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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

“So far, so good…” Directed by: Antoine Fuqua Written by: Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Haley Bennett, Vincent D’Onofrio, Peter Sarsgaard Swift shot: Several times throughout The Magnificent Seven I found myself conjuring up my favorite quote by Thomas Babington Macaulay, “To every man upon this earth, death cometh soon or late. And […]

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Hell Or High Water

Hell Or High Water

Directed by: David Mackenzie Written by: Taylor Sheridan Cast: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Swift shot: A modern day Frank and Jesse James tale with a painful reminder that the bankers always find a way to win. Hell or High Water simmers with a stunning showdown between good and evil in the Texas […]

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The Revenant

“Vengeance is best left in the hands of the Creator.” Directed by: Alejandro G. Inarritu Written by: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro G. Inarritu (screenplay), Michael Punke (novel) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson The H-Bomb: After his party of fur trappers is ambushed by local Indians, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a handful of […]

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The Hateful Eight

Never cheat the hangman… Written & Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Demian Bichir The H-Bomb: A few years after the Civil War, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) is escorting a prisoner, Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) to the […]

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The Salvation

“Never start a fight you can’t win…” Directed by: Kristian Levring Written by: Anders Thomas Jensen, Kristian Levring Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eva Green, Mikael Persbrandt, Jonathan Pryce The H-Bomb: In the 1870’s, Danish war vet Jon Jensen (Mikkelsen) immigrated to the American west with his brother, Peter (Persbrandt), to start a new, […]

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