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The Best Films of 2014

Now we come to one of my favorite times of the year! It is time to countdown the best films of 2014! I kind of felt a little like a slouch this year for not being able to see any of the big films for 2014 one of which is Interstellar that still kills me I didn’t get to watch. But after looking at the Oscar Season and lack luster feel of 2014, I feel like I didn’t really miss much so if there is some extra special omissions this year, I apologize. 2015 you will find me at the movies a lot more frequently. But for now we will look at the Best Films that I reviewed on Tanner Reviews.

Keep in mind if the intro did not give it away, these are films that I have personally reviewed for 2014. There may have been a film that was the Citizen Kane or Plan 9 from Outer Space of our generation this year, but if I didn’t see it and review it then sadly it cannot make the list. With that said, let’s have a look at the Top 5 and an honorable mention. Continue reading “The Best Films of 2014”

Tanner Reviews The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

MockingjayPart1Poster3Sorry for missing Sunday’s post. But after a trip to Roanoke for my girlfriend to meet the family, I was kind of distracted for the majority of the week. But luckily while I was down there, I was able to make a stop into an old favorite of mine, The Grandin Theater in Roanoke Virginia to watch the latest installment in the film version of the Suzanne Collins series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. It was around this time last year that I took a look at the second installment in the series, Catching Fire which you can read at the link provided here. I have had nothing but praise for the film series since it has come out, often heralding it as a fantastic movie rich with plot and subtext, as well as a great adaptation from the source material. With that said, my praise continues to be showered on one of the best and most entertaining series that I have seen in quite some time.

I would like to expand upon my praise for the film as an intro to the actual review, but I feel in doing so would be an effort in redundancy on the review of Catching Fire so I will leave it here and get to the synopsis. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1”