ANDOR Review – an intriguing espionage sci-fi thriller set in the vast Star Wars universe

I read a tweet recently from a critic lamenting about how Star Wars has been picked apart for parts and thus it’s no longer special to him. I can relate to that sentiment and it’s obvious Disney has been milking that franchise dry that even if they had bought Star Wars for 14 instead of …

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Guest Review: The Great Wall (2017)

Directed By: Yimou Zhang Written By: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro and Tony Gilroy Runtime: 1 hr 43 minutes I’m so happy they cast Matt Damon as the lead in The Great Wall. Middle-aged white men are dangerously underrepresented in Hollywood nowadays, and giving recognition to a criminally underused actor was such a brave, progressive decision by …

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FlixChatter Review – ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Story (2016)

I don't call myself a Star Wars groupie and honestly I was rather lukewarm about The Force Awakens. At the same time I didn't hate the prequels trilogy (episode 1-3) though I have to admit there were tons of problems. But the more I hear about Rogue One and that amazing international cast, the more I look …

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Ted’s Picks of Worst Films of the Year so far

Just yesterday I saw this info-graphic that Hollywood's creativity is waning. I mean, zero original movie in 2011?? WOW! I wonder how 2012 fares, but there sure are a bazillion remakes, sequels, prequels, what have you, and that trend isn't likely to end anytime soon. Well, Rodney at Fernby Films are currently doing Worst Film …

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Mini Weekend Roundup Reviews: Rob Roy & Bourne Legacy

It's a bit later than usual but I still want to let you know about my weekend movie-watching roundup. Usually I worked on the post on Monday night, but last Monday night I was invited to dinner with friends my hubby and I haven't seen in over five years. It was wonderful and we had …

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The Bourne Legacy – Ted’s Review

After they couldn't convince both Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon to come back and do another Bourne film, Universal Pictures decided to go ahead and make another one without them. Was this a good move or an ill-advised one? Read on. The film opens with a similar scene to the beginning of the first film …

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