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Angry Birds: Movie Review

Who would have thought the day would come when a film would be based on a App? But hey, why not? It has been done with video games, board games, and now a mobile device app games. There already is a large marketing for the Angry Birds merchandise out there, it’s like Minions—people love them. […]

Keanu Movie Review

When simply watching the trailer to Keanu (2016), it is hard to differentiate if this is a sketch or if it is an actual movie trailer but it’s a movie alright. The duo Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key are mainly known for their sketch comedy in TV series—Key and Peele (2012-2015), on Comedy Central. In […]
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The Huntsman: Winter’s War Movie Review

In all honesty, I did not see Snow White and The Huntsman (2012), I didn’t even know that The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016) had anything to do with Snow White and The Huntsman (2012). They both have some of the same characters, such as the evil queen Ravenna, and the Huntsman. It should be noted, […]
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American Ultra: Movie Review

Director: Nima Nourizedah Studio: Lionsgate | Genre: Action, Comedy | MPAA: R Release Date: August 21st, 2015 American Ultra is a movie about a grimy stoner couple who are somehow tied into a CIA operation. Jesse Eisenberg plays Mike Howell, a small town loser boyfriend who spends his days stoned and working at a local […]

Ricki and the Flash: Movie Review

Ricki and the Flash Director:  Jonathan Demme Studio:  Sony Pictures Genre:  Comedy, Drama MPAA:  PG-13 Release Date:  August 7th, 2015 Author:  Xoaquin Torres   Ricki and the Flash stars Meryl Streep who plays Ricki, a middle aged woman who returns to her family after leaving them to chase her rock star dream in California.  She […]

Pixels: Movie Review

Classic video games coming to life?! Say What?! A concept like that will blow nerds brains away. So the story goes like this, in the early 1980’s NASA shoots a time capsule into space with footage of pop cultural things relevant to the United States, including popular arcade video games. This is done in hopes […]

The Boy Next Door Movie Review

The Boy Next Door Movie Review This thriller follows a mother, Claire Peterson (Jennifer Lopez) going through a possible divorce. She finds herself vulnerable to a charming young man, Noah Sandborn (Ryan Guzman) that moves in next door. Turns out she was just caught in the heat of the moment with a very disturbed person. […]

Brick Mansions Movie Review. A District B13 remake

Brick Mansions is set four years from into the future (2018-19) which isn’t that futuristic, but apparently futuristic enough to depict a neighborhood of Detroit as a third world type slum under martial law. This fictional Detroit slum known as Brick Mansions is run by drug lord, Tremaine Alexander (RZA) who threatens to blow up […]

Muppets Most Wanted movie review. Kermit and The Muppets are back

Muppets Most Wanted Review – The Muppets have returned to the silver screen and this time they go international as they go on tour in this sequel. In 2011, the Muppets added a new member, Walter. This time they add a new villain, Constantine, the Kermit look a like. The Muppets know how to still […]

American Hustle Review

The successful director of Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter David O. Russell gets the phenomenal cast together again in the stylish 70’s drama American Hustle. Christian Bale transforms himself once again, this time gut bulging with an elaborate comb-over. Bale stars as Irving Rosenfeld, a clever con man.  He and his attractive business partner […]