Author Archives: Sean Patrick

The Big Easy Turns 30

This week in 1987 The Big Easy starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin and directed by Jim McBride was released nationwide following a brief run on the awards circuit in late 1986. The film tells the story of a corrupt … Continue reading

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Popular Movie Review Podcast ‘I Hate Critics’ Changes Name

It began as an inside joke between myself and my very favorite person on the planet, Faith Rogers. My wonderful, witty friend would always accuse me of hating everything. In fact, when I first told her that I was a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a very divisive film. Not because it has any challenging themes but rather because it is both a laugh riot and quite a bad movie. At once, The Hitman’s Bodyguard is very, quite intentionally, funny and … Continue reading

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Examining Isabelle Corey in Bob Le Flambeur

In 1956, model Isabelle Corey got her big break in the movies when legendary director Jean Pierre Melville discovered her in the Latin Quarter of Paris. Melville cast Corey as Anne in his classic noir Bob Le Flambeur. Corey would … Continue reading

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Krisha: A Much Too Late Review of One of 2016’s Best

With Trey Edward Stults’ “It Comes at Night” arriving in theaters I finally remembered that I received a screener for his debut feature “Krisha” just last November. Sadly, though I watched more than 300 films last year I was unable … Continue reading

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Review: Jesus Bro

An avowed atheist with his own popular atheist YouTube show is converted to Christianity after a near death experience in the new independent comedy “Jesus Bro.” The Rickhead (David Gobble) has achieved a modest fame on YouTube for his rants … Continue reading

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Spoiler Review: Life

This review of “Life” starring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal contains spoilers from beginning to end. If you would like to remain unspoiled then I suggest putting this review aside immediately and seeing the movie before you come back. “Life” … Continue reading

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The Best Movies of 2016

http://zpnetwork.com/wp-content/podcasts/Critics238.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBefore we get to the Too 10 movies of 2016 I wish to mention several films that narrowly missed this list. Paterson from director Jim Jarmusch and starring Adam Driver 20th Century Women from … Continue reading

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The Worst Movies of 2016

10. “The Other Side of the Door”:  One of the more random horror movie releases of 2016, “The Other Side of the Door,” was given a limited release back in March. What luck for me that my market was home … Continue reading

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

“Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” is nothing like it appears. While many assume that Billy Lynn is yet another in a long line of war movies the film is so much richer and more subversive than that. While many infer … Continue reading

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