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“The Fall of the American Empire” Comedy Askew

June 27th, 2019 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

Quirky, predictable and somewhat inconceivable, combined with a script that’s two hours of French Canadian dialogue, The Fall of the American Empire’s a bit of a chore to watch. That said, the acting is quite good, the film production value gets good marks and the comedy does work as the movie progresses.

Pierre-Paul Daoust (Alexandre Landry) is an ordinary guy, but has the oddity of being cautious about everything. Unless a notable person has made a statement that will back up what others say to him, it’s not a truism. He’s even too careful about what he says to his longtime girlfriend Linda (Florence Longpré), especially about sex. Oh, he wants to have sex with her, but is afraid she will leave him if he asks. It’s the way everything goes in his life. Read more…

“Bad Times at the El Royale” Taking Sides

October 11th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Numerous filmmakers have shocked and hammered their audiences with unexpected vile acts, surprising twists, distasteful behaviors and contemptible desires, but they still can’t top the master Quentin Tarantino. Oh a few have come within a hair close like the Coen Brothers, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, and Francis Ford Coppolo. They are the leaders that many have tried to emulate due to the offbeat style that provided thrillers like Fargo, The Shinning, The Godfather, Goodfellas, and Lost Highway. Read more…

“Deadpool 2” Continues to Amaze

May 17th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Critics have been asked by Twentieth Century Fox to not give away any major plot spoilers for the movie Deadpool 2. They feel that it would ruin the whole experience for our readers and avid followers of the lunatic superhero. (Oops I gave away that he is a lunatic, but anyone and everyone who is savvy of the Marvel Comics characters knows he’s crazy). So I thought it over and checked out Marvel’s website to find out what their synopsis is for the sequel. None of which gives away any portion of the plot, actually it’s not even one iota of the plot. Read more…

“THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” (Written Review & Trailer)

August 18th, 2017 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Totally hilarious The Hitman’s Bodyguard turns into a wild ride early on in this action comedy “odd couple” movie. The script may give you a bit of déjà vu, but it’s well worth the laughs and thrills. Certainly a nice cap to a “dinner and a movie”, as Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are a hoot together. Read more…

The Accountant (Written Review & Trailer)

October 13th, 2016 No comments

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Review by John Delia

The most electrifying and suspense-filled film this year, The Accountant has opened nationwide and it’s a thriller. From opening act to the closing credits it keeps you glued to your seat waiting for the exciting scene. Under the keen direction of Gavin O’Connor who brought Miracle and Warrior to the screen, the cast makes The Accountant a winner. If you thought that Ben Affleck was good in movies like Gone Girl, Argo or The Town, witness the actor at his level best. Read more…

Kingsman: The Secret Service (Film Review & Trailer)

February 13th, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

Move over James Bond, there’s a new game in town and they have as many gadgets and toys. Kingsman: The Secret Service is very cool and aptly fills the void for a sci-fi adventure comedy left by Guardians of the Galaxy. The main characters in Kingsman are smart, fascinating, and often time violent, getting the job done one villain at a time. Even though “The Secret Service” comic book does have a slightly different story and characters are renamed for the movie, for the male audience it’s still the best game in town. Read more…