Author: Daniel Durrett

View of WWII Germany Is Resonant of Mel Brooks

View of WWII Germany Is Resonant of Mel Brooks

Alternate history is a theme that has existed nearly as long as stories have been captured on cellulose. Very rarely is the historical account retold in such a comedic way? Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Thor: Ragnarök) chooses to share a story of World War II through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, JoJo. Roman Griffin Davis […]

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Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

@FilmDitz Eddie Muphy’s return to adult comedy is a grand and glorious romp into a slice of his comedic career. All while reminding his audience of the exorbitant heights Rudy Ray Moore’s launched his career from his perseverance and should be celebrated for. Murphy’s audience will receive an education to Rudy Ray Moore and his historic spirit. Every independent filmmaker […]

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Five Reasons Shooter McGavin is More Evil than Darth Vader

Five Reasons Shooter McGavin is More Evil than Darth Vader

At a simple glance, Darth Vader would appear to the average viewer to be the more evil of the pairing, but with a deeper view, I will show you the five traits that prove Shooter McGavin is the MORE Evil villain. Childish Pettiness- Shooter demands that Happy takes his shot over the fallen scaffolding. While Vader and the Emperor only […]

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Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.

Once Again QT Breaks Better History

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.     @FilmDitz Every generation viewer should be warned that: This is not a trip into your father’s Hollywood, but QT trip to what was arguably the golden age of Hollywood’s production […]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios.

A Vacation Story: By Peter Parker

Spider-Man: Far From Home Courtesy Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios. @FilmDitz Nearly two decades comic book audiences have had Spider-Man on the big screens, yet out of this list of all the Marvel properties, Spider-Man is the one film that could get you kicked out of the Disney castle […]

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Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019

You Must Dim Your ‘Light From Light’ To See Properly

Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019 @FilmDitz A single mom and sometimes paranormal investigator is enlisted by the town’s priest to put help a local widower’s. The widower portrayed by, Jim Gaffigan (Being Frank, Chappaquiddick) fears that he is being haunted by the ghost of his […]

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Zachary Levi  as the Hero Shazam Courtesy Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment.

Review: The Only Way To Defeat Disney may be Sparkle Power

Zachary Levi as the Hero Shazam Courtesy Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. @FilmDitz Zachery Levi spent obscure moments for years in the Marvel Universe as the bearded one… Fandral, one of Thor’s closest Asgardians.   But this super nerd may have found a home in the DC Universe, and they need him whether they know this or not? Zachery Levi has […]

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Review: Avengers Endgame Everything You Ever Wanted

Review: Avengers Endgame Everything You Ever Wanted

By Daniel R. Durrett @ FilmDitz ~Spoiler Free Review~ After Twenty-one feature films it all comes down to the Endgame. Avenger’s fans will get a masterful reprieve from their Infinity War depression in the purposeful and poetic character piece that is Endgame. Not enough can be said about the historic feat accomplished by Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and the Marvel […]

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Review: Oscars, Why So Serious?

Review: Oscars, Why So Serious?

Review: Oscars, Why So Serious? By Daniel R. Durrett @FilmDitz Now that film fans all have red carpet rug burn we turn our bloodshot eyes past the flashes of cameras to the granddaddy of the industry “Oscar”. The Golden Globes, Grammys and Screen Actors Guild awards brought their own surprises and accolades. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]

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Review: Proof That Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend

Review: Proof That Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend

By Daniel R. Durrett ~ @FilmDitz This past year, with all that has occurred, Hollywood has been forced to make a valiant effort for pushing forward equal footing and level a respectful field that is most appropriate for Woman’s rights, power and new found respect. Fans of the Heist genre receive arguably one of the best to date from a […]

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