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Rough Night Movie Review

The summer movie season has begun, and so far it’s delivered two amazing films featuring badass women and no, I wouldn’t use the designation of chick-flicks. In a movie age where we are finally realizing how much representation matters, Wonder Woman and Rought Night arrive at the perfect time though they each deliver completely different […]
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4.5

The Book of Henry: Movie Review

Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX director, Colin Trevorrow, brings us a heartwarming drama. The Book of Henry stars Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter, a struggling single mother, who discovers her oldest son’s plot to rescue the girl next door from her abusive stepfather. Despite the thriller elements the premise has, the film had […]

Cars 3: Movie Review

Coming into Cars 3 I was a bit hesitant on what I was about to see due to how disappointed I was with the second Cars film. Yet I came out of the theater pleasantly surprised on how well this film came out. Pixar has truly redeemed the Cars franchise with this new addition seeing how […]
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3.5

The Hero: Movie Review

Jet Li starred in 2002’s Hero, a high-flying martial arts movie. 2017’s The Hero, starring Sam Elliott, is a very different kind of movie. No reboot here. In this decidedly non-martial arts movie (I counted exactly zero karate chops), Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) is an aging actor who earned his fame in Westerns, but whose […]
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3.5

My Cousin Rachel: Movie Review

So going into My Cousin Rachel I was expecting a typical period piece where the plot was as predictable as the character development. I hadn’t really heard anything about this film up until watching it, doesn’t seem like it was highly publicized. What we end up getting is a piece that leaves you questioning the end. […]

It Comes At Night: Movie Review

It Comes at Night – a vague and ominous title befitting a movie that itself is vague and ominous. The title is great, if only it fit this movie, it would be even better. Set in a world reeling from a deadly pandemic, this movie’s danger isn’t the exclusive domain of the dark, so the […]
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4.5

Wonder Woman: Movie Review

The long awaited fourth installment of the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) Wonder Woman hits the theaters this weekend and the lead up to it comes with a lot of anticipation. Now this movie wasn’t widely promoted up until the month before its release yet that still isn’t going to stop people from going. This is […]
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3.0

Baywatch Movie Review

If Citizen Kane, widely regarded as one of the finest films ever made, is the cinematic equivalent of dinner at a four-star restaurant, Baywatch is a Hot Pocket and a cold Mountain Dew. Both are satisfying in their way, but only one reflects enduring and lofty creative effort. Not every movie aspires to be high […]
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4.0

Alien: Covenant – Movie Review

Following the unexpected positive reception of Prometheus comes the film Alien: Covenant, which is set between Prometheus and the original Alien film. So this thankfully completes the overarching storyline of the entire Alien franchise, I do not include the Alien vs Predator films because those are spinoffs. I went into this film feeling optimistic and […]
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5.0

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Movie Review

The Guardians of the Galaxy have returned to handle the extraterrestrial threats which the Avengers are too busy beating each other up to deal with. This sequel picks up where the 2014 entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe left off. This time around, director James Gunn is unencumbered by establishing origin stories. The relationships are […]
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4.5

Gifted Movie Review

It was made very clear to me ridiculously ahead of time by my Chris Evans obsessed little cousin that I must do everything in my power, which is not much, to ensure I was assigned this film. Fortunately for me, once I saw the heartwarming preview, I was sold on my forced fate. Director Marc […]

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