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David is a film aficionado from Colchester, Connecticut. He enjoys writing, reading, analyzing, and of course, watching movies. His favorite genres are westerns, crime dramas, horror, and sci-fis. He also enjoys binge-watching TV shows on Netflix.

RINGS: A Poorly Wrought Attempt At Nostalgia

Rings is a film that falls flat on its face, failing to capture the raw and understated tension in the original American remake.

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SILENCE: Martin Scorsese's Intimate Epic Is A Monumental Achievement

Martin Scorsese's Silence begins with a dark, blank screen, with only the gentle humming of cicadas heard on all sides. It then immediately opens up to an

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A MONSTER CALLS: A Deeply Personal Testament To The Power of Fiction

A Monster Calls is an entertaining and beautifully presented fantasy, which also imbues deeper universal themes of grief and loss.

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LA LA LAND: Succeeds As Both A Tribute & Subversion Of The Classic Musical

La La Land is a tribute to classic musicals, yet also attempts something different by subverting the romanticized outlook that they have.

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PASSENGERS: Never Takes Off

Passengers is a dull sci-fi that is neither saved by its star power nor by the potential of the story which it initially seems

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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS: As Elegant & Lavish As It Is Darkly Cynical

Nocturnal Animals is Tom Ford's latest film, presented in lavish and bright neon colors; though it also possesses a hopelessly dark view.

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ALLIED: Robert Zemeckis' Generic WWII Thriller

With Allied, yet another volume has been added to the overflowing pile of wartime films. Though with the talented Robert Zemeckis at the helm,

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Which Film Should Win Best Picture 2017?

Though Moonlight employs a stylistic, arthouse approach as opposed to a traditional narrative, it is nonetheless an important one to watch for people of

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IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE: Ti West's Subversive Take On The Western

Ti West may be best known in the indie horror circuit, yet with In a Valley of Violence he has proven that he has

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HACKSAW RIDGE: A Film Of Contrasts That Seamlessly Works

What helps to distinguish Hacksaw Ridge is that, at its core, it is a film that attempts to combine the seemingly contradictory qualities of

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