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‘Blair Witch’ adds to list of 2016’s letdowns

‘Blair Witch’ adds to list of 2016’s letdowns

The “Blair Witch” reboot was filmed using the code-name “The Woods.” (Photo courtesy of Vertigo Entertainment) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Blair Witch” is the latest example of a sequel or remake coming out at least a decade after the last movie to make a bunch of money because of its easily marketable name recognition. Taking

War Dogs review: “We kinda liked it!”

Packouz (Teller) and Diveroli (Hill) as ill prepared for their meeting as audiences were for what this movie would bring to the table. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Studios) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff Ever ask yourself where tax dollars are spent by the federal government?  Todd Phillip’s film ‘War Dogs’, the true story of how

Unlike real life, ‘Sully’ doesn’t crash

Sullenberger (Hanks) and Skiles (Eckhart) prepare for the public hearing after the accident. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Even at eighty-six years old, Clint Eastwood proves that he is still all there when it comes to filmmaking. Based around the event that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson,

Get full on ‘Sausage Party’

Sausage Party has been in development since 2008. (Photo courtesy of Colombia Pictures) Henry St. Pierre and Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff A rated-R animated film is something unheard of to most moviegoers, and to the film industry itself, especially in an animation style akin to Pixar movies. That’s exactly what Seth Rogen and company

‘Don’t Breathe’ runs out of fresh air

“Don’t Breathe” was created by the same staff that made 2013’s “Evil Dead” reboot. (Photo courtesy of Stage 6 Films) Owen Johnson Connector Staff I found “Don’t Breathe” to be a very appropriate way to end a lackluster summer movie season that started out looking a little promising. What I mean by that is that

We don’t need more ‘Avatar’ movies

James Cameron on the set of his multi-billion dollar film “Avatar” (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Staff James Cameron, the director of “Avatar” and “Titanic,” announced earlier this month that there were going to be sequels to his 2009 science fiction blockbuster “Avatar.” Four sequels, to be exact. Unlike a lot of

‘Hardcore Henry’ movie review

Russian-American science fiction film “Hardcore Henry” was released on April 8, 2016 (Courtesy of SIX Entertainment) Richard Budd  Connector Staff Your name is Henry. You don’t know where you are or remember how you got there, but you’re alive, and a woman who claims to be your wife, Estelle (Haley Bennett), is screwing your robotic

‘God’s Not Dead 2:’ not deserving of a witty title

God’s Not Dead 2 was met with mostly negative reviews due to the controversial subject matter (Courtsey of Pure Flix Entertainment) Owen Johnson Connector Staff First the character of Superman in “Batman v Superman,” and now this movie; is there a hypocrisy contest going on that I’m unaware of? After mentioning Bible verses in a

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