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AUTHOR: Chris Bumbray

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Review: Avengers: Infinity War

EDITOR'S NOTE: We are turning off the comments section for now as there is always someone that wants to try and ruin it for everyone. We won't reactive comments until after the movie premieres to all audiences. Thanks for your patience and to hell with the trolls. If you decide to post spoilers in other articles we will ban your IP. PLOT: Earth’s mightiest...

TV Review: Cobra Kai

EPISODE: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2 PLOT: Thirty-four years after his defeat by Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) tries to get his lief back on-track by reopening the Cobra Kai dojo, putting him in the cross-hairs of his former enemy. REVIEW: Who would have ever thought that this would get made? I honestly thought that 1989’s THE...

TV Review: Westworld - Season 2, Episode 1

This recap/review of Westworld is written with the expectation that everyone who reads this and comments below will have seen the episode already. Thus, if you've yet to see the episode in question, DO NOT GO ANY FURTHER. SPOILERS! EPISODE: Season 2, Episode 1: Journey into Night PLOT: The hosts continue their brutal insurrection, while the higher-ups at Delos attempt...

Review: Kodachrome

PLOT: A down-and-out rock promoter ( Jason Sudeikis ), on the verge of losing his job, is forced to reconnect with his dying photographer father ( Ed Harris ), and go with him and his nurse ( Elizabeth Olsen ) on a road trip to the last processor of Kodachrome film in the world. REVIEW: KODACHROME is one of the year’s biggest surprises. I’ve been pretty critical...

Review: Super Troopers 2

PLOT: Years after being drummed off the force, a gang of former state troopers get a crack at getting their old jobs back when it’s revealed a small Canadian town is actually located on American soil. REVIEW: Ah, Broken Lizard . They were a staple of early-00’s bro culture, just like Maxim Magazine, and Limp Bizkit. I should know – I was an avid consumer...

The Best Movie You Never Saw: The Matador

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at THE MATADOR! THE STORY:  A depressed...

Review: Submergence

PLOT: A chance encounter between a British spy ( James McAvoy ) and scientist ( Alicia Vikander ) soon develops into a star-crossed love affair, but soon the lovers are torn apart by circumstances beyond their control. REVIEW: Itís been awhile since Wim Wenders has made a truly exceptional fiction film (although his documentaries are as good as ever), but even if recent...

Review: Rampage

PLOT: An ex-Special Forces ranger-turned-primatologist ( Dwayne Johnson ) tries to save his best friend, a rare albino gorilla named George, after a rogue experiment turns him into a giant, rampaging beast. But George isn’t the only one… REVIEW: Dwayne “ The Rock ” Johnson has become a cottage industry of sorts. It’s kind of refreshing watching...

Captain America : The First Avenger (2011) - MCU Retro Review

Heading into the final few chapters of Marvel's Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we decided it was time to take a look back at the last ten years worth of films (18 in all) and re-evaluate them based on how well they hold up today and how connected they are to the greater MCU now that the films have advanced so far into the timeline, which culminates in AVENGERS: INFINITY...

Review: Beirut

Originally reviewed at Sundance 2018.  PLOT: Ten years after losing his wife in a terrorist attack, a conflict resolution specialist ( Jon Hamm ) is called back to his former post in Beirut to assist in negotiations when a CIA agent is kidnapped by a splinter cell. REVIEW: BEIRUT is the kind of movie that, had it been made twenty years ago, no one would have...

The Incredible Hulk (2008) - MCU Retro Review

Heading into the final few chapters of Marvel's Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we decided it was time to take a look back at the last ten years worth of films (18 in all) and re-evaluate them based on how well they hold up today and how connected they are to the greater MCU now that the films have advanced so far into the timeline, which culminates in AVENGERS: INFINITY...

Iron Man (2008) - MCU Retro Review

Heading into the final few chapters of Marvel's Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we decided it was time to take a look back at the last ten years worth of films (18 in all) and re-evaluate them based on how well they hold up today and how connected they are to the greater MCU now that the films have advanced so far into the timeline, which culminates in AVENGERS: INFINITY...

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