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Movie Review: Even film buffs can enjoy ‘Doctor Strange’

The Marvel universe can be polarizing. Fans who are in it are in it, but those who aren’t can take or leave the franchise. Comic book fans obviously get their fix every time out, action fans are entertained for the most part, and comedy fans will get plenty of laughs. The straight movie critic, however, could understandably have a tough time with heroes saving the world once a year using hi-tech suits and hammers and shields and magical powers. They’ve never really had a Marvel movie to get behind. Until now.

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Movie review: Could ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ be an Oscar contender?

There are few things like a great war movie. First of all, it’s a true story. The viewer is being treated to a real-life scenario that is “written for the movies.” It also has built-in action, which just comes with the theater of war. Finally, and above all, a quality war movie tells a solid personal story, with a war serving as the background.

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Westworld 1×05 recap: Contrapasso

HBO is a wonderful premium cable network. From Oz, The Sopranos, and Sex in the City of the past to Veep and Silicon Valley of present day, it has been entertaining us for decades. Oh yeah, that Game of Thrones thing is pretty popular too.

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Westworld 1×04 recap: Dissonance Theory

It’s that time of the week again. Time to talk about your favorite original Sunday programming that is based on a book and starts with the letter “W”.

That’s right. Let’s discuss Westworld!

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Westworld 1×03 recap: The Stray

A person’s past is a vital part of their future. A distinct memory — whether it be a pleasant one or not — shapes someone’s thoughts, behaviors, and reactions when faced with a similar situation down the line.

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Westworld recap: 1×02 Remember your humanity

“These violent delights have violent ends”

In episode 2 of Westworld, which asks both Dolores and us to “remember”, this phrase is the single most important thing to remember.

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Take The Next Train In To Westworld

HBO may very well have its next blockbuster hit.

It’s a fascinating, twisting, edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller called Westworld. The cast is solid, and the story is intriguing. Go check out the first episode.

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Gene Wilder: A man of pure imagination

Quality movies and actors bring people together. Gene Wilder did that by bringing eccentric and likable characters to life.

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Hell or High Water takes its place among westerns

The modern western film genre is unique. There simply aren’t that many great ones made anymore. However, a hit will be discussed and quoted for years. We finally have another western to discuss and quote.

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‘Suicide Squad’ earns more confusion than congratulations

Since the start of the comic book movie sibling rivalry, Marvel has always been the big brother beating up on little brother DC. The DC universe is constantly hoping its next movie will be the one that finally punches back.

Unfortunately, for DC and comic book movie fans alike, they’re still swinging in the dark.

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