Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass is based on the real life drama and controversy surrounding Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen), a young and prominent writer for the The New Republic. The film recounts the downfall of Stephen Glass, as he was responsible for turning in dozens of phony, false and outrageous stories for his company in the hopes of furthering his career. […]

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The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie is directed by Chris McKay and is the second for what I assume to be many more movies to spawn out of this new ‘Lego-verse’. Starring Will Arnett as Batman, The Lego Batman Movie is about Batman’s relationship with his sidekick Robin (Michael Cera), butler/long time carer Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) and his arch nemesis […]

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Forrest Gump

Winner of 1994’s best picture award, Forrest Gump is a biopic for the fictional character of Forrest Gump. Despite being raised in the small town of Greensboro, Alabama and having an IQ of 85, Forrest never thought of himself as being disadvantaged or restricted in comparison to others. Thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), and the […]

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The Edge of Seventeen

Wowzers. Its been over two weeks since my last review so let’s see if I still have the flow. The Edge of Seventeen is a modern age teen drama centered around the fictional character of Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld). In her junior year of high school, Nadine faces significant difficulties in her life. From the passing of her […]

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State of Play

State of Play is directed by Kevin Macdonald and is the big screen adaption of the 2003 BBC series of the same name. The film starts of with a string of murders, one of them involving the aide of a powerful D.C congressman; Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck). Journalist Cal McAffrey (Russell Crowe), an old friend of […]

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Hotel Rwanda

Wow this was a difficult movie to watch. Hotel Rwanda, directed by Terry George is about the 1992 Rwandan genocide. Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle) manages the Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali, Rwanda. During the same time, Rwanda is facing a political crisis between the country’s two major social classes: the Hutu and Tutsi. The Hutu military […]

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