Author: Herman Dhaliwal

Film Review: Stronger
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Film Review: Stronger

One group that Hollywood still has a ways to go in terms of having authentic representation is the disabled community. More often than not a character with a disability of some kind be it lost limbs, some kind of illness, or whatever is only ever given the narrative of being […]

Film Review: It
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Film Review: It

A part of me wonders if the impact left by the colossal disappointment that is The Dark Tower may have softened expectations for the otherwise highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s It. That’s not to say the film is bad, it most certainly is not, but for a film that […]

Film Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard
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Film Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Not only are old fashioned buddy comedies rather rare these days, but they are often not particular inspired. However, certain buddy films can get a lot of mileage out of really great pairings. Such is the case of The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which is written by Tom O’Connor and directed by […]

Film Review: Wind River
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Film Review: Wind River

After two hits, screenwriter, Taylor Sheridan, has carved an interesting niche for himself. His films are often examinations of macho archetypes within seemingly simple and unapologetically pulpy genre exercises, all while dealing with issues in ways that haven’t been explored, but never concerning itself with being a “message movie.” Sicario […]

Film Review: The Last Face
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Film Review: The Last Face

I had no plan on doing this to be honest. Not seeing the movie, I had my mind set on seeing this in the one theater in LA that’s playing it ever since I heard the…well, let’s just say interesting response that the movie has gotten since its premier at […]

Film Review: Atomic Blonde
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Film Review: Atomic Blonde

If anything, both Atomic Blonde and John Wick Chapter 2 prove that the director duo of the original John Wick, Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, are both capable directors in their own right, and easily the most promising action filmmakers to come out of America since…shit, I don’t even know. […]

Film Review: Dunkirk
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Film Review: Dunkirk

Dunkirk is an embarrassment of riches by any standard. Christopher Nolan seamlessly applies his specific technical artistry and puzzle-building sensibilities to his first venture into a film that isn’t a genre piece and one that is rooted in history. Dunkirk is a display of the evacuation from the French town […]