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About Christian

College grad, film blogger, recovery coach, pasta lover.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Wow, I can’t believe both of Rey’s parents were Porgs! Why didn’t I see that one coming? Oh, sorry. Spoilers. Just kidding, of course. Anyhow, after a brief and unnecessary sidestep, leaving the dreary and self serious Rogue One: A Star … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Philadelphia International Film Festival

For the 26th year in a row, the Philadelphia International Film Festival (or PIFF for short) has been going strong, and is showing no sign of slowing down. For this Northeastern Pennsylvania denizen, making a yearly trek all the way … Continue reading

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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women

As much as my distaste for resorting to overused, commonplace platitudes has been well documented within my reviews on this site, I once again find myself needing to resort to one in order to best describe a film I’ve just … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049

We all knew this was coming. Given Hollywood’s seemingly endless preoccupation with reboots, remakes, sequels, etc. over the last decade and a half (at least much moreso now than any other period of time in film history), it’s no surprise … Continue reading

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Flatliners

Sony gonna Sony. Whatever sense of creativity or originality their film company may have once possessed has now been diluted down to a revolving door of endless remakes and reboots of their previously established properties, whether anybody was asking for … Continue reading

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The Glass Castle

Well, I think we now know why this one didn’t get a more Oscar-friendly release date… Adapted from the 2005 best selling memoir of the same name, The Glass Castle is based on the real life experiences of author and protagonist Jeannette … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

            Given the increasingly accelerating rise in ‘geek/nerd’-friendly cinema within the blockbuster scene the 21st century, one of the most popular and profitable film series of this era has been the Spider-Man franchise. With his … Continue reading

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