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G Money’s Movie Review: The Belko Experiment

The subject of social science experiments are not new territory for the movies. Cinema takes these ideas to the extreme for entertainment. Most are familiar with films such as “Running Man” and “Hunger Games”. What I enjoy the most about these types of films as a viewer is placing yourself amongst those partaking in these extreme human behavioral situations. One …

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G Money’s Movie Review: “Kong: Skull Island”

The legacy of “King Kong” dates all the way back to 1933 when a massive ape as big as a building captured the imagination of millions. Many iterations have followed including in 1976 when Jeff Bridges and a beautiful young actress by the name of Jessica Lange debuted to tame the savage beast in the remake. Japan also took their …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Logan

Hugh Jackman’s career has been defined by his role as “Wolverine”. He’s played the character for over 17 years and with the release of “Logan” is performing his swan song for the role. Fox’s “X-Men” franchise has always been a source of controversy and ridicule from fans of the source material, but “Logan” is set to take the franchise in …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Get Out

“Blaxploitation” films were the cornerstone of “B-Movie” cinema in the late 60’s and early 70’s. Movies like “Super Fly”, “Shaft”, and “Foxy Brown” defined the genre with memorable black lead characters that had a swagger and a certain gritty, street-wise attitude. These movies weren’t winning any Oscars during award seasons, but these films were telling stories that weren’t being told …

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G Money’s Movie Review: The Great Wall

Matt Damon became a lightning rod of controversy when the Chinese based production of the “The Great Wall” was first announced and he was its star. The thinly veiled attempt at identity politics that was ruffling the feathers of social media was not good publicity for this film. Now that this film has been released is Matt the savior of …

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G Money’s Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

In the fall of 2014, Keanu Reeves starred in an action film and played a character that would further define his acting career. “John Wick” was and still is a unique and utterly entertaining action extravaganza that built an underworld of hitmen that was enthralling and mesmerizing to watch. The character of John Wick is ranked right alongside Neo and …

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Barry’s Movie Review: Fifty Shades Darker

Where to begin? Following the sordid events of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Anastasia Steele (played by Dakota Johnson) is now single and working at a Seattle publishing house. Her ex, the self-proclaimed “sadist” Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) is still at large, sending her unwanted bouquets and expressing his interest. Rather than move to another city, change her name and file …

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Barry’s Movie Review: Split

The introductory scenes of “Split,” the latest creeper feature from M. Night Shyamalan, are straight out of a nightmare. Imagine you, your best friend and the weird girl (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) from your class have been abducted in broad daylight. You’re being kept prisoner for reasons that aren’t initially made clear and your captor, Kevin (played by a game …

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Barry’s Movie Review: 20th Century Women

In Mike Mills’ comedy “20th Century Women,” Lucas Jade Zumann stars as Jamie, the son of an empowered, free spirited single woman (played by Annette Bening). Jamie and his mother live in a house with a few other misfits, some of whom are young women who act as his surrogate sisters. They create a unique family dynamic, though Jamie struggles …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Patriots Day

The Boston Marathon bombing back in 2013 was yet another terror event in the U.S. that attempted to pull its people apart, but only pulled them closer together as a city and as American citizens proudly proclaiming, “Boston Strong”. Almost four years later, director Peter Berg is telling the story of the brave men and women of Boston and their …

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