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2018’s “The Predator” lacks in character development, but exceeds in bloody carnage and explosive action scenes

September 23, 2018

Director Shane Black’s “The Predator” is a wildly inconsistent film that entertains despite bland characters, hit-or-miss humor and generic plotting. While losing the balls-to-the-wall spark that made the 1987 original compelling, the film’s bloody carnage and self-awareness make it perfectly watchable, if not particularly noteworthy. […]

A promotional picture for "American Made."
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“American Made” solidifies Tom Cruise’s relevancy in contemporary cinema

October 29, 2017

Directed by Doug Liman, “American Made” is based on Trans World Airlines pilot turned egotistical drug smuggler Barry Seal, played by Tom Cruise, in the early 1980s. Seal is approached by CIA case officer Monty Schafer — played by Domhnall Gleeson — and begins taking photos over Central America for the CIA. During a mission, Seal encounters the Medellín Drug Cartel in Colombia and, thrilled by the potential wealth gain, begins his career as a drug smuggler. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Top 5 Best Football Movies

September 21, 2016 and

  One of the all-time classic films, “Remember the Titans” depicts life in small-town Virginia while also battling racial tensions in the 1970s.   Who doesn’t love a rags to riches story? Though football is […]