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Action Distraction: The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Logan Lucky reviews

By CinemaSiren | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are two action films being delivered this weekend that might be perfect for those needing a break dealing with the reality without resorting to prescription drugs.  That’s what movies are for, right? The first, Hitman’s Bodyguard, is a throwback to the 80s action flicks where quips and kabooms were nearly entirely the basis for success. The …

Step review: Director Amanda Lipitz’s Documentary Shows What Committed Community Can Do

By CinemaSiren | August 3, 2017

New this week in limited release is a documentary from director/producer Amanda Lipitz called Step.  In a new all female charter school called Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, or BLSYW, the step team is influencing the members’ lives both on and off stage. The film follows these girls as they are empowered by their …

Kathryn Bigelow’s DETROIT elicits equal parts rage and heartache

By CinemaSiren | July 28, 2017

Director Kathryn Bigelow not only excels at leaning into difficult subjects from the recent past, she thrives on it.  With both The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, she knew she would be courting controversy by bringing to light aspects of the Iraqi War and the hunt for Osama bin Laden, and she did it …

“Women Rocking Hollywood” Panel a Spectacular Success at San Diego Comic-Con 2017!

By CinemaSiren | July 27, 2017

Women Rocking Hollywood 2017 was Victoria Mahoney, Aurora Guerrero, Tina Mabry, Rosemary Rodriguez, Angela Robinson, Gina Prince-Bythewood, and Kirsten Schaffer. All Hollywood Powerhouses!  Such graciousness and talent. It’s incredible to me that at SDCC, in an environment full of famous people and A-listers, I would not trade for anyone within a 5 mile radius, the female …

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Review- Welcome to the Web-slinging Breakfast Club

By CinemaSiren | July 7, 2017

Who knew anyone would care to see yet another incarnation of the web slinger? Spider-Man has been rebooted repeatedly, and without much time between versions brought to the screen.  Somehow, though, the cinematic supergroup co-producing and distributing Spider-Man Homecoming, Columbia Pictures, Marvel Studios, and Sony Pictures, have found a way to set our spider senses …