MOONLIGHT Review (2016)

By Darin Skaggs   If there is any theme I could find in the movie year of 2016, it is that life is beautiful even when faced with tremendous tragedy. With movies like Manchester By the Sea, American Honey and Kubo and the Two Strings have characters that find themselves at the lowest of lows. […]

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Review: LA LA LAND (2016)

By Darin Skaggs   When Damien Chazelle’s previous film, Whiplash came out I enjoyed it quite a bit. It had great acting, directorial choices and it looked wonderful, not to mention the amazing sound mixing and editing that I imagine was pure hell to perfect. I did wonder though if Chazelle was going to be […]

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Review: ROGUE ONE (2016)

It has taken me a bit of time to realize that a certain set of movies are more episodic like television instead of being its separate piece of art. Franchises like the Marvel Cinematic Universe or The Fast and Furious series have recurring and sometimes returning characters much like a season of television would. Star […]

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