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Free Fire: An Object Lesson in The Value of Professionalism; This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (Review)

I’m not a Tarantino fan.  While Reservoir Dogs (to name a move completely at random) was a great film, I did not like it. It’s not my genre.  I tell you this for the sake of context – I’m not the correct person to watch or like a movie like Free Fire. So if at times during this review I come across as unduly critical or harsh, that’s probably only because Free Fire wasn’t a campy homoerotic sci-fi thriller/comedy (like if Magic Mike and Guardians of the Galaxy had a baby and it was also a musical) Continue reading Free Fire: An Object Lesson in The Value of Professionalism; This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (Review)

Free Fire: Reminiscent of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs [Review]

Action-comedy is a genre that walks a fine line; too far in one direction and the other can falter.  The result is either a funny movie with some action or an action movie with some cheesy one liners. Recent movies like Kingsmen: The Secret Service or Kick-Ass are prime examples of the perfect blend of entertaining action and hearty laughs. That sometimes can work or be a misfire, but those elements culminate in a perfect blend for Ben Wheatley’s latest directorial effort Free Fire. Continue reading Free Fire: Reminiscent of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs [Review]