War of the Worlds (2005)

We begin our Halloween series with a film I’ve wanted to do for a long time:  Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds.  It’s an uneven, interesting take on the alien invasion flick, rejiggered for the post-9/11 socio-cultural climate. I’ve long been curious how a rewatch would affect my opinion of it.  Travis and I join up…

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Aliens (1986)

Hey everyone!  This week’s Cinemavino continues our Halloween series, and we’re looking back at a genuine classic.  Aliens actually hits on several of our recent themes:  It’s a great sequel, a great horror flick, and a personal favorite of mine. Aliens is also a rarity in cinema history, as it completely shakes up the formula that made its…

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