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‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ is a vacant rehash of the original

‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ is a vacant rehash of the original

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unsuccessfully adding a sorority aspect this time around, “Neighbors 2” was a convoluted mess of “been there, done that” moments and horrible acting performances from the girl counterparts in this installment.

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‘The Nice Guys’ pairs an unlikely comedy duo with great success

‘The Nice Guys’ pairs an unlikely comedy duo with great success

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Highly entertaining with a more than able all-star cast, “The Nice Guys” brings back the classic 70s detective style “whodunit” and shows that sometimes simple is better.

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‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ moves Tina Fey more into drama territory

‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ moves Tina Fey more into drama territory

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

It seems that every time I turn on my TV or read articles on a news website, a flood of stories comes through basically depicting how our world is metaphorically crashing down around us. From planes disappearing and earthquakes destroying whole cities, to ISIS spreading fear in the middle east, it’s hard to try and […]

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‘Deadpool’ is just what you’d expect from the trailer – dark, witty & not for kids

‘Deadpool’ is just what you’d expect from the trailer – dark, witty & not for kids

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Deadpool” isn’t without flaws — there are moments when all the meta humor and slow mo fight action does get a bit tiring, but the movie is pretty close to perfect, especially if you’re a fan of the character.

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‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

When deciding if ‘How to Be Single’ is worth spending 110 minutes out on the town with, there is no harm in deciding to swipe right.

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‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ actually brings some fun life to the classic tale

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ actually brings some fun life to the classic tale

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

There have been many adaptations of Jane Austen’s classic novel “Pride and Prejudice” over the years and while some might say the latest, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”, would be enough to cause Miss Austen to stir in the grave, the newest reworking of the story is actually quite fun.

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‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

‘Creed’ is a film with heart and heavy dramatic honesty and succeeds in building off of the foundation that ‘Rocky’ built.

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Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is the hero’s journey to the very core, but along the way, Pixar finds ways to sprinkle in nuance that leads to some of their well-known creative visuals and strong emotional revelations.

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M. Night Shyamalan returns to form with twisted horror-comedy ‘The Visit’

M. Night Shyamalan returns to form with twisted horror-comedy ‘The Visit’

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The movie is “found footage” in a sense that the daughter is making a documentary, but it never strays down the path of being cheesy and overdone.

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“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

By all accounts, the performances are good, the stunts are well performed and deception and trickery is highlighted as characters slither around each other for their own personal gain. But instead of all of these bright moving parts working in unison to arrive at a very fulfilling vision, it feels more like a shell game to hide the lack of ingenuity behind the core of the film.

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