Month: July 2018

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor “An oldie but a goodie.” The phrase applies both to the long-running Mission: Impossible film franchise as well as its seemingly ageless star, Tom Cruise. At 56 years young not only is Cruise now five years older than Wilford Brimley was in Cocoon (a movie about old people), but he’s

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Explaining the ‘HALLOWEEN’ Timelines

Since 1978, John Carpenter’s Halloween has spawned several sequels through multiple timelines, a remake, and a sequel to that remake with yet another sequel coming in October. Needless to say, things have gotten a little messy and understanding exactly how or when certain movies takes place can be tricky. Allow me to hopefully unclutter this confounding tale

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First Images of ‘Glass,’ M. Night Shyamalan’s Superhero Sequel

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Marvel Studios for ten years now has been setting and raising the bar for quality superhero films. But did you know that for the better part of twenty years, filmmaker M. Night Shymalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) has quietly but assuredly been building his own superhero cinematic universe? It all

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‘The First Purge’ afterthoughts

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Director: Gerard McMurray Writer: James DeMonaco Starring: Y’Ian Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Marissa Tomei Release date: July 4, 2018 Rated: R ‘The Purge’ is a frustrating franchise. Each time a new film comes out, I walk into the theater fingers crossed. “This will be the one,” I tell myself.

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