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MOVIE REVIEW – Two-fer: Merchants of Doubt & An Honest Liar

Posted on 28 April 2015

MOVIE REVIEW MERCHANTS OF DOUBT & AN HONEST LIAR Don’t Doubt This “Honest” Critique by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] Merchants of Doubt A documentary about how corporate interests cloud public health and environmental issues by creating doubts about scientific findings through the use of pundits and those claiming to be scientists; directed by Robert Kenner An Honest Liar A […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Fifty Shades of Grey & Kingsman

Posted on 09 March 2015

MOVIE REVIEW FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY & KINGSMAN Contractual Voyeur Killers by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] Fifty Shades of Grey Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford; directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson Kingsman: The Secret Service Starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Michael Caine Sofia Boutella; directed by Matthew Vaughn [linebreak […]

MOVIE REVIEW – American Sniper

Posted on 09 March 2015

AMERICAN SNIPER Taking Critical Aim by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] CLICK ON EACH IMAGE TO READ…. [linebreak style=”simple”] Unfortunately we can’t describe Doug Young adequately in strictly iambic pentameter, so we’ll just tell you that he is an award-winning (and poetic) film critic and that he is “Filmoholic” Critic Man, aka Doug Young, who is […]


Posted on 19 January 2015

MOVIE REVIEW SELMA I Have A Cinematic Dream… by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Andre Holland, Tim Roth; directed by Ava DuVernay This week’s review is written using portions of the text of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech (delivered Aug.0 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.); with […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Nightcrawler

Posted on 13 December 2014

MOVIE REVIEW NIGHTCRAWLER Corporate Crawling by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed; directed by Dan Gilroy Don’t be fooled by Jake Gyllenhaal’s effectively creepy acting performance as a psycho and thereby thinking this is a case study of a weird guy even though he is so “off” and yet ingratiating we worry […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Citizenfour

Posted on 02 December 2014

MOVIE REVIEW Citizenfour Citizencritic A documentary filmed at the time that Edward Snowden was providing select jour- nalists the documents and other material regarding the government’s (the National Security Administration) collection of communication data on all Americans; directed by Laura Poitras by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] ENCRYPTED MESSAGE: WxYVcSQUPKLXCVbCWQTSGH>78H1FF,SD3DC KJShHFUWeFBCO;/UHDQUW.HUEgHGASFG>.PER ;SJDHFPUqEYR9238./RUEWFY97FDEUYGHF9UI NNMCBv.AVISHDOERaWIER3HD.JKH;UOSH/:OIT KJSDHFIWEUHGASJKHUHAUSUeSJDHFU/;FHOI H837rHFsHDFWEGF92EFHGIHBDFLASDIPFHHC MMCGDI.WQEGDIUYQIWGUYGQWGDBJKJDVJM […]


Posted on 04 November 2014

MOVIE REVIEW GONE GIRL Critic said, reviewer said Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Kim Dickens, Tyler Perry, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Fugit; directed by David Fincher by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] CLICK ON IMAGES TO VIEW Dear Diary: Doug Young really did a great job with his film review this week. I heard he now […]

MOVIE REVIEWS – Birdman and Whiplash

Posted on 04 November 2014

MOVIE REVIEWS BIRDCAGE & WHIPLASH Cinematic (a)musing Birdman:   starring Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis; directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu   Whiplash: Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist; directed by Damien Chazelle by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”] I saw these films together and so will review them together. […]


Posted on 24 October 2014

MOVIE REVIEW FURY War is a…game Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal; directed by David Ayer  by Doug Young [linebreak style=”simple”]   You’re about to set your eyes onto a world full of epic tank battles, furious skirmishes, and high-octane clichés. We’re talking, of course, about Fury. This guide is […]

MOVIE REVIEW – The Zero Theorem

Posted on 06 October 2014

MOVIE REVIEW The Zero Theorem The cinematic replication theorem by Doug Young Starring Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton, Matt Damon; directed by Terry Gilliam The main character of this film becomes reclusively obsessed with receiving a return call of a previous land-line phone call from someone that he believes will tell him the meaning of his life. […]