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Divergent (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Set in the post-apocalyptic shell of the city of Chicago, a group of survivors has established a “utopian” society where citizens are divided into five different factions based on the desired virtues of the community. In order to discover which path in life one shall take, all teenagers must consent to intensive […]

The Double (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Overlooked at work, rejected by the woman he adores, ridiculed by his disparaging mother, Simon is a sheepish, diffident man who is struggling for personal identity in a cold and unsympathetic world. The sudden arrival of James, a new co-worker who is inexplicably identical to Simon, threatens to make matters worse. As […]

Dom Hemingway (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy When lifelong hood Dom Hemingway refuses to offer information in exchange for a lighter prison sentence, it costs him not only 12 years of freedom, but also the chance to see his young daughter grow up. Now released back onto the streets of London, Dom sets out to collect the money he […]

Jodorowsky’s Dune (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Back in 1984, directing luminary David Lynch attempted to tackle one of the most dense and heralded science fiction novels of the time, Dune. Unfortunately, despite good intentions, Lynch’s Dune was and is still seen by many as an ambitious failure. What many movie fans back then were unaware of was Lynch […]