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Movie Reviews

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

‘Men’ not quite the feel good movie of the year

There are few film production companies I respect as much as A24. Their focus is on producing and distributing independent cinema, which is a necessary genre because it provides opportunities for new filmmakers to improve, and typically...

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

‘Firestarter’ and the legacy of Stephen King

Will there ever be a writer whose work is as adaptable to the silver screen as Stephen King?  At this point, it’s like King writes his books intending them to be adapted. There have been at least...

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Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

Marvel mixes up their formula in a ‘Strange’ way

Sam Raimi, director of “The Evil Dead” and the original “Spider-Man” trilogy, is back on the filmmaking scene with the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” Released last Friday...

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Thursday, August 30th, 2018

‘Alpha’ is a dog film that offers few reasons why to watch it

Alpha,” the story about man’s best friend that dates back more than 20,000 years, was released last Friday. I’ll be honest: I’m a big dog lover, but I was not excited to see this film. I had...

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Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ hits the mark with good acting, solid comedy

If you walk into “Crazy Rich Asians” thinking you’re going to see an in-depth examination about the lives of powerful Asians, you may be disappointed. The movie’s focus is more on the romance between two people of...

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Thursday, August 9th, 2018

‘Christopher Robin’ is well crafted and filled with lighthearted humor

When I was young, I used to watch the show “The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.” I hadn’t thought about how big a part of my childhood Pooh was until I saw last year’s film “Goodbye...

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Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ is an action film not to miss

There have been a lot of reboots, remakes and sequels this summer. I am not a fan of them because I’m tired of seeing the same type of films over and over again. However, the “Mission: Impossible”...

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Thursday, July 26th, 2018

‘Mamma Mia! Here we go again restores romantic musicals genre

I wasn’t a big fan of the first “Mamma Mia” movie. There are parts where the singing and dancing are enjoyable, but overall, I wasn’t impressed with the film. So, if you told me that I would love...

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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

‘Skyscraper’ falls hard and flat as ‘Die Hard’ reboot

“Die Hard” is a great movie. But it has spawned so many sequels I have lost track of them. Not all of the sequels are bad, but all of them will never compare to the original. That...

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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ is weakest of tasteless trilogy

The third and hopefully final installment of the “Hotel Transylvania” trilogy was released last Friday. When I heard a third movie was being made, I was surprised to see its release date was July. Aren’t these movies...

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