Qwipster Reviews

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Before I would develop an obsession with Hitchcock’s masterpiece, Vertigo, Raiders of the Lost Ark was my all-time favorite movie.  Perhaps as testament to the film’s greatness, it still ranks as a close second.  When someone...

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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Joe Cornish made a nice, albeit low-key (by today’s standards), leap from TV to movies as a writer-director with 2011’s surprise cult sleeper, Attack the Block, and as a screenwriter the same year with Spielberg’s...

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Excalibur (1981)

Co-scripted and directed by John Boorman, made after failing to get his intended very adult take on Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” films made into one movie, Excalibur offers up an ambitious, brutally violent take on...

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The Goonies (1985)

A huge fan favorite for those who watched this growing up, The Goonies makes up for its silly, predictable story and stereotypical characters (the portrayal of the murderous and thieving Italian-American family, the Fratellis (which means...

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Vice (2018)

Written and directed by Adam McKay, who impressed in his last effort from 2015, The Big Short, Vice is specifically a biopic of sorts about former Vice President of the United States under George W. Bush,...

Glass (2019)

Glass serves as a sequel to two films from M. Night Shyamalan, 2000’s Unbreakable and 2018’s Split, the latter of which tied itself to the former with the post-end title stinger. Bruce Willis makes his return as...