Christopher Nolan’s Dizzying ‘Tenet’ is an Exciting James Bond-esque Blockbuster (Review)

Christopher Nolan’s Dizzying ‘Tenet’ is an Exciting James Bond-esque Blockbuster (Review)

Minutes into the opening of Tenet, you get a small sense of adrenaline. You’re strapped in for another Christopher Nolan thrill ride full of twists, turns, and spectacle. And for many moviegoers (myself included), it’s the first movie you’ll have seen in a theater in months due to the ongoing pandemic. While the excitement of watching another movie from Nolan accompanied by your return to the theater begins to settle in, so does confusion to a varying degree. In terms of story, Tenet is Nolan’s most inspiring movie to date; it’s easy to view this movie as the filmmaker’s attempt at making a James Bond movie (he’s always wanted to make a Bond movie). But with that comes the see-saw battle of being able to fully comprehend everything that’s happening.  But even though Tenet can be dizzying at times, it’s still another exciting blockbuster from Nolan.

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Charming ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Breathes Life into Classic Dickens Story (Review)

Charming ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Breathes Life into Classic Dickens Story (Review)

British literature can be a tough nut to crack when adapting for film or television. Stay too close or linear to the source material, and you risk tuning out your audience. Loosely adapt the source material, and you open a Pandora’s box; it may be inviting to change things around, but you risk tainting the legacy of the characters in the story and its author. Thankfully, The Personal History of David Copperfield is more than just a respectable adaptation of Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield.  It is a refreshing adaptation from director (and co-writer) Armando Iannucci that is so full of charm that only an antagonist from one of Dickens’ classic stories would not like this film. You would be quite a Scrooge not to enjoy this movie from start to finish.

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The Top 5 DC Fandome Reveals: Including The Batman & Suicide Squad

The Top 5 DC Fandome Reveals: Including The Batman & Suicide Squad

This past weekend’s virtual comic con sized event – DC FANDOME – debuted so many badass trailers and news reveals that it almost made fans question the need for a physical convention at all down the road. The Batman, The Suicide Squad, Gotham Knights and more made their official trailer debuts so let’s talk about the best of DC FANDOME 2020: Read more

Russell Crowe Welcomes Audiences Back With B-Level Thriller ‘Unhinged’ (Review)

Russell Crowe Welcomes Audiences Back With B-Level Thriller ‘Unhinged’ (Review)

With this movie review being published, we would like to inform our readers that for the foreseeable future, we will publish movie reviews when it’s most safe and convenient for our staff members to view new releases.


Who better to welcome audiences back to the theaters than Russell Crowe? Well, I’m sure that question could spur so many different answers. But hey, it’s a new world where, for now, everything is day-to-day. For example, weeks ago, we had Tenet and Mulan being the first movies to welcome us back to the theater. But with things being so uncertain, that changed. Tenet is now opening Labor Day weekend and Mulan is skipping theaters (in the US) and hitting premium video on demand. So, with the dominoes falling back into different places, Solstice Studios’ Unhinged is the first new release for viewers in a majority of theaters reopening in the US today. Thankfully, Unhinged is not some leftover movie in the bin that gets an opportunity to be the “first” major release in theaters since March. Unhinged is exactly what you pay for: it’s a B-level thriller that lets a two-time Academy Award-winner go nuts in the lead role.

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