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A REVIEW That Follows…

Posted by Nagle on April 25, 2015  /   No Comments

It takes a lot to give me goosebumps at the movies. Plenty make me jump and shout, but finding true shivers can seem so few and far between, almost a faint glimpse at a bygone …

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Sean Penn Didn’t Ruin the Oscars

Posted by Nagle on February 24, 2015  /   2 Comments

If you’re reading my blog, then you probably also watched the 87th Academy Awards, or at least have some vague concept of the film industry’s annual pamper party, thrown to further celebrate all of the …

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Rescheduling The Interview

Posted by Nagle on December 18, 2014  /   5 Comments

In case you missed the internet yesterday, Wednesday December 17th, we’re all about to finally get our hands on some of those nice Cuban cigars, but we won’t be smoking them this Christmas at a …

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The Endless Rivew

Posted by Nagle on November 12, 2014  /   No Comments

A band I found myself really growing to appreciate during college has released their swan song, The Endless River, one final album at the end of a nearly 50 year run and 20 year absence …

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Boyhood: The 12 Year Movie

Posted by Nagle on August 11, 2014  /   No Comments

There’s a critically acclaimed new flick that’s doing the big city rounds, which will probably go nationwide sometime soon.  And no, it’s not some oddly unconventional art-house flick, it’s nothing particularly unique at all.  But …

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The Apocalyptic Double-Feature

Posted by Nagle on December 23, 2013  /   No Comments

The Hollywood apocalypse is usually a large, loud, special effects extravaganza that keeps us at the edge of our seats.  Yet despite some funny one-liners, we’re never really intended to fall off those seats in …

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Pacific Rim: Our New Titans

Posted by Nagle on July 15, 2013  /   2 Comments

Considering our contemporary tastes and new technology with regard to worldwide entertainment, at least on screen, this is about as big as the stakes can get.  Never has this kind of story been given such …

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Trekking Into Darkness

Posted by Nagle on May 27, 2013  /   1 Comment

SPOLIER ALERT! For those that have yet to see this, or Star Trek II (1982), then read no farther!  I would also strongly suggest a viewing of that original sequel (aka The Wrath of Khan) beforehand, …

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Cloud Atlas – Review

Posted by Nagle on January 23, 2013  /   1 Comment

A few years back we all had our storytelling senses struck by Inception. Not necessarily a revolution in the structure of the medium, but simply the most clever narrative hook you could think of: Using …

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The Hobbit: An Expected Journey – Review

Posted by Nagle on December 17, 2012  /   2 Comments

Let me preface this review by stating that Lord of the Rings is the single greatest achievement in the history of cinema. I don’t mean that’s my opinion, I mean because it successfully adapted one the highest …

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