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The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

The 15:17 to Paris    09 Feb 2018

PG-13 94 minReleased

5.3
IMDB: 5.3/10 688 votes

During the summer of 1995 audiences were treated to a manly documentary masterpiece that featured our Sensei Steven Seagal under one of his many aliases (In this particular adventure he was under the alias Casey Ryback) fighting evil men on a train. Sensei Seagal set the bar really high and let’s just say that after that incident in America for the most part even terrorists have been well behaved while traveling in trains. But unfortunately for the civilized citizens of ...

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk    21 Jul 2017

PG-13 106 minReleased

7.9
IMDB: 7.9/10 788 votes

Dunkirk breaks new ground in atmosphere and realism for a WW2 movie. There’s a sober, hungover type of tension at play here that works extremely well and hasn’t really been seen in a WW2 movie of this scale before (but you can see it in HBO’s When Trumpet’s Fade). I’d feared that Nolanite overwrought exposition would plague this movie, but finally, the man has mastered the art of the unsaid, and balancing it with visual narrative to offer ...

The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island    26 Jul 2017

Not Rated 132 minReleased

7.3
IMDB: 7.3/10 348 votes

I admire a film that isn’t afraid to wave its flag, but my admiration depends on whether the film is sentimental in its delivery and storytelling. Too obnoxious and you get Michael Bay’s Pearl Harbor or Wu Jing’s Wolf Warrior films. Too bleached out and you get sappy indie wartime dramas that questions what it means to be “insert-nationality-here” that gets a simultaneous VOD and limited theatrical release. But here’s a film that gets it just right, while being an ...