Munich Review – Series Spielberg #29

When a nation is attacked, it faces challenging decisions on how to proceed. Response and non-response both have their own consequences, and each raises issues with morality. As part of a series on Film Sentinel, each week we are revisiting a work from the career of Steven Spielberg. This week we’re looking at Munich: as... Continue Reading →

Twister Review – Series Spielberg #20

In 1996, the winds of CGI filmmaking were picking up. After Jurassic Park demonstrated in spectacular fashion some of the range of potential computer-generated imagery had to offer, studios began experimenting with the technology more and more in the years to follow. As part of a series on Film Sentinel, each week we are revisiting... Continue Reading →

Duel Review – Series Spielberg #01

Welcome to the first episode of Series Spielberg, the first series on Film Sentinel where we will go through a renowned director’s entire catalogue, and provide analysis. Our first director series for Film Sentinel is focusing on arguably the most recognizable figure in modern filmmaking, the king of the blockbuster himself: Steven Spielberg. The first... Continue Reading →

47 Meters Down: Uncaged Review

Summer might be close to over, but there’s always time for another killer shark movie. While last year’s major fish flick was Jon Turteltaub’s The Meg, this year’s is the sequel to 47 Meters Down. Though 2017’s original didn’t make much of a splash overall, it’s $62 million haul was still more than enough to... Continue Reading →

Crawl Review

In a case of rather unfortunate timing, the hurricane disaster pic Crawl was released last weekend over the same time period that tropical storm Barry made landfall in Louisiana. Strangely enough, the picture even stars the coincidentally-named Barry Pepper. Thankfully, though there was one reported death, the tempest was less violent than the most dire... Continue Reading →

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review

Godzilla will always be king, but every reign has its bad days. Godzilla: King of the Monsters is one of those. As the second entry in Legendary’s Godzilla franchise, and the third American hack at the titanic beast overall, it’s becoming clearer that Westerners may never produce a Godzilla film as strong as some of... Continue Reading →

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