After years of talking about the film, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water is finally arriving on the big screen in theaters. Here’s the thing about Avatar: you’re either a fan or you’re not. How one feels about the first movie will more or less be the way one feels about the second. I would have been fine just watching the 2D version of the film. Maybe it’s because of where I was sitting…"Avatar: The Way of Water: You’ll Love It Or You Won’t"
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Ted, starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and Seth MacFarlane, marks the 10th anniversary since its theatrical release in 2012. I’m going to be downright honest. I do mot know what 2012 me ever saw in Ted. It was, apparently, enough to purchase the film on Blu-ray in late November 2013. I wasn’t even writing for then-Flicksided at the time so I can’t even look at a previous review to see what I wrote. I’ll be…"Ted: Raunchy Comedy Marks 10th Anniversary"
Selma takes us back to the heights of the Civil Rights movement by recreating the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery. It’s been just over five years since the theatrical release and the film remains just as powerful. The biggest injustice is that the Academy only gave the film two nominations. That’s right. The film only earned nominations for Best Picture and Best Original Song. While I admit to actively rooting for Birdman that…"Selma Remains Just As Powerful in 2020"
Steven Spielberg’s war film, Saving Private Ryan, not only redefined the genre for war movies but the film holds up on the 20th anniversary. Twenty years after seeing the film in theaters in 1998, the World War 2 drama features the most intense opening in cinematic history. Following a bookend featuring the older James Ryan (Harrison Young), the opening runs close to a half hour alone. Spielberg manages to recreate the Normandy Invasion of June…"Saving Private Ryan: 20 Years Later"