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Lebanon Crisis: How you can Help

Lebanon is having a rough couple of months. On Thursday, October 14th, fighting broke out between Christian and Shia Muslim militias in the country’s capital of Beirut, killing at least seven and injuring many more. On the Saturday prior, the country was plunged into darkness for over 24 hours, as the country’s two largest power […]

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Extraction

Sometimes, all you need is a simple flick to kill a few hours with – characters and plotting be damned, as long as the film delivers on the action and succeeds in being entertaining. This is what you can expect from Extraction. The plot is simple enough: one drug lord’s son is kidnapped by another […]

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Cult Column: In Bruges

There’s a certain thrill in discovering a film that feels like it was created specifically for you. It hasn’t, of course; let’s be honest, no one is that unique. But ultimately that doesn’t matter; those first ten minutes, where you discover something that reaches to the very core of you, stay in your memory long […]

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Hellboy

Hellboy(2019) is a case of wasted potential mixed with totally misguided execution, resulting in a final product that feels utterly pointless. The film’s premise is the definition of generic: an ancient evil sorceress rises back to power, threatening to cause humanity’s annihilation. A familiar premise can be forgiven if executed well, but when the film […]

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Mile 22

Anybody who is familiar with Mark Wahlberg’s work (or indeed his personal image) will be expecting a fair amount of posturing in any film in which he runs around injuring a lot of people. His latest collaboration with director Peter Berg is no exception, and in fact takes this unashamed bolshiness to a new level. […]