Movie Review- The Magnificent Seven (2016)

The Magnificent Seven is a 2016 remake of the 1960 Western epic film of the same name. It is directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk. The movie features an ensemble cast that holds the film together. Beware, there are some spoilers to this review. In the small town of…

Movie Review- Safe House

Safe House,¬†directed by Daniel Espinosa, is a spy thriller starring Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington. It is critical of intelligence agencies including the CIA and Mossad. Though it was an interesting thriller, the politics of it was not lost on me.¬† Matt Weston is a low level CIA operative stationed at a safe house in…

Movie Review- Inside Man

‘Inside Man‘ is a heist thriller film directed by Spike Lee that follows a bank heist perpetrated over the course of twenty-four hours. It was released in 2006 by Universal Pictures. Detectives Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) and Bill Mitchell (Chiwetel Ejiofor) are called on to act as negotiators with NYPD Captain John Darius (Willem Dafoe)…