For Your Renting Pleasure

As the year winds down to an end, I find myself trying to squeeze in a bunch of films that I haven’t seen from the past year, all while rewatching some of the highlight films in order to compile a best of list (Be on the look out for those to start the first week […]

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Review: Conviction

Conviction takes a fairly remarkable true story and makes it incredibly bland and familiar, only shining when Sam Rockwell strolls onto the screen. The story follows Betty Anne Waters, a small town girl who has a strong bond with her brother, Kenny.  Kenny has been in trouble with the law time and time again and […]

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Now Playing Review – Conviction

Of the two recent films with stories revolving around the justice system, Conviction manages to do what Stone is unable to by creating a compelling film that draws the audience into the lives of the characters, played by actors that are able to shine in their roles. Conviction tells the story of the relationship between […]

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Now Playing Review – Iron Man 2

Tony Stark is back in Iron Man 2, bringing with him some variations on his high tech business suit, new enemies, new allies, and that same, overly confident, “winning” personality (the sarcasm is only halfhearted because it’s hard not to love him). Between the first film and now, Tony Stark boasts that he has fulfilled […]

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