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Review of ‘The Arrival’ on Nerd Bastards

Normally, in the movies, when the aliens arrive, destruction follows. For that reason alone, the latest movie from Canadian director┬áDenis Villeneuve is worth the price of admission. On a week when there’s so much uncertainty, it’s nice to know that … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ on Nerd Bastards

When it comes to Harry Potter, Twilight and The Hunger Games movies, I’ve always tried to read the source material before seeing the movie, and from that perspective I have to say, reading the Hunger Games finale really messed my … Continue reading

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‘Hercules’ Review on Nerd Bastards

Every now and then, two different Hollywood studios get the same idea, and this year two different productions based on the Ancient Greek myth of Hercules have been made. Hercules, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Dwayne Johnson, is the … Continue reading

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Review on Nerd Bastards

Although I don’t think they should have changed the title from the much cooler All You Need is Kill, the one used on both the original novel and graphic novel, Edge of Tomorrow was a great surprise. Starring Tom Cruise … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Unknown Known’ on Politico

The new Errol Morris documentary, The Unknown Known does a lot to reflect the charisma of its subject, the former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. What it doesn’t do is make all those that want to dine out on Rumsfeld’s … Continue reading

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‘RoboCop’ Reboot Review on Nerd Bastards

Was there any chance I was going to rave about this one? Not really. The original RoboCop is a great example of the perfect accident, a low-budget, cartoonishly violent but social prescient Frankenstein’s story by a director making his first … Continue reading

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