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Deadpool – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Deadpool has its flaws but in a $60million budged film that EVERYONE thought would do ‘okay’ which has now become one of the most critically and commercially successful X-Men and non Marvel studios films ever, you can kinda overlook them.  In modern parlance Deadpool has smashed …

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Avengers Week: The 25 Best… Superhero Films of All Time

In our continuing regular feature, Phil (of Phil’s Quick Capsule Review)  along with podcaster Josh Morris, Writer Mike Parkin, Grosse Point Geek’s Will Strong and Motion Picture Manic Jamie Robinson breakdown the 25 Best Films Of a particular genre…    This time out: The Best Superhero Films of All Time   The close but no …

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Everybody Wants Some – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Everybody Wants Some is a charming look back at college life in the early 80’s that’s full of snappy dialogue, lively characters and solid performances.  The fact it lacks a notable story is a touch disappointing because it stops Everybody Wants Some being a great film.  BUT …

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The Bomb – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Bomb is a meditation on the power of nuclear weapons and their destructive, world changing power.  It’s not a narrative documentary, it’s more likely you’d find this documentary in museum or an arthouse movie festival.  That said it’s far from pretentious, stunningly edited and incredibly …

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Life Animated – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Life Animated is an interesting story for sure but for whatever reason it just didn’t wow me as much as it has others.  It’s heartbreaking at times, uplifting others and never fails to be anything less than interesting but it’s just not great in a year …

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Silicon Cowboys – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Fantastic documentary about the story of then underdog Compaq and it’s assault on corporate giant and market leader IBM.  From a meeting in a Texas diner in 1981 through to the inevitable decline (see the Apple story also), it’s fascinating stuff.  And it won’t just be for tech …

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