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Review: Cats (2019)

Cats. Okay, let’s get straight to it. Cats will haunt me for the rest of my life. Let me tell you why. The gist. I have never seen Cats before, even though I’m a huge musical fan. Just missed this one somehow. Well, … Continue reading

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(Review) Pacific Rim: Uprising

Pacific Rim: Uprising The first Pacific Rim film was a disappointment for me, feeling like an entire film full of missed opportunities. They somehow managed to make a movie about giant robots and monsters disappointing. The effects were subpar, the … Continue reading

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Review: Molly’s Game

Molly’s Game. This movie has a lot going for it, including Jessica Chastain with a very complicated role and giving screenwriter Aaron Sorkin his first directorial effort. If you don’t recognize Sorkin’s name, he’s responsible for writing films like The … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Tower (2017)

The Dark Tower. Here’s my history with The Dark Tower: I know zero about it, but I decided to pick up the first two novels and I’m almost done with the first. I was thinking, probably naively, that this movie would … Continue reading

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Review: Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond. This is the third Star Trek film in this new universe, following up what I consider to be two great entries. I know Into Darkness is divisive, but I loved it. This movie changed directors and seems to have … Continue reading

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Review: Finding Dory

Finding Dory. I walked into this movie very hesitant. It’s been like 15 years since the original Finding Nemo came out, so it felt a little late for a sequel like this, especially one that takes place almost immediately after the … Continue reading

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Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book. We’re in an interesting time, in that two competing renditions of The Jungle Book are being released. Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Chef) is releasing the first, while the king of performance capture Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings, … Continue reading

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Review: Zootopia

Zootopia. Disney Animation has been killing it lately, in the best way possible. Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6… Its newest entry Zootopia knocked it out of the park with an incredible trailer that was literally just a scene from … Continue reading

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Review: Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation. Written by Steve Kim. The gist. As civil war is breaking out in an unspecified West African country, young Agu (Abraham Attah) finds himself enlisted as a child soldier in the rebel army under the command … Continue reading

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(Review) Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World. While I enjoyed Thor when it came out a few years back, it definitely wasn’t my favorite. The environments felt too computer-generated (as did the frost giant villains) and Thor spent most of the movie without … Continue reading

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