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The Irishman: A Nerdlocker Movie Review

“ ‘I heard you paint houses.’ To paint a house is to kill a man.” -Frank Sheeran aka The Irishman Where Goodfellas showcased a life of excess and reckless abandon, The Irishman is an exhibition of regret and the tragedy of getting old watching the world pass you by. It is the reality we all […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: JOKER

“I’m dancing to the music of the madness inside me.” -George C Wolfe The actors chosen to don the infamous clown makeup is nearly as convoluted a story as the mysterious past of the clown prince himself. From Cesar Romero to now Joaquin Phoenix the path to the most recent interpretation of the character is […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Den of Thieves

January, the month of despair and tears in the world of cinema, is the time all film fans dread. The dumping ground for Hollyweird generally brings watered down horror films, paint-by-numbers Liam Neeson action films, and random haphazard attempts at career revivals like Katherine Heigl or Halle Berry movies that only possess the positive trait […]Read More

A Tribute to Goodfellas: A 25 Year-Old Masterpiece

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” -Henry Hill (1955) It brings about questions of morality and acceptability… On September 21, 1990, the Martin Scorsese directed classic Goodfellas was unleashed. Now 25 years later its impact and legacy is still influencing pop culture to this day. Careers were […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: GoodFellas 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” This unforgettable declaration given by Henry Hill in the 1990 Martin Scorsese mob classic GoodFellas commences a 145-minute thrill ride covering three decades of life in the mafia. Twenty-five years after it’s theatrical release, GoodFellas returns in the form of a […]Read More

Movie Review: Nightcrawler

Ever since Jake Gyllenhaal starred in the criminally underrated film Source Code, he has been choosing truly dynamic and complicated characters that push the boundaries of those movies as well as himself as an actor. If he stays on point like he is he will undoubtedly hear his name called at the Oscars. With Nightcrawler […]Read More

Film Review: American Hustle

Hustle is the name of the game; it is the extent of the hustle that makes this one to remember. The beauty of this story is that all the while these characters are getting played and conned, so too is the audience. By the time you realize this, the film is over and you are […]Read More

A Salty Winters Film Review: American Hustle

When I saw the trailer for American Hustle, David O. Russell’s slick, new period piece about con artists in the late 1970s, my initial thought was that it looked like a Scorsese movie.  I found it interesting because Russell, director of The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook, is an accomplished director with a unique style […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Killing Season

I didn’t know much about Killing Season before watching it, but became interested when I heard that Robert De Niro and John Travolta played soldiers in the Bosnian war, which isn’t a subject covered a lot in film. As it turns out most of the movie is actually set in the wooded mountains of present […]Read More