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Review: The LEGO Ninjago Movie

The LEGO Ninjago Movie. Now here’s where I stand with Ninjago: I had no idea what it was when I walked into this theater, but I knew the first two LEGO films were awesome and this one looked cool on … Continue reading

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Review: CHIPS (2017)

CHIPS. This movie, a remake of a late 70s television show, just kind of appeared, without much fanfare. But it’s here now, at theaters around the world. Is it worth checking out? Or is the uneventful launch an ominous sign? … Continue reading

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Review: Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty. I am very conflicted. Here’s why. The trailers for this movie are deceptive and misleading and you’ll find out in the first 10 or so minutes that this movie is absolutely not what you thought it was. However, … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian

The Martian. I never read the book by Andy Weir and I didn’t know anything about this movie but I’m a fan of Matt Damon and director Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator, Blade Runner) so I was hesitantly excited about this. … Continue reading

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Review: Ant-Man

Ant-Man. In a way, Ant-Man is probably Marvel’s biggest risk so far. You might think that Guardians of the Galaxy, involving a talking raccoon and a walking tree, might be. But Guardians had a cast of characters that even non-fans … Continue reading

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Review: Fury

Fury. Brad Pitt can practically do no wrong so it’s a no-brainer that Fury is going to do well at least for a few weeks at the box office. Does that necessarily mean this is a good movie though? Let’s … Continue reading

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Review: Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad. When I had seen previews for the 1949 period piece Gangster Squad, it didn’t initially look that engaging. I mean, Josh Brolin is good and Sean Penn looked like he really got into the part, but the trailers … Continue reading

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