Ben Murchison

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Ben Murchison is a regular contributor for TV and Movies. He’s that guy that spends an hour in an IMDb black hole of research about every film and show he watches. Strongly believes Buffy the Vampire Slayer to be the best show to ever exist, and that Peaky Blinders needs more than 6 episodes per series. East Carolina grad, follow on Twitter and IG @bdmurchison.

Trailer Reaction: Why The Creed II Trailer is One of the Best of 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u22BXhMu4tI I grew up on the Rocky franchise. I thought it was absolutely brilliant to extend it the way they did -- with Stallone as...

Review: The Performances Outshine All Else in White Boy Rick

There are plenty of instances of films that are loosely based on a true story taking tremendous liberties and exaggerating details to make a...

Review: Viewer Be Warned Amazon Prime’s ‘Forever’ Requires Patience

As Amazon began to play the second episode of the new Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen comedy, Forever, my first instinct was to look...

Mayans M.C. Revs Things Up With An Explosive Debut

Executives at FX were reportedly looking for how they could continue to cash in on the popularity of Sons of Anarchy before that show...

Review: Ozark Season 2 Starts Just as Dark and Brutal as Ever

Jason Bateman scored big with the ability to not only star in but also direct several episodes of this series created by Bill Dubuque...

A-X-L Review: It’s Been Done Before, and Better

Sometimes I go into movies with such low expectations that I come away surprised at how much I really enjoyed a film, Solo: A...

Alpha Review: It’s a YES From Me, Dog

There is a long history of dog-related movies doing well at the box office: Turner & Hooch, Marley & Me, A Dog’s Purpose, John...

A Prayer Before Dawn: A True Story Without Redemption

A Prayer Before Dawn is a narrative film, but it plays more like a documentary—which is just the style of director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire. It...

Like Father: Netflix’s Imperfect But Honest New Comedy

While watching Like Father, I had two strong feelings: this is the greatest single advertisement for a cruise line ever produced, and this movie...

The Equalizer 2: There is a storm coming, and his name is Denzel

The combination of Director Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington has proven to be both a fun and lucrative (if you don’t count The Magnificent Seven)....

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