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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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Review: ‘The Hero’ Starring Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 9:04 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Hero is a character piece directed by Brett Haley and co-written by Marc Basch. The film revolves around Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott), an actor old in age and years past his prime. Lee is down in his luck; he’s divorced, has no relationship with his daughter, can’t seem to land any respectable acting gigs, […]

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Review: ‘Baby Driver’ Starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 5:18 am   /   Movie Reviews

Baby Driver is the latest installment in a rich collection of films penned and directed by Edgar Wright. With films such as Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World under his belt, Wright had already established himself as a fantastic director with a unique and entertaining style. With Baby Driver, […]

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Review: ‘It Comes at Night’ Starring Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Posted: June 8, 2017 at 6:20 pm   /   Movie Reviews

After the critical success of his first film, Krisha, writer/director Trey Edward Shults returns with his sophomore film, It Comes at Night. The psychological thriller revolves around a family isolated in an abandoned house in the woods, while trying to avoid a sickness that is plaguing the rest of the world. Thematically, this is a masterful […]

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Review: ‘Everything, Everything’ Starring Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 6:45 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Everything, Everything is based on a young adult book of the same name and is a story about a teenage girl named Maddy Whittier (Amandla Stenberg) who is confined to her home due to a rare illness and has longed for but never stepped a foot outdoors. A short while after a few expository scenes, […]

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Review: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ Starring Jason Ian Drucker, Tom Everett Scott, Alicia Silverstone

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If this movie did anything for me, it was that it reignited my childhood crush on Alicia Silverstone. Before you say anything, yes – I’m well aware I wasn’t within the target demographic of this film. However, I do still expect children’s movies to be at least somewhat intelligent and enjoyable for the adults who […]

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Review: Another Take on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Posted: May 11, 2017 at 1:57 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Let me start by saying that 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy instantly became my favorite film in the MCU upon my initial viewing. Out of all of the FIFTEEN MCU feature-length films, the original Guardians is easily the one I’ve seen and love the most. There’s something about the obscurity and goofiness of the movie […]

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Summer Movies Preview 2017 – Top Ten Most Anticipated Films

Posted: May 1, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Film

It’s summertime and you know what that means! No, I’m not talking about baseball being in full swing or advising on the proper amount of sunscreen to use as you spend time outdoors. I’m talking about the onslaught of summer blockbusters about to hit theaters and race to the top of the box office. I’ve […]

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