Category: 2010s

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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Getting beyond the terrible title, obviously an homage to the James Bond title of The Spy Who Loved Me, The Spy Who Dumped Me offers some choice laughs from its capable comedic actors front and center,...

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The Meg (2018)

Jon Turteltaub (Last Vegas, National Treasure: Book of Secrets) directs this big action and mild horror flick, seemingly pulled out of the 1990s adolescent-minded blockbuster cycle, about a megalodon, a massive 75-foot shark long thought...

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Song to Song (2017)

Rooney Mara (The Discovery) and Ryan Gosling (La La Land) star as Faye and BV, a couple of struggling songwriters looking to make their way into the music industry within Austin, Texas. Shortly after meeting,...

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Annihilation (2018)

Written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina), who very loosely adapts the acclaimed Jeff VanderMeer ‘Southern Reach trilogy’ novel of the same name, Annihilation continues the sophomore auteur’s string of challenging genre films that provoke...

Skyscraper (2018)

“Die Hard in a building” is how the film has been coyly referred to by some (my choice of title would have been, “Rock Hard“), as we have a tough hero in the titular building...

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Adapted from Austin Wright’s 1993 novel, “Tony and Susan”, Nocturnal Animals has two storylines to follow, one the presumed reality, and the other a presumed fictitious one dramatized from the contents of the manuscript of a...

The Post (2017)

Set in Washington DC in 1971, The Post covers the local newspaper, the Washington Post, who end up the recipients of what would come to be known as the Pentagon Papers, which is a top-secret government...