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Joe Review

Joe Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff May 2, 2014

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...

Ben X Review

Ben X Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff April 25, 2014

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...

That's right Ip Man. Turn, turn in shame!

The Grandmaster Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff April 4, 2014

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...

Check in to The Grand Budapest Hotel this speing!

The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff April 1, 2014

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...

Careful over your spring break or you'll end up like Paul Kemp!

The Rum Diary Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff March 21, 2014

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...

Retro Review: 300

Retro Review: 300

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff March 7, 2014

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...

Stallone's Ego and Arnold Schwarzenegger plan to escape!

Escape Plan Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff February 21, 2014

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...

Retro Review Of Adam

Retro Review Of Adam

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff February 14, 2014

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...

Joaquin Phoenix attempting to be whimsical in Her

I Hate To Insult ‘Her’ But She Is A Bore

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff February 7, 2014

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need. Over the course of a month Spike Jonze’s film, Her has garnered...

Star Hu Chen duking it out in Man of Tai Chi

Man of Tai Chi Review

Jonathan Gonzalez, Impact Staff February 1, 2014

A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. This is Rumor Control, here are the facts! Keanu Reeves has been mostly quiet since The Day...

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