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Elsewhere Review: “Concussion” powerful, but not particularly hard-hitting

As always, clicky for the original piece! “Concussion”: powerful, but not particularly hard-hitting Nutshell: If anyone walks away from Concussion without grieving for those who suffered/are suffering from CTE?  They’re dead inside.  Amazing performances by actors playing affected football players … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Sisters – a glory-days good time

As always, clicky for the original piece! Nutshell: Sisters takes the well-worn frat/house party story and winds it up by plopping a bunch of 40-somethings into the booze and drug filled mix. Sounds like a crash-and-burn, but if you’re not … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: The Lazarus Effect (and bonus drinking game!)

As The Lazarus Effect seems tailor-made for the Netflix/DVD crowd, I figured why not get a jump and start the drinking game now?  It’ll be a fun film this Halloween, when it’s on Netflix and you’ve got a bunch of … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review — The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Nutshell: A well-done attempt to turn the final book of The Hunger Games into two films, though there are choppy spots where editing could have been smoother. Lawrence jumps back into Katniss territory with ease, and so does the rest … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Magic in the Moonlight

First posted on Geek for e, the original piece can be found here. Nutshell: I’d give Magic in the Moonlight a B.  Though it’s not Woody’s best, it’s a sure sight better than most of what’s out there right now. … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Draft Day

If I had to grade this, I’d give it a C+.  It’s a bit above average, but lacks what’s necessary to bring it up to the really good stuff. As always, clicky the title for the original review! Movie Review: … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Reviews: Mandela & The Wolf of Wall Street

Yaaaay — awards season!  Woot! I.  So.  Tired. But hey, #firstworldproblems and all that, right?  Because I’m pooped from all the films I’ve been screening.  Not to bad y’all.  But before I crack open this bottle of vino (only the … Continue reading

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