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Review: ‘American Made’ Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright

Posted: September 29, 2017 at 9:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

Say what you want about Tom Cruise, but I’ve always challenged someone to actually name a bad film in which he headlines. It was nearly impossible until The Mummy back in May of this year. I’m happy to say that just a mere four months later, Cruise has returned to form in American Made with […]

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Film Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Starring Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Posted: September 21, 2017 at 3:47 pm   /   Movie Reviews

There’s no doubt about it – Matthew Vaughn absolutely knows how to direct a stylish and entertaining film. He’s proven as such after taking on the director’s chair for 2005’s crime-thriller Layer Cake and directed even more memorable gems since such as Kick-Ass, X-Men: Days of Future Past and most recently, Kingsman: The Secret Service, […]

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Film Review: ‘Friend Request’ Starring Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo

Posted: September 21, 2017 at 3:15 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Friend Request is director Simon Verhoeven’s second film and is the latest iteration of social media inspired horror/thriller film. It stars Alycia Debnam-Carey as Laura, a nice college student who befriends an outcast named Marina (Liesl Ahlers) who is desperate for a single friend in both real life and Facebook. When Marina comes off a […]

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Film Review: Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 8:51 am   /   Movie Reviews

mother! is the seventh film directed by Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) and stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a married couple in a fixer-upper house in a beautiful and secluded country home. Bardem’s character is a writer suffering from a bad case of writer’s block, and Lawrence’s character is the sole visionary […]

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Film Review: ‘Leap!’ Starring Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff, Carly Rae Jepsen

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 10:09 am   /   Movie Reviews

Leap! (known as Ballerina internationally) has made its way to the US market a year later and after several delays, and is the story of Félicie (Elle Fanning), an orphan girl with big dreams of becoming a dancer. Several times, her and her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff) have tried to escape from the orphanage […]

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Film Review: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If you’ve seen any promotional material or just considered the personas of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson alone, you know what kind of movie you’re going to get with The Hitman’s Bodyguard… and that is not a bad thing. The film is directed by Patrick Hughes, and is an action packed comedy in which Darrius […]

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Film Review: ‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ Starring Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl

Posted: August 11, 2017 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature is the sequel that nobody asked for, and is the follow-up to its 2013 predecessor (you guessed it!), The Nut Job. Did you know it even existed? I didn’t. In this film, we follow Surly Squirrel: an egotistical purple squirrel voiced by Will Arnett (whom I found to be quite a […]

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Review: ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 7:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

When the first trailer dropped for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, I was captivated by the imagery – and believed this film could very well be quite the spectacle upon its release in July. Written and directed by Luc Besson (the visionary behind the cult classic film The Fifth Element), my interest […]

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Review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr, Marisa Tomei

Posted: July 4, 2017 at 7:06 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Spider-Man: Homecoming is the sixth feature-length film for the titular hero and stars Tom Holland this time around as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. This is the second reboot by Sony since Raimi’s trilogy in the early 2000s and had a lot of ground to make up after the less-than-stellar Amazing Spider-Man films in the early 2010s. Fans […]

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Review: ‘Despicable Me 3’ Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 9:05 am   /   Movie Reviews

2010’s Despicable Me surprised a lot of people when it introduced the evil, yet lovable, villain Gru (Steve Carell) to the world. It had a heartwarming story as we watched Gru transform from villainy to a loving father to three adorable girls who taught him how to love. Come 2013 when they decided to release […]

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