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‘The Green Inferno’ is torture porn at its worst

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

October 4, 2015

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What happened to Eli Roth? The man went from being one of the best up-and-coming horror directors, to directing trash.{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="11ed9eb2-6d1f-11e5-b244-dfc501d0c409"}}"The Green Inferno," directed by Roth ...

‘The Martian’ soars to perfection

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

October 4, 2015

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After "Saving Private Ryan" and "Interstellar," someone could have stopped saving Matt Damon. But if this film gives any indication, it might be better to keep following the trend. "The Martian," directed by Ridley Scott and...

‘Psycho’ Retrospective

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

October 1, 2015

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The original is usually the best way go."Psycho," the classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh, is no different, especially in its portrayal of Norman Bates.This review is goi...

‘The Intern’ won’t get promoted

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 29, 2015

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For every great movie Robert De Niro does, he does 50 terrible ones to go right with it.“The Intern,” directed by Nancy Meyers and starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, is one of the many recent De Niro movies to skip....

‘Everest’ freezes before it hits its peak

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 29, 2015

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If this film would have climbed a littlebit farther, this would be an Oscar-quality movie.“Everest,” directed by Baltasar Kormakur and starring Jason Clarke and Josh Brolin, is an engaging, emotionally touching, popcorn di...

‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ surprisingly isn’t bad

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 28, 2015

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Who would have imagined Adam Sandler making a new film that is not completely horrible.“Hotel Transylvania 2,” directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, entertains in an era of offensive, u...

‘Black Mass’ guns down any chance of being a classic

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 23, 2015

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Sometimes, it is better to forego the truth to tell an entertaining story.“Black Mass,” directed by Scott Cooper and starring Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton fails where other James “Whitey” Bulger adaptations, like "Th...

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