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Joe Review

Joe Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
May 2
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television, Rumor Control

An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. It seems, in the past few years, whenever Nicolas Cage makes a movie that isn’t a big budget, unintentionally funny schlockfest it gets swept under the rug only known to an...

Ben X Review

Ben X Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
April 25
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television, Rumor Control

As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games. As the old saying goes “There’s no time like the present” and the present is only a few scant days left in April and being that April is Autism Awareness Month I feel I should...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Delivers Super Punch

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Delivers Super Punch

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
April 15
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television, Rumor Control

Steve Rogers, our model of heroism in America, struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. About as simplistic of a storyline as you can get. And as you know with superhero movies, they can go either way. For...

The Grandmaster Review

The Grandmaster Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
April 4
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television, Rumor Control

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. For the past half year or so I have been eagerly awaiting the chance to see The Grandmaster. And why not? It’s another film based on the life of Ip Man and the titular 2008 film is a movie that’s very near and dear to me. Not...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
April 1
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The adventures of Gustav M, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Wes Anderson is a director who I feel one must have an acquired taste to enjoy. He heavily uses surrealism in his films such as verbal non-sequitirs,...

The Rum Diary Review

The Rum Diary Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
March 21
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American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. I am not entirely familiar with the works of Hunter S. Thompson. I haven’t read any of his books or...

Retro Review: 300

Retro Review: 300

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
March 7
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King Leonidas and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.  Several years after the release of 300 a sequel of sorts has been released. Though odd that they waited so long to make it I’m still nevertheless excited to see it. I remember seeing 300 in theaters with my dad when...

Escape Plan Review

Escape Plan Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
February 21
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When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Isn’t it just my luck that the film that has my name written all over it comes out at a time where it isn’t at all...

Retro Review Of Adam

Retro Review Of Adam

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
February 14
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Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth. Welcome to the Valentine's Day edition! Yes, for most of us, it’s a day to remind us that while most of the world has someone to love, we have absolutely nothing. To celebrate this holiday created...

Man of Tai Chi Review

Man of Tai Chi Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff
February 1
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A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. Read More »...

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