Month: June 2018

Loaded with Innovative, Action-Packed Potential, Hotel Artemis Just Misses The Mark

************************This review contains spoilers********************* Set amidst a highly privatized American society in 2028 Los Angeles, Hotel Artemis takes us to a hospital of the same name; thirteen stories high and a specialized, members-only clientele consisting exclusively of criminals. Tonight, Hotel Artemis…

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Upgrade Entertains as a Sci-Fi Action Film While Calling into Question Modern Tech Obsession

“A fake world is a lot more comfortable than the real one.” Set in a not too distant future, Upgrade is the story of Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green), an old fashioned, blue collar guy in a world of advanced technology…

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Through Deliberate Storytelling and Tense Scares, Hereditary Firmly Sticks in Audiences’ Heads

Hereditary follows the Graham family, father Steve (Gabriel Byrne), mother Annie (Toni Collette), son Peter (Alex Wolff), and daughter Charlie (Milly Shapiro) in the wake of the death of the family’s matriarch, their grandmother Ellen. As the family copes with…

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Stylish and Entertaining, Ocean’s 8 is at Once an Homage to a Franchise and Its Own Diamond

*********************This review contains a mild spoiler************************* “A him gets noticed, a her gets ignored and for once, we want to be ignored.” Ocean’s 8 follows Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), recently released from prison after five years and eager to get…

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