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The Revenant: MOVIE REVIEW

The Revenant somehow pulls off the feat of being a gorgeous and beautiful disaster. A film that features some of the most striking and mind-blowing cinematography and visuals of any film in this century but also feels lifeless and often very boring at times. This is the┬álong gestating project from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the director…

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The Hateful Eight: MOVIE REVIEW

  Finally got to this one before 2016. The saga of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has been a peculiar one at best. The film was announced two years ago and the first draft of the screenplay was leaked. Tarantino considered scraping the film altogether after this incident but after a successful script reading with…

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The Martian: MOVIE REVIEW

  I know that I’m a bit late on this one. For some reason, I never got around to seeing Ridley Scott’s latest, The Martian, which was a huge financial and critical success in the Fall. I saw just about every other film I wanted to see during that time, but this one slipped right…

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Carol: MOVIE REVIEW

  Christmas Day in Austin saw the release of new films, as well as films that have already been playing in places like New York and L.A. One of those films is Carol, the new and critically acclaimed film from director Todd Haynes. Carol has been a darling with critics ever since its premiere at…

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The Big Short: MOVIE REVIEW

As Christmas Day comes ever closer, one of the big releases during the holiday (that isn’t Star Wars) is The Big Short. Based on the book of the same name by Michael Lewis, the film tells the true life story of how a group of bankers and analysts predicted the 2008 housing market crash in…