Review: Alpha – Dogs, an origin story

Alpha (2018)

Alpha is a fictionalized telling of how early man first domesticated wolves (or how wolves became man’s best friend). Set 20,000 years ago the story follows the son of a tribe’s chief, named Keda, as he joins the men of the tribe for his first bison hunt. Keda soon finds himself injured and separated from the tribe. Far from home and with no help in sight, he finds an unlikely companion in the form of an injured wolf. Together the two embark on the long journey to return home and form a relationship that would forever change man and canine forever.

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Film Review: Delivery Man (2013) – Ridiculous Concept, Well Executed

Vince Vaughn has been a stand out character in many memorable films (Old School, Anchorman and Zoolander to name a few) and a solid co-star (Swingers, Wedding Crashers) but has struggled to really prove he can be the star of the show. Dodgeball for instance, probably his best prior example as the leading man, had a huge (and fantastic) supporting […]

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Great Moments in Cinema: The Grapes of Wrath

Hey everyone…just a quick one today, since I’m writing this one on the Fourth of July and have better things to do, like walk around the neighborhood and watch people celebrate American independence by firing off fireworks made in China.  Plus, you’re probably all hung over from celebrating America’s enduring awesomeness, and probably so bleary-eyed you can’t really focus on […]

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Film Review: Disconnect (2012) – “Crash” for the Facebook Generation

There is no denying that we live in an age where more than ever we are actively pulled out of our real lives and into an alternate one, a digital life. We increasingly live lives where we barely interact with people in person for days yet have an active social life in the ever-increasing digital playground available to us through […]

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Film Review: Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal – Dreams do come true

Creating anything can be difficult, but for the painter Lars (Thure Lindhart), creating his masterpiece, his Mona Lisa, has taken him nearly ten years of blank canvases and frustration. Giving up hope that he can repeat his previous success, he leaves Denmark and settles on a teaching job for a struggling art school in a small snowy town in Canada. […]

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