Ashley Pauls

Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016)+

So technically, “Hell or High Water” (2016) wasn’t on my original short list of films to watch for the “Better...

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Movie review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)+

The new DC Comics movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” made about $33 million...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Young Guns’ (1988)+

So far I’ve really enjoyed all four Westerns I’ve watched for this blog series (actually five if you count the...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘The Quick and the Dead’ (1995)+

When it comes to Westerns, I’ve learned that the magic word for me is “revisionist.” “Revisionist Westerns” are a subgenre...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: A tale of two Westerns – comparing the 1969 and 2010 versions of ‘True Grit’+

I’m pretty sure that I’ve already confessed on my blog at some point that I’m not the biggest fan of...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Tombstone’ (1993)+

In some ways, the Western genre is just as much about fantasy as it is about history. Classic Westerns present...

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Movie review: ‘1917’ a harrowing, emotional film and a technical achievement+

Late last year, I had an opportunity to visit the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City,...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west!+

For a long time, I thought that I didn’t like westerns. Whatever the reason, this genre just didn’t seem to...

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Best of 2019: Entertainment year in review+

It may have gotten off to a bit of a slow start, but 2019 really was a great year for...

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Movie review: Star Wars Episode IX brings an epic, emotional end to the Skywalker saga+

I love “The Last Jedi.” In fact, it’s my favorite Star Wars film. Even two years later, I still enjoy...

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