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The 3 Movies You Didn’t See in 2015 (But Should)

I know what you’re thinking…Ex-Machina, right? It’s on everyone’s list of the most under-rated movies for 2015. Which is weird, because it’s one of the most talked movies of the year, scored 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and brought in more than double its budget in box office. Everybody saw that one already. Instead we’ve got three movies […]

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Spectre Review

Spectre (2015)

Directed by Sam Mendes

Starring Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, and Christoph Waltz

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A Ghost of Its Former Self

            When Skyfall was finally released in 2012, many Bond fans including myself were blown away. Not only did the action thriller continue to show a more raw and vulnerable spy than ever before, but it had been directed by a man who had barely shot an action scene in his life. I stand by my statement at the time, naming Skyfall the best Bond film only behind From Russia with Love. With that in mind, Spectre had a great deal to live up to. Not only was it following one of the best entries in the franchise but it had to move on from Bond’s interesting relationship with Judi Dench’s M. Unfortunately, Spectre does not overcome its grand predecessor, and while certainly fun, it leaves much to be desired. Continue reading Spectre Review