Film Review: Midnight Special

5.5/10 I believe the opening is one of the most important parts of a film. It’s supposed to grab the audience, capture the people with its imagination. Essentially, the beginning is a promise that the next two hours (and ten dollars) won’t be a waste. Director, Jeff Nichols ("Take Shelter", "Mud") seems to believe that …

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Film Review: The Magnificent 7

6.5/10 It’s called “magnificent,” but there are other words I’d use to describe this movie. “Shallow.” “Repetitive.” “Pointless.” But I’d also use “stylish,” “bad-ass,” and “impressive.” Like many of today’s blockbusters, Antoine Fuqua’s remake of “The Magnificent Seven” is far from greatness of the original, but what we get just might entertain us yet. The …

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