the University of Texas. I work for SportsNetworker.com, where I am the COO. I also cover a variety of high school sports for The Reporter and PaPrepLive.com as a freelance writer. On the broadcast journalism side of things I'm a co-host of the Prime Time Fantasy Football and Showcast podcasts on Next Level Radio. You can check that out right here. You'll also find me on Twitter discussing a multitude of things. Feel free to give me a follow over there.

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Pure Fandom ‘Phantom Thread’ Review

Daniel Day-Lewis’ final acting venture comes as dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock. Read how he finishes a stitch-perfect career in our review of Phantom Thread.

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Pure Fandom ‘Hostiles’ Review

Hostiles is Hollywoods latest rendition of the classic western genre. Find out where Scott Cooper, Christian Bale, and Rosamund Pike hit their target.

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Pure Fandom ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ Review

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle has some big boots to fill as a reboot of the original. Is it a roaring success, or meek as a mouse?

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Pure Fandom ‘Coco’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Coco review There’s a reason why the term, “Disney ending” exists. Although it won’t go down as a Disney/Pixar classic, Coco finds a way to have you leaving the theater satisfied with an unpredictable and heartwarming end. The story and setting is partly unique for Disney, as a boy from Mexico enters […]

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Pure Fandom ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Murder On The Orient Express review We all love the world of explosions, superheroes, and magic. Suspending belief is part of the Hollywood charm. Sometimes you’re looking for something different than loud noises and saving the world, however. Murder On The Orient Express is a nice change of pace from the […]

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Pure Fandom ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Goodbye Christopher Robin review Winnie The Pooh played a big part in a lot of childhoods. The iconic characters, iconic quotes, and iconic stories are well known. Less known is how they were created and the tumultuous backstory that goes with the success. Goodbye Christopher Robin is all around beautiful and […]

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Pure Fandom ‘The Foreigner’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free The Foreigner review Jackie Chan is a legend boys and girls. He’s won 38 awards in his career, including an honorary Oscar just last year. What Chan typically does so well is a mix of Kung Fu, action, and story that blends into a fun time at the movies. Although the storyline […]

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Pure Fandom ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Blade Runner 2049 review Writer and actor Hampton Fancher has a specific passion. He has only seven writing credits in thirty-five years, and three of those are shorts. Of the remaining four, half are now the Blade Runner franchise. Fanchers affinity for the futuristic mystery is clear, and his fans have been waiting […]

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Pure Fandom ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Battle of the Sexes review Sports has the ability to unite and create change. That is clear in our current climate. One of the pioneers of change through sports is Billie Jean King, who made equal pay and women’s rights mission while crushing the tennis world. Her match against Bobby Riggs […]

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Pure Fandom ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Review

Note: This is a spoiler-free Kingsman: The Golden Circle review It’s no secret that Hollywood is in a down period right now. A main culprit, among other things, is the prominence of the sequel. Many movie follow-ups these days are simply retreads of aspects from the original movie, most not done as well, in an attempt at a […]

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