Saturday, January 25, 2020


Movie Review; The Gentlemen.

January 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s a sign of the times. Marijuana, which has been illegal in so many places for so long, is about to go legit in the United Kingdom. Anyone who’s been dealing dope in the shadows can come into the light. That’s the position American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) finds himself in. He’s […]

Action Film Review; Bad Boys for Life.

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) They first teamed up for Bad Boys in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, Bad Boys II, which was distinguished by incredible stunts. Now, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go back to the same well one more time. Is there any water left? Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon) directed the first two […]

Movie Review; Clemency.

January 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This poignant, behind-the-scenes look at the inhumanity that follows death penalty convictions could point the heated debate about capital punishment in a new direction. Part of Bernadine Williams’ (Alfre Woodard) duties as a prison warden is to carry out death row executions. She’s organized and directed the last moments of countless prisoners’ lives. Sensitive, prepared […]

Film Review; Underwater.

January 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Can you admit we must leave?” If your nervous, sweaty-browed commander asks you that, it’s time to flee. Tapping into imminent-danger fear is the cornerstone of any great thriller. Bring fright, or go home. Nothing in cinematographer-turned-director William Eubanks’ filmography (The Signal, Love) indicates that he’s capable of such a task. No evidence that […]

Movie Review; Les Misérables.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) An itchy trigger finger shoots a gun. Someone gets hit and now there’s blood on the streets… Writer/first-time feature director Ladj Ly masterfully pays respect to the most crucial elements of cop/crime/thrillers. And though, in his first feature film, he respects genre norms he also exceeds expectations, using lively characters and true events from his […]

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