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Andrew Garfield in "Hacksaw Ridge"

Review: “Hacksaw Ridge”

War is hell, but it might be even worse if you’re unarmed. That’s exactly how Desmond Doss ran into battle, and on purpose. A Virginia country boy and devout Seventh Day Adventist, Doss rescued nearly a hundred men in one of a nasty war’s nastiest patches of scorched earth without firing a shot. It’s through …

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Critic Speak Podcast: Episode 8

James and I open this week’s edition of the Critic Speak Podcast with a new invention. Inspired by overwhelming listener feedback about James’ multiplex audience horror story from last week, we decided to put an original spin on the classic party game “Who Would You Rather?” using various movie theater patron stereotypes. The game runs …

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Review: “Warm Bodies”

Zombies are in. Slow zombies, fast zombies, historical zombies, futuristic zombies, Nazi zombies, stripper zombies — you name an adjective, there’s probably been a zombie version of it in film, television, and/or video games. As a result, it’s starting to seem like there isn’t anywhere new for artists to go with the cannibalistic, reanimated creatures, …

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