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Krampus Deserves a Place on Your Christmas List

Crafting an effective niche film is harder than it seems, and Krampus arrived this season as an unexpected (but welcomed) gift. Even if the horror-comedy genre isn’t new, the concoction…

Disney and Pixar are Looking Back Into Their Future

After watching The Good Dinosaur I couldn’t shake a sense of “Deja Vu”. This film has so many similarities to 1942’s Bambi that I started wondering if this has something…

Everest Might Be The Best Commercial for Why You Should Never Climb a Mountain

Disaster movies exist to either inspire or terrify us to our core. As a human story, while this film is incredibly successful as a cautionary tale about ego, it also…

We Are Your Friends: A Good Song Badly Auto-Tuned

Just like that thumping noise that accompanies your entrance to a club, We Are Your Friends opens with the premise of a good time. What this project offers sounds good:…

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl: Believe the Buzz, it is That Good.

When I first heard the premise for this film I almost passed on it: A high schooler befriends a girl with cancer. But don’t be mislead, it ain’t another YA…

Furious 7: A Ride Full of Action, Fun and Yes, Tears.

The Fast and Furious franchise had never suffered from an identity crises. And its 7th installment is no exception to the delight of its fans: stunning cars, hot girls and…

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Is A Cozy Comeback

Some days you crave a bold cocktail, some others a mellow cup of tea. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes back as soothing and cozy as its predecessor. Director…

The Liberator: Edgar Ramirez is a Revelation

For the very first time (and not because it wasn’t attempted before) Simon Bolivar, the Venezuelan precursor of South America’s independence, walks out from one of the many paintings made…

Boyhood: A Lifetime Achievement You Need to See

Boyhood is one of the most moving experiences I’ve had with a film in a very long time. Just its premise alone is unique: it follows the life of a…