The Birth of a Nation – Review

The Birth of a Nation tells the story of Nat Turner (Nate Parker) a slave in Southampton County, Virginia. Nat is taken under the wing of Elizabeth Turner (Penelope Ann Miller) and taught to read, which he uses to learn the Bible. Years later, Nat is still a field hand, but also a gifted preacher. His... Continue Reading →

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – Review

East Berlin, 1963. The CIA's top-man, Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill),  is on the prowl for a mechanic, Gaby Teller (Alicia Vikander). Gaby is the daughter of a Nazi engineer, who defected during WWII. Solo hopes to use Gaby in order to find her father, who has recently fallen in with a mysterious organization composed of... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: The Lone Ranger

Every now and then a franchise will get dug up from the netherworlds of forgotten franchises, dusted off, and turned into a huge summer Blockbuster. Franchises that were never even that big in the first place, or were big too long ago for it to even try to be relevant. Most of the time, you... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Mirror, Mirror

About a week after the trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman premiered, the first trailer for the other Snow White film, Mirror, Mirror, also came online.  The whole look and feel of this Snow White is completely different, and this one is catering to a completely different audience.  This story looks more like the... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: J. Edgar

J. Edgar is Clint Eastwood's next film based on the life of J. Edgar Hoover.  Leonardo DiCaprio plays John Edgar Hoover and the film looks to be following him through all of his life, so DiCaprio has some aging to do.  Hoover formed the Bureau of Investigation which later became the FBI.  He was the... Continue Reading →

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