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(Review) Jumanji: The Next Level

(Review) Jumanji: The Next Level. The second (or maybe first, if we’re relaunching the franchise) Jumanji was one of the few examples of a franchise being rebooted that actually worked. How could you go wrong with heavyweights like Dwayne Johnson, Kevin … Continue reading

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Review: Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family. I used to be a huge WWE fan (back when it was still WWF) but I was a fan before the wrestler known as Paige became popular. Even though I didn’t know her, there were enough … Continue reading

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Review: Skyscraper

Skyscraper. The Rock is putting out a lot of movies this year, it’s crazy. You know exactly what you’re going to get when you head to the theater, so there’s very little surprise when you head to check out Skyscraper. … Continue reading

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Review: Rampage

Rampage. I bet most of you didn’t know that this movie is based on a video game, an old arcade game where you controlled monsters who destroyed a city and ate innocent civilians. This movie shares that same basic premise … Continue reading

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(Review) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. In 1995, the first Jumanji came out and now we’re getting a sequel 20+ years later. It is a direct sequel, not a reboot, though it’s an all-new cast. I had low expectations going in, … Continue reading

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Review: Baywatch (2017)

Baywatch. I had very little expectations for this movie. I was too young to really get into the television show. The Rock is usually awesome but a comedy like this can sink, even if Johnson does everything right. The gist. … Continue reading

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Review: The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious. Here’s some context for my history with this franchise. I was on the fence for the first four movies but when Fast Five rolled around, things ramped up, with this franchise now becoming one of … Continue reading

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Review: Moana

Moana. The expectations for this one were through the roof, after Disney was reinvigorated with Frozen. Could Moana repeat that sort of magic? The gist. We meet a young girl named Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) who is the chief’s daughter on an ancient … Continue reading

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Review: Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence. On paper, this is gold. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson can’t do any wrong and Kevin Hart fatigue hasn’t yet set in. Can the two of them come together for a successful action-packed comedy? The gist. Back in high … Continue reading

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Review: San Andreas

San Andreas. Since moving to California, I’ve experienced a handful of little earthquakes but it’s been a constant threat, so it’s no wonder that disaster films like San Andreas exist, to prey on people’s fears. It’s been awhile since we’ve … Continue reading

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