“The Foreigner” (2017): A Vince Flynn Novel in Motion (Review)
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“The Foreigner” (2017): A Vince Flynn Novel in Motion (Review)

The Foreigner is a thriller made effective by the simplest conceit. Most of the film is spent in the perspective of the villains who are…

“Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Witnessing a Miracle (Review)
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“Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Witnessing a Miracle (Review)

How do you make a sequel to the paradoxically most widely celebrated cult classic of all time? How do you continue a story that, after…

“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)
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“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)

In war, no enemy is as fearsome as time. With Dunkirk, writer/director Christopher Nolan stresses this truism through an intense, enveloping, and rattling cinematic experience…

“Breaking Bad” and the Tragedy of Skyler White
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“Breaking Bad” and the Tragedy of Skyler White

Skyler White did not deserve your hatred. The treatment and appraisal Skyler got from “fans” of Breaking Bad illustrates, perhaps even more-so than the lampooning…

“The Aviator” (2004): A Burning Boyhood (Review)
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“The Aviator” (2004): A Burning Boyhood (Review)

I am genuinely amazed at just how well this films holds up today. It has probably been exactly a decade since I’ve watched this, and…

A Night at the Drive In:  31 and Don’t Breathe
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A Night at the Drive In: 31 and Don’t Breathe

Hello Hello, everyone out there in web land, it is I The Vern.  Here to give you my thoughts on two recent horror movies for a…

“Daredevil” (2016): Better The Devil You Know (Season 2) (Episodes 7 – 13) (TV Review)
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“Daredevil” (2016): Better The Devil You Know (Season 2) (Episodes 7 – 13) (TV Review)

Season 2 of Daredevil sees Marvel and Netflix avoiding any sort of sophomore slump, with the change in showrunners not cutting down the series’ stride….

“Captain America: Civil War” (2016): With Great Power (Review)
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“Captain America: Civil War” (2016): With Great Power (Review)

Captain America: Civil War makes the battle of its heroes hard to watch. For the most lucrative film franchise in history the Marvel Cinematic Universe,…

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016): The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
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“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016): The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

This is Batman V Superman post #3 for The Cinematic Katzenjammer. Read Vivek’s official review here. Read Sverrir’s opinion piece here. The Good Ben Affleck as Batman When…

“Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016): DC Deserves Better (Review)
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“Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016): DC Deserves Better (Review)

Great Caesar’s ghost… what a dump! Never before, perhaps in the history of the superhero blockbuster genre, has such an incredible overabundance of acting, filmmaking,…