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Since the very beginning, my view on movies has been clear, snarky, and detailed. Keep reading for the Movie Reviews, they are here in all their glory. You’ll also find new and upcoming book announcements as I get back into my publication schedule. And I’ll tell you all about the struggles of life, love, and loss when I get around to it.

Latest Posts

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Every success deserves a follow-up, and Maleficent was certainly a success in every sense of the word. From its massive box-office haul to the new take on the story itself, Maleficent played to win, and it did. While Maleficent: Mistress of Evil did not come close to the same amount of returns that its predecessor…

Maleficent (2014) A Look Back

I wrote one of my first reviews for Maleficent – years ago before I truly started to work on them like I have the last year. Let’s look back and see how much my thoughts have changed since 2015. Maleficent was not the first live-action remake (or, in this case, adaptation) of one of their…

John Wick (2014)

What started out as a favor to a friend would turn into the next stage of Keanu Reeve’s career as an action star renewed. Constantly bundled up with actors who are told “they cannot emote,” John Wick continues to prove that this is not true, nor is it an impediment. The emotional depth of John…

Inside Man (2006)

Conspiracy thrillers have a large hill to climb. Bank heist films have a large hill to climb. Spy thrillers have a large hill to climb. Combining the three can make for an interesting story if done correctly. Inside Man ended up on a list of top films that caught my eye, and I immediately turned…


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