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‘Kong: Skull Island’ – The Ultimate B-Movie Experience?

As kids, who didn’t want to see King Kong ten times his size, taking on the humans who would otherwise exploit or kill him, even fighting on the side of the good guys?  ‘Kong: Skull Island’ arrives in theaters with all this in mind, in an attempt by production house Legendary and studio Warner Bros. to kick-start a shared universe of… Continue reading ‘Kong: Skull Island’ – The Ultimate B-Movie Experience?

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‘Patriots Day’ – A Powerful or Misguided Presentation of a Horrific Event?

In the new film ‘Patriots Day,’ filmmaker Peter Berg subjects the audience to terrifying sequences of events that unfolded in April of 2013, the infamous Boston Marathon Bombing and its’ aftermath as authorities worked tirelessly to track down its’ perpetrators.  These scenes are extremely effective due to both their impeccably realistic, verite, you-are-there staging, as well as evoking thoughts and… Continue reading ‘Patriots Day’ – A Powerful or Misguided Presentation of a Horrific Event?