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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:38 am in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 9
Every year, Disney releases their new creation to theaters around the world. With the media giant’s purchase of the studio Marvel Comics, they have finally delved into creating an animated feature based on a Marvel …


Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, 8:18 pm in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 7
If an audience member were looking for the same powerful punch as 2013’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” they may be very disappointed with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.” This film is a much …


Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 11:31 pm in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 10
Every now and then, a film is released that tests audiences’ inhibitions. Perhaps they feel as if they have never seen a film as original as the one they are watching. Maybe the film forced …


Monday, November 10th, 2014, 12:12 pm in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 10
Christopher Nolan has given us films such as “Batman Begins,” “The Prestige,” “The Dark Knight” and “Inception.” Needless to say, his latest film, “Interstellar,” has quite the reputation to live up to. Nolan is one …


Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 1:13 am in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 8.5
The news is riddled with imagery of crime scenes, houses that are on fire, car crashes and more. Footage of horrible things that happen in our world viewed by audiences everywhere. Have you ever wondered …


Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 10:40 pm in Style & Culture
By John Logan

It’s the time of year when you gather around in the living room and watch those movies that make you scream, squirm, and listen for things that go bump in the night. A few personal favorites …


Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 10:37 pm in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 9.5
In light of Halloween, this week’s review will be for a British horror film called “The Descent.” This film was released in theaters across the United States in 2006. This is a smaller-budgeted horror film …


Monday, October 20th, 2014, 1:23 am in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 9.5
Brad Pitt returns from his “Inglorious Basterds” fame to kill even more Nazis in David Ayer’s explosive drama “Fury.”
“Fury” was an unrelenting, hard-hitting and extremely effective film with absolutely breathtaking action sequences. It showcases the …


Monday, October 6th, 2014, 11:44 am in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Score: 10
With films such as “Se7en,” “Fight Club,” “Zodiac,” “The Social Network” and “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” David Fincher has certainly established himself in the film industry with his ominous and meticulous style. He …


Monday, September 29th, 2014, 9:43 am in Style & Culture
By John Logan

Rating: 7/10
Antoine Fuqua, the director that has given us films such as, “Training Day,”  “Shooter”  and “Olympus Has Fallen,” returns to deliver us an action film with a role that was made for Denzel Washington. Washington …