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Toy Story 4: Pixar’s Unnecessary Sequel Is Worth the Watch, Heartbreaking Send-off and All

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/21/2019 at 9:00pm
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I felt nothing going into the newest Pixar film Toy Story 4. Truthfully my reaction to Pixar films has been exceptionally cold since Toy Story 3 was released nearly a decade ago. Other than the exceptionally well done Inside Out and the beautifully well made if somewhat forgettable Coco their output...

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Saving Private Ryan and The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9:00am 6/6/2019 at 9:00am
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Today in History

Clouds hung low over the cold summer beaches of Normandy on the morning of June 6th, 1944. The French countryside had been subjected to a night of heavy bombing by the Army Airforce and the US Navy but the vital bunkers and artillery emplacements protecting the beaches had hardly...

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Godzilla vs. The Green New Deal: The Cost and Necessity of Nuclear Power

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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One of the final lines in 2016’s Godzilla: Resurgence is a quiet and somber reflection that Godzilla is “something we’ll have to learn to live with.” In the final images of the film, we see the figure of Godzilla standing above the Tokyo skyline, a stone creature having been defeated but...

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The Cold Blue: A Tense and Heartbreaking Tribute to America’s Army Airmen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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The 8th Army Airforce

Of all the branches of the military, the Army Airforce had an especially dangerous job. Leaving aside even the common flight risks of mid-air collisions and frostbite from flying in non-pressurized aircraft five miles in the air, the 8th Army Airforce dealt with unique horrors.

Over Germany, B-17 bombers...

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DC Comics’s Upcoming Joker Film Accused of “Toxic Masculinity” by Progressive Critics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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There has been an enormous amount of excitement on the internet since the recent reveal of the trailer for Warner Brothers’s newest superhero film Joker.

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Knock Down the House Review: A Netflix Documentary About Vacuous Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/25/2019 at 4:00pm
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Avengers: Endgame May Oust Avatar as Highest Grossing Film of All Time

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:47pm 5/15/2019 at 3:47pm
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The opening weekend of Avengers: Endgame was massive. In its opening weekend alone the film grossed $350 million domestically and $1.2 Billion globally in the highest grossing opening weekend of all time. This was following its tickets going on sale in early April only to have every major ticket website including...

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Tolkien Review: A Cozy Lightweight Drama that Will Make Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien Fume

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:00pm 5/13/2019 at 7:00pm
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If you’re exhausted between the enormous blockbuster pomposity of Avengers: Endgame and the prospect of having your children drag you to see Detective Pikachu, you may be relieved to find out that there is some good counter-programming running in the adjacent theater that you can sneak into.

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Avengers Endgame Easter Eggs Suggest SJW Marvel is Coming

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:00pm 5/10/2019 at 7:00pm
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Avengers: Endgame is a box office monster having grossed $357 million in its opening weekend. This shouldn’t be surprising given that the movie is the highly anticipated series finale for the 22 films in the Infinity Saga.

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe clearly isn’t going anywhere (considering they already have Spiderman: Far...

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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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Dragged Across Concrete: Punk Rock Conservatism in the Age of Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 9:00pm 4/9/2019 at 9:00pm

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I can’t begin to tell you what it actually is that writer/director S. Craig Zahler believes in politically. According to the interviews he’s done to promote his newest movie, Dragged Across Concrete, he doesn’t care what people think of his movies. He’s making movies about bad people...

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Us: Jordan Peele’s Newest Horror Film Explores America’s Hidden Demons

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 11:30am 3/29/2019 at 11:30am

Warning: Spoilers ahead

In the opening minutes of Jordan Peele’s Us, we see a depiction of a seashore carnival being attended by a large group of diverse and wealthy people circa 1986. It’s an idyllic, colorful and exciting vision of comforting and happiness in American life. A young family and their daughter...

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The 15 Best Films of 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/1/2019 at 4:00pm

2018 was a mixed year for film overall. There were several notable studio blockbusters worthy of discussion but for the first time in my adult life, I found myself predominantly attracted to smaller independent/personal films this year as opposed to the largest studio blockbusters. I enjoyed Avengers: Infinity War...

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