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

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 23, 2015

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...

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ rushes towards a decent film series

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 22, 2015

The trials are over and the second Maze Runner film has squeaked on by.“Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials,” directed by Wes Ball, starring Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scoderlario, cements its place as a middle-of-the-road teen d...

‘The Perfect Guy’ is far from perfect

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 15, 2015

“The Perfect Guy,” directed by David M. Rosenthal and starring Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy, takes a cool concept and produces a below-average movie.This film should have been more — it could have been “Fear” meet...

‘The Visit’ is another terrible Shyamalan movie

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 14, 2015

“The Visit,” directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould, is another terrible Shyamalan movie.Hollywood keeps doing the same thing with Shyamalan films. No matter how bad every movie is, every...

‘War Room’ loses a winless battle

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 13, 2015

“War Room,” directed by Alex Kendrick and starring Priscilla C. Shirer and T.C. Stallings, is sexist, racist and an obvious piece of Christian propaganda.This movie infuriatingly uses the most cringe-worthy stereotypes of b...

‘The Transporter: Refueled’ runs out of gas halfway

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

September 9, 2015

"The Transporter: Refueled," directed by Camille Delamarre, starring Ed Skrein and Ray Stevenson, serves as an average action film, if you enjoy lesser sequels.Action movies are not very smart. There are films like 'Casino Roya...

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