Ashley Pauls

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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Movie review: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ is fun, if not quite as fresh as its predecessor+

I don’t know that anyone was expecting 2017’s “Jumanji” reboot/sequel “Welcome to the Jungle” to be a huge hit. Nobody...

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Movie review: Netflix’s ‘Marriage Story’ deserves its Oscar buzz+

It’s easy to tell a story about a couple falling in love, and Hollywood has done it many times. These...

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Movie review: ‘Knives Out’ a sharply witty whodunnit+

World-famous crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is celebrating his 85th birthday with his family at his estate. It appears to be...

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Movie review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ tells a true story with style+

I’ve never been much of a car enthusiast, personally. I don’t even really like driving all that much; to me,...

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