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Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: June 1, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

‘Wonder Woman’ wows as stellar superhero entertainment, raising the bar for DC Comics adaptations and the genre in general. Overall, the pacing feels just right, and although the tone often reaches the level of seriousness found in other DC flicks, it appears Warner Brothers has abandoned its “no humor” rule, injecting much-needed doses of levity. […]

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Preview: Gal Gadot as ‘Wonder Woman’ Marks 75 Years in the Making On June 2

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: May 30, 2017 at 4:29 pm   /   Film

Will the fourth time finally be the charm? After the dour, oppressive, and just plain sloppy triumvirate of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad, Warner Brothers needs a hero – one who will reset the perception of its struggling DC cinematic universe and offer audiences quality thrills on par […]

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Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Starring Brenton Thwaites, Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: May 25, 2017 at 6:29 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If the fifth installment of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series has proven anything, it’s that this dead franchise should tell no more tales. It all should have ended with At World’s End. Back in 2007, the third Pirates movie brought each of its central storylines to a seeming conclusion: multicultural pirates reclaimed the seas […]

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Review: ‘Chuck’ Starring Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Ron Perlman

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: May 19, 2017 at 10:23 am   /   Movie Reviews

It would be a mistake to classify Chuck as a sports movie. Sure, there is a fight or two, but boxing is hardly the focus here. Rather, the “true life story” documents the rise and fall of a man graced with a fleeting dose of fame but unable to resist the allure of its vices. […]

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Preview: Disney’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: May 12, 2017 at 8:26 am   /   Film

With that said, is unclear just how many of these plotlines will still play a role in this new film, or if they may be excised entirely. While On Stranger Tides made a killing at the box office (amassing more than $1 billion worldwide), it scored dismal reviews from critics and audiences alike. Common complaints […]

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Star Wars Celebration, The Weekend You’ve Been Looking For (2017 Recap)

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: April 30, 2017 at 12:48 pm   /   Convention Reviews

It’s the one place in the galaxy where you will find Wookiees and Jedi, Hutts and Mandalorians, all gathered together in harmonious celebration. No, it’s not Mos Eisley cantina. It’s… Orlando, Florida??! I “sith” you not! From April 13-16, the sunshine state played host to Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm’s official convention commemorating the iconic sci-fi […]

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Star Wars Celebration 2017 in Orlando, Florida (Cosplay Photo Gallery)

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: April 23, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Convention Reviews

From April 13-16, the sunshine state played host to Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm’s official convention commemorating the iconic sci-fi franchise. Tens of thousands of fans – many in costume – converged on the Orange County Convention Center for the event celebrating the Star Wars franchise. Click here to read our full recap of the weekend! […]

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