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The Hateful Eight

BentleyDeVilling   December 28, 2015

Director: Quentin Tarantino Writers: Quentin Tarantino Genre(s):  Western Rating: R Runtime: 187 min (roadshow) Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, Walton Goggins, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Channing Tatum Really Good! The Hateful Eight is the long awaited 8th film by Quentin Tarantino. It takes place during a cold winter in Wyoming about a decade after the Civil War. Tarantino tells the [...]

The Big Short

The Big Short

BentleyDeVilling   December 11, 2015

Director: Adam McKay Writers: Adam McKay, Charles Randolph Genre(s): Biography, Drama Rating: R Runtime: 130 min. Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt Really Good! Why watch it? The Big Short is the true story of four high-finance outsiders in the mid-2000’s who saw what everyone else could not; the eminent collapse of the global economy. They decide to bet against [...]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

BentleyDeVilling   November 20, 2015

Director: Francis Lawrence Writers: Peter Craig, Danny Strong Genre(s): Adventure, Sci-Fi Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 137 min Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore  Pretty Good.. Why watch it? The final chapter in an epic saga is upon us. The war of Panem has escalated after the Capitol completely destroys the other districts. Katniss Everdeen, now the [...]

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Spotlight

BentleyDeVilling   November 16, 2015

Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer Genre(s):  Biography, Drama Rating: R Runtime: 128 min. Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Great! Why watch it? Spotlight is a true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered an enormous scandal within the Catholic Church. Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams star as an investigative reporting team that attempts to expose the local [...]

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Big Trouble in Little China

BentleyDeVilling   November 12, 2015

Director: John Carpenter Writers: Gary Goldman, David Z. Weinstein   Genre(s): Action, Adventure Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 99 min. Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun  Awesomely Bad! Why watch it? Big Trouble in Little China is one of my all time favorite films. The story is ridiculous, the dialogue is incoherent and the acting is sub par. Their budget was around $25 [...]

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Bridge of Spies

BentleyDeVilling   October 31, 2015

Director: Steven Spielberg Writers: Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Genre(s): Biography, Drama, History, Thriller Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 141 min Starring: Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance Really Good! Why watch it? Bridge of Spies is a fascinating historical film starring Tom Hanks. Taking place in the early 1960’s during the Cold War era, Hanks plays [...]

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Steve Jobs

BentleyDeVilling   October 28, 2015

Director: Danny Boyle Writer: Aaron Sorkin Genre(s): Biography, Drama Rating: R Runtime: 122 min Starring: Jeff Daniels, Kate Winslet, Michael Fassbender, Seth RoganReally Good! Why watch it? Steve Jobs was one of the best films of the year. There have been many attempts at a biopic about the late visionary, but none have come close Danny Boyle and Aaron [...]

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The Martian

BentleyDeVilling   October 2, 2015

Director: Ridley Scott Writer(s): Drew Goddard (screenplay), Andy Weir (book) Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 144 min Starring: Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig  Really Good! Why watch it? The Martian was one of the most awaited films of 2015. Matt Damon stars as Astronaut Mark Watney who goes on a manned [...]

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Trainwreck

BentleyDeVilling   July 17, 2015

Director: Judd Apatow Writer: Amy Schumer Genre(s): Comedy, Romance Rating: R Runtime: 125 min Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin QuinnGood. Why Watch it? Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck is a romantic comedy that breaks all the rules. Amy Schumer, writer and star, plays a woman who struggles with the idea of monogamy and has an overwhelming [...]