Movie Reviews

Here is an ongoing list of the movies reviewed by WriterAlina over the years…

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The Martian Movie 2015

The first thing I have to say is “I thoroughly enjoyed the movie — and so did my husband.” I’ve been chomping at the bit to see The Martian in the movie theater and was so excited to find out that we’d be getting it on opening weekend. *girly squeal of delight*...

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Tomorrowland

"There are two wolves who are always fighting. One is darkness and despair. The other is light and hope. The question is: which wolf wins?" Casey asks. This is probably the most profound piece of information that tells the audience what Tomorrowland is about, but...

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Gravity

It seems like I'm catching up on all the movies that I missed over the last year and a half. I've been so busy moving to a new country and settling down that there hasn't been enough time to quench my movie appetite; besides the face that where I'm living now is not a...

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Cinderella

Disney's 2015 live-action version of Cinderella was highly satisfactory for a children's movie all about "having courage and kindness." It maintained very close resemblance to Disney's animated film, but showed more depth. We still have sweet singing, friendly mice...

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Birdman

My first impression after sitting through Birdman directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and staring Michael Keaton as the star character Riggan Thomspon/Birdman was “what a strange movie.” My second impression was “I understand why the Academy Awards awarded this...

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Noah

It only took me a little under a year to finally sit down and watch this movie. I had mixed feelings about watching it because I had heard so many terrible reviews for it. I got about twenty seconds into the opening scene and understood why so many people didn't like...

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Interstellar

  Wow! What a great movie. 🙂 I loved it! For me, this movie was up there with movies like Inception and 2001 Space Odyssey. This is definitely one of those thinking movies about the ingenuity of humans and what we could be truly capable of. The visuals are...

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Maleficent

“Hell has no fury like a woman scorned.” This statement is very poignant within the story of Maleficent. I used to always tease, “Once a woman goes to the dark side she’s never coming back.” But as I’ve grown older and wiser, I don’t think that’s true as this movie...

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Eleanor & Park
Scarlet
Little Brother
Pebble in the Sky
Shadow and Bone
The Caves of Steel
The Robots of Dawn
Foundation
The Naked Sun
Peter and the Starcatchers
Fairest
The City of Ember
Thorn
Fledgling
Portrait of a Spy
A Game of Thrones
Flashforward
Fever Crumb
Starters
Legend


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