“The Irishman” Review

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Scorsese’s sweeping mob epic pulls no punches. The first and perhaps most important thing to note about the latest film from legendary director Martin Scorsese is that watching it does not feel like a three-and-a-half hour experience. Rarely does a film come along that warrants such a lengthy commitment, but everything about The Irishman feels…

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The Disney+ Experience: Evaluating the First Week of the Rest of Disney’s Life

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In hindsight, the announcement of a Disney streaming service seemed almost inevitable. Name recognition, an enormous back catalogue of films and TV shows, and a slate of well-funded exclusive programming are advantages Disney has in spades compared to other companies entering the market. And now, Disney+ is here and available for public consumption. From older…

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“The Lighthouse” Review: A Kerosene-Soaked Horror Bout

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In an otherwise disappointing October for horror, Robert Egger’s The Lighthouse absolutely captivates. Robert and co-writer/brother Max Eggers manage to pack in horror trope upon horror trope, making for a flurry of satisfying panic-punches that lead to a haymaker of a finished product. Within The Lighthouse’s hour-and-fifty-minute runtime, leads Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe wrestle…

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