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G Money’s Movie Review: Captain America: Civil War

Eight years ago, the movie Iron Man began a series that would change the landscape of comic book films. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has given every other comic book adaptation something to strive for. Captain America: Civil War, begins Marvel’s third phase of spectacular comic book entertainment. These movies have not lost steam and neither has the audience. Can Civil …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Huntsman: Winter’s War

In 2012, a reimagining of the Snow White fairy tale hit theatres, courtesy of Universal Pictures, starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, and Charlize Theron entitled, Snow White and the Huntsman. Suffice to say, this film found mild success (I hated it) and a bit of scandal with Kristen Stewart and the director. In 2016, Universal has found a way to …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Disney’s The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book from 1894 was a collection of adventure stories that have fueled the imaginations of young and old for generations. Strong themes of adapting to the cruel world around you, crossed with high adventure defines the stories of Rudyard Kipling. It was only a matter of technology and time that these stories would be made into …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Hardcore Henry

“Hardcore Henry” is a tough film to review. It’s not really a movie, it’s more of a ride you’d find at a weirdly warped Disneyland for adults or a video game on your local Xbox while you are looking down the barrel of M-16. It’s exciting, non-sensical, and nauseating all in the same stroke. This unique first person perspective is …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

The comic book characters of Batman and Superman have a rich cinematic and television history, from movie serials to TV shows to making the leap to feature film. These characters have captured the collective imagination and have us looking within ourselves to strive to be better than we are. The feature films have been both successful hits (The Dark Knight) …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

Paul Reubens’ career has been an influential one. No other character he’s played has had more of an cultural impact than Pee-Wee Herman. His “Pee-Wee” Herman Show transcended ordinary children shows of its day, being enjoyed by both adults and kids alike. Then the film that has defined his career, “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure”, is an all time classic from 1985. …

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G Money’s Movie Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Cloverfield upon its initial release in 2008 was critically well received and audiences overall enjoyed the movie monster throwback in the vein of Godzilla. Eight years later J.J Abrams and the crew of the original film along with new film director Dan Trachtenberg have given us a surprise entry into the Cloverfield mythos, 10 Cloverfield Lane. This pseudo sequel was …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Risen

Biblical moviemaking has seen (no pun intended) a resurrection at the local multiplex. Ever since the release of the extremely successful “Passion of the Christ”, movie studios have tried to replicate its success. Bible stories especially the story of Christ resonates with all Christians of all cultures. Director Kevin Reynolds has taken up the task of telling the story of …

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Movie Review: The Witch

A family of five, living in 1630’s New England, builds a home outside of a haunted forest, where a horrible witch lives…or does she? “The Witch” displays the kind of directorial confidence and control you rarely see in a first time filmmaker. Writer/director Robert Eggers stages each shot with total precision and uses shadows to nightmarish effect. “The Witch” is …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Deadpool

The Fox/Marvel cinematic universe has been plagued with an aura of uncertainty as of late. X-Men, Fox’s biggest franchise, is shifting from the team of the early 2000’s to a younger, livelier team for a new generation. The shaky transition becomes complete this summer with X-Men: Apocalypse. Fox’s Marvel license gives them a healthy amount of characters to choose from, …

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