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‘Logan’, a superhero film about family, fatherhood, and redemption Logan Directed by James MangoldStarring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Dafne Keen 137 minutes     James Mangold, the director of Walk the Line and 3:10 to Yuma, has woven together elements of the Western, film noir, and Marvel comics, to…

Captain America: Civil War

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The Captain of Conscience JORDAN J. BALLOR The latest superhero blockbuster Captain America: Civil War opened to a huge box office as well as to critical acclaim last weekend. The basic dynamic of the film focuses on conflict between authority and responsibility.  The film could well be understood as an extended reflection on Edmund Burke’s observation: “Society…

Inside Out | Movie Review

I recently had the opportunity to see Pixar’s newest  release “Inside Out”. It’s an intriguing look into the mind of an 11 year old and the role that emotions play in all of our lives. The majority of the story takes place in the mind of Riley, the main character, who is uprooted from her…

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MILLIONS is a great movie for kids and adults about life’s lessons.