Josh Odom

I graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Sociology/Government and am currently a government worker. I love watching movies and have always enjoyed writing. I want to use my talents as a writer to bring glory to God in writing about movies I love. Besides that, I love to play and watch sports, read the occasional book and go through this adventure we call life.

Review: Detroit

By Josh Odom / August 12, 2017 /

Distributor: Annapurna Pictures Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writers: Mark Boal Composer: James Newton Howard Genre: Crime, Drama, History Starring: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinkski, Anthony Mackie Rating: R When I found out that Kathryn Bigelow was directing a movie about the Detroit race riots, I was thrilled. Once I saw the trailers I was reserved, but…

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Review: Baby Driver

By Josh Odom / July 2, 2017 /

Distributor: TriStar Pictures Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Edgar Wright Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Eiza Gonzalez, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx Genre: Action & Adventure Rated: R Wes Anderson. Quentin Tarantino. Martin Scorsese. Besides the obvious that these are three of the best directors of the last 50 years, what else do…

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Review: Transformers: The Last Knight

By Josh Odom / June 28, 2017 /

Distributor: Paramount Pictures Director: Michael Bay Writers: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Ken Nolan Cast: Mark Wahlburg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, Anthony Hopkins Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction Rated: PG-13 First off, let me start by stating my unabashed love for this movie. In fact, I have loved every entry in the Transformer’s franchise to a varying degree. Taking it…

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Review: It Comes at Night

By Josh Odom / June 13, 2017 /

Distributor: A24 Director: Trey Edward Shults Writers: David Kaplan, Andrea Roa Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo Genre: Psychological horror Rated: R If you would have told a horror fan forty years ago that horror movies would one day become some of the most intelligent and bitingly satirical forms of media of their day,…

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Review: War Machine

By Josh Odom / May 30, 2017 /

Distributor: Netflix Director: David Michod Writers: Michael Hastings, David Michod Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Anthony Michael Hall, Emory Cohen, Topher Grace Genre: Comedy, Drama, War Rated: NR No, this is not a movie about Iron Man’s best buddy. Instead, it’s about a pivotal and trying time in the Afghani conflict. While it’s…

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