Author: Matt Christopher

About Matt Christopher

Matt coined The Movie Buff's motto: Tough on movies, not on films, and takes reviews from the standpoint of an average fan. Check out bohemianbonfire.com for links to Matt's published books. You can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter @MattDecristo.

Strange Days (R)

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“Strange Days” is a strange film on all fronts, taking liberty with its plot of 90s-era science fiction and cast for an intriguing and somewhat prophetic concept that succeeds in putting the viewer in a dark and grisly dystopia version of LA that keeps you on edge from start to finish.

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Life (R)

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Space themed horror made its mark with the 1979 Ridley Scott classic “Alien” in which a group of astronauts are forced into confrontation with a murderous foreign entity. Swedish filmmaker Daniel Espinosa borrows elements from this with his 2017 Science Fiction thriller “Life.”

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Ocean’s 11 (PG)

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A framed photo of the legendary Rat Pack members sharing drinks and a laugh at Carnegie Hall in 1961 has hung in my apartment for a decade. The black and white image captures with it two things; a frozen moment in time, and the essence of coolness that these men were at the genesis of […]

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Bridget Jones’s Diary (R)

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Following suit with the late 90s era “Sex in the City” craze comes the 2001 Sharon Maguire piece “Bridget Jones’s Diary.” Admittedly I’m not the intended demographic of the writings of Helen Fielding, whose 1996 novel of the same name earned her a fortune and would serve as the launching point.

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