Film Review Archives - Page 5 of 14 - Brian Overland

Film Review Archives - Page 5 of 14 - Brian Overland

16 September 2014
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Film Review: Boyhood

16 September 2014, Comments: 0

Boyhood, ironically, is a movie about youth that perhaps can only be enjoyed by older people. People who are young (say, 25 or younger) […]


31 August 2014
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Mini Film Reviews: Hundred-Foot, Guardians, Sin City

31 August 2014, Comments: 1

The Hundred-Foot Journey Take a charming French village, the kind idealized in A Year in Provence. Add a high-class restaurant at the edge of […]


7 August 2014
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Film Review: Lucy

7 August 2014, Comments: 8

Luc Besson’s Lucy is the latest entry in the blow-your-mind sweepstakes. Thoughtful films, that offer a realistic look at history or politics, are more […]


26 July 2014
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Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

26 July 2014, Comments: 0

(The latest in a long line of ape films…) The original Planet of the Apes (1968) was one of the greatest science fiction films […]


6 July 2014
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Mini Film Reviews: Jump Street and X-Men

6 July 2014, Comments: 1

22 Jump Street   In Douglas Adams' classic, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the Earth is summarized with the comment, "Mostly harmless." That's what […]