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Avengers: Endgame: A Fun, Messy Spectacle to Conclude the Infinity Saga

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 4/26/2019 at 9:00pm
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Avengers: Endgame is a big, ambitious, messy spectacle with some of the largest setpieces ever dedicated to film in its climax. As fun as it is, it’s not a terribly well-tuned movie. Unfortunately, it’s quite messy.

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Captain Marvel: A Mediocre Marvel Film Not Worth the Culture War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/10/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has reached a strange point of cultural dissonance between progressivism and fanboy disdain. Fans of the movies want politics out of the films while progressive filmmakers want to use the massive platform Disney superhero movies provide to push their messages.

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Why Green Book Deserved Its 2019 Best Picture Win

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/3/2019 at 4:00pm
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If you had asked me a week before the Oscars ceremony who was likely to walk away with the Best Picture award for 2018 film releases, I would’ve given you two answers: Black Panther or Blackkklansman. In the age of #OscarsSoWhite, where progressive politics rule over Hollywood like the Eye of...

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The LEGO Movie 2: Adulthood vs. Maturity in Art and Entertainment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/23/2019 at 4:00pm
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Last weekend I saw the long-awaited sequel to The LEGO Movie. In spite of a gratuitous cameo by a LEGO Ruth Bader Ginsberg late in the movie, I quite enjoyed it. In my review for Geeks Under Grace I talked about how the film as a whole was continuing the franchise’s exploration...

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First Man: A Lukewarm Conservative Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/3/2019 at 2:00pm
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Damien Chazelle has been a hot commodity in Hollywood ever since his freshman script Grand Piano was adapted into a surprising small scale thriller in 2013. Since then he’s been propelled into the limelight with the success of his critically-acclaimed thriller Whiplash and his Oscar-winning musical La La Land.

Following such huge...

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The Mule: Progressive Critics Misrepresent Clint Eastwood’s Ethos

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/2/2019 at 6:00pm
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Clint Eastwood’s late period career track has been a notably mixed one. His last great film Gran Torino was released over a decade ago and since then his films have largely floundered. What hasn’t floundered is Clint Eastwood’s public image. He has had several financially successful films that have sparked massive...

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Vice: Progressive Activist’s Dick Cheney Biopic Exists To Annoy Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/6/2019 at 6:00pm
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Adam McKay’s career trajectory has proved to be one of the weirdest a contemporary comic director has forged. Having launched his career into the spotlight with his inaugural effort Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy, he proceeded to attempt making lightning strike twice with four subsequent team-ups with Will Ferrell that all...

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They Shall Not Grow Old: The Horror of War and the Magic of Cinema

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/25/2018 at 5:00pm
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They Shall Not Grow Old is a documentary collaboration between the acclaimed director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the British Imperial War Museum and consists entirely of restored World War I footage from the British trenches with exposition taken from hundreds of hours of recordings of actual war veterans...

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Film Review – Chappaquiddick

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/8/2018 at 2:00pm

The new film “Chappaquiddick” directed by John Curran and written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan opened this weekend. It’s a straightforward examination of the events surrounding the death of Mary Jo Kopechne when Ted Kennedy crashed his car off a bridge on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Chappaquiddick Review: “the movie is fundamentally the portrait of a weasel”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 8:30am 12/21/2017 at 8:30am
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As the only Massachusetts based member of the Legal Insurrection team, I’ve taken it upon myself to provide you with a preview of the upcoming film ‘Chappaquiddick” which details the events around the death of Mary Jo Kopechne and the aftermath for Ted Kennedy.

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What Happened When a Man Went to a Women’s Only Screening of Wonder Woman

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 4:37pm 6/9/2017 at 4:37pm
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Last month, I blogged about Stephen Miller, who purchased a ticket to a “women only” screening of Wonder Women, held by the Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse. Naturally, the internet lost its mind.

Friday, Miller cashed in his ticket and enjoyed the latest superheroine flick. Here’s his account:

I didn’t know what to expect...

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Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am 5/24/2017 at 10:00am

Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

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Five Great Movies to Watch on St. Patrick’s Day

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:00am 3/17/2017 at 7:00am

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. If you don’t have plans to go out for a pint tonight, you may want to just watch a movie at home. There are lots of great films that would fit this list but I’m limiting it to five of my favorites.

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Movie Review: Rogue One

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 5:00pm 12/26/2016 at 5:00pm
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We joined millions of other Americans this Christmas season by heading to the movie theaters.

Our target: Rogue One, A Star Wars Story!

This is the official spoiler alert, so if you haven’t seen the film and want to retain the suspense, please read no further than this. I don’t give away much,...

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Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus (Film Review)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 9:00pm 12/17/2016 at 9:00pm

What’s happening to Jewish and pro-Israel students on many American universities and colleges from coast to coast is horribly ugly. On “hotspot campuses”...

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“Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” (Trailer)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/26/2016 at 7:30pm
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Americans for Peace and Tolerance is releasing a 70-minute documentary on the rise of antisemitism and anti-Israel activity on campuses and the role played by the BDS movement and Students for Justice in Palestine.

The movie is titled Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus.

I was interviewed for the documentary, along with...

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Dumbest Movie Ever? Why Is That a Gun in Your Pocket is a Hollywood Pipe Dream

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/22/2016 at 2:30pm

Dumbest movie ever or THE dumbest movie ever?

Is That a Gun in Your Pocket is set to hit theaters in September takes aim at Texas and our love of guns.

The film’s official website provides the following synopsis:

If there’s one thing that the men of Rockford Texas love as much as their...

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