[REVIEW] White Boy Rick

Synopsis: The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison. Hearing in 2003 that Matthew McConaughey was going to one day be a last bastion of important cinema coming out of Hollywood would be the equivalent of hearing in 1950 that Ronald Reagan would one day be elected by 49 states to the presidency of the United States of America. While McConaughey takes a back seat in the movie, his presence was certainly a factor in getting the script greenlit and for that we all need to be especially thankful. He’s not here to showboat, he’s here to bring us quality c

[REVIEW] Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Synopsis: Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. Masterpiece. That’s the review. This movie is a masterpiece because it tells a story that reflects the worst side of humanity and instead of turning tragedy into a gore-filled cartoon, it stays real enough to reaffirm that fear is instinctual for a reason. It’s easy to forget what an actual terrible person is because every headline we see today is some form of character assassination. Sometimes we need to look at real evil to remember the difference between political jockeying and cold-blooded homicide. Henry is a mysterious character, so much so that he becomes charismatic. There’s something

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