Category: Genre

Review: Dunkirk‘s foreboding, somber tone masterfully executed

My full review of Christopher Nolan‘s new movie, Dunkirk, is now live at the Independent Institute….

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Review: The Exception harkens to classic war-time romances

The Exception made a brief appearance in the movie theaters before heading to the DVD…

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Review: Wonder Woman is a smart, well executed action film

My movie review of Wonder Woman is live at the Independent Institute. I really liked…

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Five not so obvious things to love about the movie Wonder Woman

I am not a comic book or superhero fan, preferring more down-to-Earth characters facing situations…

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Reminding myself that the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise was inspired by a theme-park…

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a rousing romp through the universe

My movie review and commentary on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is live at the…

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Review: Kong: Skull Island Box Office Blockbuster Falls Short

Kong: Skull Island continues to hold its own at the box office, generating $164 million…

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Review: The Promise, Armenia, and the Origins of Genocide

My full review of the move The Promise is live at the Independent Institute. This…

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Movie Review: A United Kingdom

I take an in-depth look at the very well acted British film A United Kingdom in…

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Review: Logan shows superhero action movies can also have soul

My movie review of Logan is up at the Independent Institute! This is a film…

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