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Nerdlocker Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame

This review is 100% Spoiler Free. “You know my motto is “Excelsior.’ That’s an old word that means ‘upward and onward to greater glory.’ Keep moving forward, and if it’s time to go, it’s time. Nothing lasts forever.” – Stan Lee I can hardly believe I’m writing this, after eleven years in the making here […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War

“There was an idea called the Avengers Initiative. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable people, see if they could become something more. See if they could work together when we needed them to to fight the battles we never could.” -Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) Ten years, eighteen movies later and […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell

In 1995, the Japanese animated film, Ghost in the Shell, based on the popular manga of the same name, became a huge success and was heralded alongside Akira (1988) as one of the greatest anime films of all-time. It felt new and original, with heady themes to match the cutting-edge animation. It inspired many filmmakers […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War

“With a solid plot, incredible performances from their entire roster (including a few new faces), and some of the best action ever filmed, Marvel Studios has unleashed arguably their best film to date.” There’s a large consensus among superhero film lovers that you cannot be a fan of both Marvel and DC films.  It’s frustratingly […]Read More

Captain America: Civil War – A Nerdlocker Review

“Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.” The year of superhuman vs. superhuman got off to a bit of a rocky start with the Bat and Sups but luckily MARVEL is here to save the day. Captain America’s third film is the most ambitious entry yet and without question the […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Jungle Book

I’ll start things off by saying this. I’m not a hardcore fan of the original 1967 Disney animated classic The Jungle Book. It’s not a bad film by any means, but it never really captured my fancy outside of the animation and songs. With Disney’s newest live-action adaptation of their animated films, they handed the reigns […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Coens! The brothers are back with a gloriously silly entry in their canon, one that will please the die-hards and divide the masses. It’s been pegged as Coen Lite–even I jotted that down in my film notes–but after letting it marinate for a day, I’m not so quick to apply the “Lite” label. Hail, […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

I’m going to keep this short and sweet. This is the kind of movie that everyone has already decided if they can’t wait to see it or they can’t wait until they stop hearing about it. I know my little review of this already highly successful sequel isn’t really going to change any minds. I […]Read More

Movie Review: Lucy

From the mind of such classics like The Professional and The Fifth Element, Luc Besson brings us, Lucy. I had read other reviews prior to seeing this and one overlapping similarity they almost all shared was that they seemed to really sell the film short. It’s advertised and reviewed as a bizarre actioner but from […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Lucy

Scarlett Johansson plays the title character in the 2014 science fiction thriller ‘Lucy.’ Her character is an American studying abroad in Taiwan who had a week long relationship with the wrong kind of guy; The kind who will cuff a locked briefcase with unknown contents to your arm and send you into the offices of […]Read More

Nerdlocker Film Review: Under the Skin

This kind of art is a rarity in modern cinema. The average movie goer wants a spoon feeding when it comes to their ideal movie. I don’t mean this as an insult; I am simply trying to convey that this particular film is unlike most anything else and a majority will find it to be […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Chef

Simply through word of mouth, this small film went from playing in a mere two cities to now playing on over 1,300 screens across the nation. When I read this I knew I had to see what all the fuss was about and I am so happy I did. Chef could very well be a […]Read More

Weekend Rundown: 4 Film Reviews

Reviews for Only Lovers Left Alive, Chef, Fading Gigolo, and Locke. 2014 has been a stellar year for movies and it continues with this week’s new releases and selections for Weekend Rundown. Let’s kick things off with Only Lovers Left Alive, the movie that I enjoyed most this week. Not only is it one of my […]Read More

Weekend Rundown: 5 Film Reviews

Quick reviews for Jodorowsky’s Dune, Brick Mansions, The Face of Love, Last Passenger, and Under the Skin. Jodorowsky’s Dune is the best thing I watched all week.  It’s an entertaining documentary that tells the captivating story behind the greatest movie never made.  Alejandro Jodorowsky is an interesting fella and a visionary filmmaker (El Topo, The […]Read More

Nerdlocker Film Review – Her

The futuristic love story; what does it look like? In Her, this question is explored in a beautifully poetic and touching manner. A Spike Jonze directed picture, this undoubtedly has all the best of what he has to offer. The humor is abundant and meaningful, and the sad moments are heartbreaking and confusing, as they […]Read More

Don Jon and Good Night – How I ended SXSW

The last two films I saw at SXSW were both excellent. One was a huge deal. Written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt with a budget appropriate to his star power. The other was a local low-budget indie flick that had an emotional impact disproportionate to its budget… i.e. huge impact, small budget. JGL’s feature directorial […]Read More