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Review: Playing with Fire (2019)

Playing with Fire. We follow ‘smoke jumper’ Jake Carson (John Cena), a Northern California firefighter known for dropping right into intense wildfires. He’s joined by John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key, and the silent Axe, played by Tyler Mane (best known as … Continue reading

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Review: The Farewell (2019)

The Farewell. I had heard a lot about The Farewell, praising Awkwafina for her performance here. So, my wife and I went out of the way a bit to find a theater that was showing this. Did it live up … Continue reading

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(Review) Men in Black: International

Men in Black: International. Now I remember liking the original Men in Black films but I don’t know if I’d go so far as to say they’re good. I think we often have rose-colored glasses for franchises that meant a lot to … Continue reading

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Review: Long Shot (2019)

Long Shot. I’ve been in the mood for a solid comedy recently, amidst all the huge summer blockbusters arriving early to the party. Seth Rogen is a little hit or miss for me but I was excited to see what … Continue reading

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Review: Little (2019)

Little. This movie is taking a couple of big risks. Its two leads are really only tested in television (Issa Rae from Insecure and Marsai Martin from Black-ish), so I’m not sure if this movie has the starpower that might draw … Continue reading

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Review: Captive State

Captive State. This movie is entirely under the radar, no one is talking about it. That’s usually not a good sign, so I went to the theaters to check it out for myself. The gist. 10 years ago, aliens conquered the … Continue reading

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Review: Isn’t It Romantic

Isn’t It Romantic. We’ve had a lot of “women gets hit on the head” movies recently, including What Men Want and I Feel Pretty. We got another entry here with Isn’t It Romantic but the story beats might be getting a bit predictable, so … Continue reading

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