The Accountant

Overall Rating: 2/5 October 14, 2016 Dir. Gavin O’Connor Rated R (for strong violence and language throughout) The Accountant was a guilty pleasure for me. At a certain point in the film, things just start to get worse and worse, but I have to admit that it is entertaining throughout. Its premise will grab your attention (at […]

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Jason Bourne

Overall Rating: 2/5 July 29, 2016 Dir. Paul Greengrass Rated PG-13 (for intense sequences of violence and action, and brief strong language) I am a huge fan of the original Bourne Trilogy, so the simply titled Jason Bourne was one of my most anticipated action films of 2016. With Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass back at work […]

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Overall Rating: 2/5 May 27, 2016 Dir. Bryan Singer Rated PG-13 (for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive images) Singer’s Apocalypse is full of action and ridiculousness (mostly the good kind). Enough to entertain most fans of the series and of superhero films in general, but this installment in […]

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Lights Out

Overall Rating: 2/5 July 22, 2016 Dir. David F. Sandberg Rated PG-13 (for terror throughout, violence including disturbing images, some thematic material and brief drug content) This is a moderately unique horror film, but there’s nothing too original here. It’s kept lean, puts practical effects to good use, and has some above-average acting for a horror […]

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The Girl on the Train

Overall Rating: 2/5 October 7, 2016 Dir. Tate Taylor Rated R (for violence, sexual content, language and nudity) Having read the book of the same name on which this film is based, I can say that it did a good job of adapting the book. In fact, it followed the book to a fault. However, […]

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