@andyzach

Self proclaimed connoisseur of the "hangout film". Welcome.

You just gotta keep livin man, L-I-V-I-N.

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Best of the Decade

Here's my favorite films of the decade. Hopefully you'll find some films to enjoy. I'd love to chat about any of them. Leave a comment!

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Favorite Movies of All Time

A constantly shifting list of my favorite movies of all time. If you have any recommendations let me know!

Film Reviews

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August Roundup: The Films That Saved Summer

 
Up until the first week of August I was certain that 2016 was the most abysmal summer since 2011. Last year we were spoiled with Miller’s madmaxsterpiece Fury Road, Rogue Nation, Inside Out, and Magic Mike XXL, but this year the […]

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Stranger Things

TV is so so so great right now. The top shelf television of 2016 has been The Americans, The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Better Call Saul, but only one show has crossed the barrier between TV and film to become this summer’s […]

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Captain Fantastic Movie Review

The great Viggo Mortensen returns to cinemas as a super dad in the sweet family drama, Captain Fantastic (B). Review at FilmLandEmpire http://www.filmlandempire.com/2016/07/captain-fantastic-by-matt-ross.html   Read More
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Hunt For The Wilderpeople Review

  Taika Waititi’s New Zealand buddies on the run adventure is currently in theaters. Sam Neill is in it. You remember him, right? Jurassic Park! Anyway, this is a pretty solid flick. Full review at FilmLand Empire http://www.filmlandempire.com/2016/07/hunt-for-wilderpeople-by-taika-waititi.html     Read More
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2016 Halftime Report

2016 is over halfway done and in general it is just. the. worst. (outside of Pokemon Go obvs) but let’s forget about that and take a look at the best films of the year so far according to yours truly. In the […]

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The Search for the American Soul in The Right Stuff

Over at FilmLand Empire I attempted to articulate the search for the American soul in The Right Stuff, one of the greatest films ever made. It doesn’t get cooler than Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager, folks! Read here – http://www.filmlandempire.com/2016/07/check-gate-season-search-for-american.html#more Read More
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Glitter and Gore in THE NEON DEMON

Lars Von Trier once declared himself the best director in the world (he’s up there), but his fellow Dane, Nicolas Winding Refn, seemingly has taken it upon himself to steal the title of most controversial/loud mouth filmmaker. Nic Winding Refn, or […]

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Guest Post: The 5 Most Underrated Films of The 90s

The 5 Most Underrated Films of the 90s
The 80s have long been lauded the age of the best cult films—The Breakfast Club, Top Gun, Back To the Future, anything with Indiana Jones—but as a child of the 90s, I’ve got […]

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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising is woke af

Just when I’m complaining about the studio films this year, they drop two near great motion pictures. The Nice Guys has grown on me as I read and think more about it. The other near great film is Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, the […]

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The Nice Guys Movie Review

The studio films this year have been especially dull. None of the superhero films have done it for me. The comedies have ranged from abysmal to poor. Zootopia and The Jungle Book were fine and 10 Cloverfield Lane was fresh but third act […]

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