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Author Archive for Jonathan Gonzalez

Good day to you, my name is Jonathan Gonzalez. For years I've loved movies and have been reviewing them for years, ever since I first saw Roger Ebert on Ebert and Roeper during my freshman year of high school for the first time. I am a graduate of Mercy College with a Bachelor's in Journalism and I have Asperger's Syndrome, something I am truly proud of.

Movie Review: Hardcore Henry
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Movie Review: Hardcore Henry

Seven months prior a movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival that caught my eye. Originally titled Hardcore the film boasted to be the very first to be almost completely shot from a first person perspective from start to finish. I was immediately interested in the film as I really enjoy cinematography from the visual perspective […]

Movie Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane
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Movie Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

I’ve never seen J.J. Abrams’ film Cloverfield, it was never really appealing to me. I do, however, remember it’s marketing campaign. I remember how everything about it was kept under wraps, I remember how the title was initially sold as a working title I even remember rumors that it was going to be a sequel to the […]

Movie Review: Whisky Tango Foxtrot
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Movie Review: Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Since her departure from SNL, Tina Fey has gone on to become a very successful actress with movies such as Baby Mama and Sisters. However, so many of her films seem to have followed the same comedic patterns and a more and more typical style of acting so much so that many of her films seem to blend […]

Movie Review: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2
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Movie Review: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2

For sixteen years Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has been considered one of the finest martial arts movies of all time with many still singing of it’s praises to this day. Oddly enough though Netflix chose to craft a sequel for one of it’s first original movies, bringing back star Michelle Yeoh as well […]

Movie Review: Deadpool
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Movie Review: Deadpool

For the past decade a film adaptation of the popular Marvel character Deadpool has been languishing in development hell. Numerous factors have kept it from being made mostly the character’s use of over the top violence and language. However, after some footage was “leaked” studio Twentieth Century Fox decided to throw caution to the wind […]

Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
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Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

This is certainly a strange yet amazing time we live in. A time when one man’s bizarre idea, of putting zombies into Jane Austen’s classic story Pride and Prejudice and throwing in a whole assortment of over the top ideas for good measure, would not only become a New York Times best seller that would […]

Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda 3
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Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda 3

Since 2008 some of Dreamworks Animation’s finest films have been it’s Kung Fu Panda series. Having large worlds, colorful characters, fine stories and some of the best drama and conflict I’ve ever seen in an animated film, the series managed to raise the bar higher and higher. But can it still keep that track going […]

Movie Review: The Hateful Eight
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Movie Review: The Hateful Eight

For the past two decades, writer/director Quentin Tarantino has been a a filmmaker that many opinions have been split over. Many proclaim him to be a genius with a love for film making, while others despise his films feeling them to be too gory. pretentious and even offensive. Me? Honestly I prefer his more recent […]

Movie Review: Star Wars Episode VII
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Movie Review: Star Wars Episode VII

For nearly four decades the Star Wars films have entertained people all over the world. With its well crafted stories, wonderful characters, imaginative ideas and vast, expansive universe,  the Star Wars films have managed to stay relevant with people of all ages and have inspired so many. After Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012 a new […]

Movie Review: Close Range
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Movie Review: Close Range

During my college years, I grew more and more interested in the works of director Isaac Florentine, preferably his collaborations with actor Scott Adkins. The Undisputed and Ninja series are some of the finest examples of modern action I can think of with each series having good stories, characters and superb action. With their newest […]

Movie Review: Krampus
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Movie Review: Krampus

During the Christmas Season many people have their favorite holiday films to watch with their families. They gather around and watch a merry little picture and remember fonder years of youth. Personally I prefer the unorthodox Christmas films, ones that tell Peace on Earth and Good Will toward men to take a hike. Nothing makes […]

Movie Review: Creed
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Movie Review: Creed

For nearly forty years the Rocky franchise has entertained the world with its mostly well crafted stories, engaging characters and exciting boxing. Now nearly a decade after the finale, a new franchise takes root where the torch is passed on to a new main character, the son of Apollo Creed. Can the film prove its worth or […]

Movie Reviews: Tales of Halloween
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Movie Reviews: Tales of Halloween

Normally I don’t go out of my way to see a horror anthology. I can’t explain why but typically I don’t enjoy them. However, for the past few weeks I have been excited about Tales of Halloween, a collaborative effort featuring ten segments from ten current horror directors, among them one of my absolute favorites, […]

Movie Review: The Final Girls
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Movie Review: The Final Girls

It isn’t often that a horror/comedy film comes around and not only makes fun of and points out the formulas of horror films, but also has a lot of heart to it. This week’s film “The Final Girls” has that in spades!   The story for The Final Girls is not only very clever and […]

Movies Review: Sicario
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Movies Review: Sicario

During this most auspicious month so many of us will indulge ourselves in the horror genre and witness the bloody mayhem of ghosts, witches, zombies and masked killers who have risen from the grave for the tenth time. With so much to choose from, it’s easy to forget that the most terrifying form of horror […]