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Premature Canonization

May 7, 2019 Nick Olszyk 8

MPAA Rating: NR at the time of this review USCCB Rating: A-II Reel Rating: 2 out of 5 reels Although I am a lifelong Catholic, my only connections whatsoever to the University of Notre Dame […]

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Breaking through the self

April 14, 2019 Nick Olszyk 2

MPAA Rating: PG USCCB Rating: Unrated at the time of this review Reel Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars One of my least favorite adages is “miracles happen everyday”—not because it is untrue, but because […]

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Fighting for the Family

March 12, 2019 Nick Olszyk 1

MPAA Rating: PG-13 USCCB Rating: A-III Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Professional wrestling is often looked down upon as “fake,” and while the matches are certainly scripted, the skill, design, and storytelling are […]

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King of the Silly Seas

January 7, 2019 Nick Olszyk 1

MPAA Rating: PG-13 USCCB Rating: A -III Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Aquaman holds a special place in my heart; it was the first comic book hero I distinctly remember from my earliest […]

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My Top Ten Movies of 2018

January 1, 2019 Nick Olszyk 4

2018 had its share of gems and duds, but overall it was quite an enjoyable year. Here is my “Top Ten Best of Cinema in 2018” list. 1. Spider-Man: Intro the Spider-Verse: This is the […]

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The Fog of Truth

December 30, 2018 Nick Olszyk 3

MPAA Rating: R USCCB Rating: L Reel Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Former low-brow comedy director Adam McKay experienced enormous success in 2015 with The Big Short, an abrasive and clever comedy about the […]