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Joe (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Joe is an ex-con who is desperately trying to live some version of the straight and narrow while running his own tree clearing business. Upon discovering the abhorrent living conditions and treatment one of his new young workers is being forced to endure, Joe, one of the most unlikely of role-models, takes […]

The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Hazel Lancaster, a precocious 16-year-old cancer patient, suffers from severely damaged lungs ever since her diagnosis three years prior. Concerned about her daughter’s propensity to languish around the house and obsessively re-read her favorite book, Hazel’s mom finds a cancer support group in hopes it will help with Hazel’s despondency. During one […]

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Five years after Hiccup miraculously brokers a truce between his fellow Vikings and their long hated enemies, the dragons, harmony has continued to flourish as these two once despised adversaries now live together in peace on the island of Berk. As Hiccup and his beloved dragon Toothless explore more distant, uncharted lands, […]

The Immigrant (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy In search of a better life in America, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda arrive at Ellis Island after setting sail from their native land of Poland. The two however are forced to separate when it is discovered that Magda is suffering from tuberculosis and must be quarantined in the island infirmary. […]

22 Jump Street (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy When a dangerous new synthetic party drug begins pervading the campus of Metro City State, officers Schmidt and Jenko are assigned to go undercover yet again in the hopes they’ll be able to smoke out the mysterious supplier. But when Schmidt begins to suspect that Jenko’s new best friend might be the […]

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Major William Cage of the United Defense Forces is a highly skilled public relations officer with no battle experience. Despite this lack of combat training, Cage, in a meeting with General Brigham, is ordered to the front lines of the major assault on an advanced species of aliens called Mimics who have […]

Forgotten Films: 1984-a-Thon

We are proud to announce that we will be joining FORGOTTEN FILMS in their hosting of The 1984-a-Thon, a 30 year anniversary celebration the films of 1984 taking place August 25th-31st. Michelle and I have recently been exploring the acclaimed resume of Japanese master animator Hayao Miyazaki, and with many of the obvious films (Amadeus, […]