Author: Jacob Landau

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

When you subtitle your movie “Age of Villain”, you expect said villain to be, at the very least, some manner of threatening. When your villain is some manner of near-omnipotent ersatz god who lives...

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Get Hard

Will Ferrell has rode back into town on his magical money horse, and he’s here with yet another silly movie. This movie is in fact so silly and outlandish that it makes cocaine look like...

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Whiplash (2014)

If there is any movie from the past decade that you need to see, if you could only watch one last movie before you die, there is no doubt in my mind that it...

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Unfinished Business (2015)

Unfinished Business is at least kinda funny, until you walk out of the theater and realize you just lost two hours of your life that you’ll never get back. Sacrificed on the altar of utter...

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Focus (2015)

Focus is probably the first romantic comedy that didn’t make me say “comedy” with a sarcastic tone. That is, Focus, contrary to what the advertising will have you think, is not a heist movie....

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

If you take your kids to see Kingsman, you no longer have the right to be a parent. This absolutely wonderful bloodbath should never be seen by innocent eyes unless one wishes to be...

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Blackhat

In our last review, we mentioned that there were better movies to piss away your time watching. This was not one of them. Blackhat is a disappointing bore, but from the advertising, one isn’t really...

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Thus, the final chapter of the Hobbit trilogy brings the Tolkien film saga to a close. At least until Peter Jackson pulls another trilogy out of his ass, because why stop the money train...

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Horrible Bosses 2

Note: Spoilers are present for the first movie.   It’s about damn time we reviewed a comedy film here. From John Wick to Interstellar to Exodus, it’s been a long road of serious films...

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Exodus: Gods and Kings

I would like to congratulate Ridley Scott on creating a movie that was nearly two and half hours long yet somehow managed to feel rushed at the same time. I would also like to congratulate...