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Movie Review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

When I first saw the trailer for Welcome to Marwen months ago, I was incredibly intrigued by what seemed to be an uplifting tale of real life artist/photographer Mark Hogancamp learning to cope with the trauma of a brutal assault he experienced and trying to make something of his life once again. With Steve Carell […]

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Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Starring Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Move over, Peter Parker – with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a new era of Miles Morales as Spider-Man has begun. Miles was introduced to the comic world in 2011 as a young teenager of African-American and Latino descent who takes over as Spider-Man after death befalls Peter. He’s become widely appreciated and has since gone […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Mary Queen of Scots is the directorial debut of Josie Rourke and stars Saoirse Ronan in the titular role of Mary Stuart, the once Queen of France and rightful heir to English throne. Also starring in this film across from Ronan (though they don’t share a scene together until the final ten minutes of the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:21 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the follow-up to the 2012 smash Wreck-It Ralph and stars John C. Reilly in the titular role as the lovable video game character, Ralph. After going from zero to hero in the previous film, Ralph has become content in his day to day life in the video game hub at […]

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Movie Review: ‘Widows’ Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:33 am   /   Movie Reviews

Widows is Steve McQueen’s first film back in the director’s seat after his 2013 Best Picture winning film 12 Years a Slave. The film stars the always fantastic Viola Davis as Veronica Rawlins, a widow left with a two million dollar debt to some gangsters after a botched job by her career criminal husband (Liam […]

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Movie Review: ‘Outlaw King’ Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Rebecca Robin

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 9:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Outlaw King is a Netflix produced film directed by David MacKenzie (Hell or High Water) and stars Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce, a Scottish nobleman turned outlaw who rallies to acquire the Scottish crown and lead his people to victory over the reigning King Edward I of England (Stephen Dillane). In large part, I […]

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Movie Review: DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 7:56 am   /   Movie Reviews

In 1966, the Dr. Seuss-penned children’s book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was adapted into a half-hour television special which later became a holiday classic. For thirty-four years, it was a staple of holiday programming (and still is) and the only adaptation of the book until a live-action feature-length version of the film starring Jim […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mid90s’ Written and Directed by Jonah Hill

Posted: October 26, 2018 at 7:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

Mid90s is the directorial debut of Jonah Hill (also writing) and is a coming of age story centering around Stevie (Sunny Suljic), a lonely adolescent in a mid-nineties Los Angeles. Even after a startling opening scene of brotherly squabbles, it’s clear he idolizes his “cool” older brother (Lucas Hedges) and longs for being just as […]

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Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ Starting Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 9:11 am   /   Movie Reviews

In 1978, writer/director John Carpenter released what would become an instant classic in not only the horror genre, but filmmaking in general with Halloween. With his mastery in creating a spine-tingling atmosphere, a terrifying serial killer and film icon in Michael Myers, and being combined with an iconic score that you’re sure to hear at […]

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Movie Review: ‘First Man’ Starring Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

Posted: October 12, 2018 at 9:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

First Man is brought to us by Academy Award-winning director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) and tells the true story of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. Adapted to the big screen by Josh Singer, the film follows the events of the 2012 book of the same name […]

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