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  • Fate of the Furious – Review

    Are you reading this review because you want an honest assessment of the film, or are you seeking justification for buying your ticket? Vin Diesel is back as Dom, and his furious family is about to be handed the challenge of a lifetime.  While on his honeymoon in Cuba, Dom is confronted by the mysterious Cipher (Charlize Theron).  She’s a 21st century terrorist/hacker/anarchist who needs the big burly bald guy to help her execute a maniacal masterplan. Because she has […]

  • The Boss Baby – Review

    Who slipped a little skewering of the corporate culture into my kids movie? In this animated film, Miles Bakshi provides the voice of Tim – a seven-year old boy whose life is about to be turned upside down.  Always the center of attention when Mom (Lisa Kudrow) and Dad (Jimmy Kimmel) are around, he soon loses that connection with them when Mom becomes pregnant and the new baby (Alec Baldwin) shows up. He’s not like other babies as he walks […]

  • Life – Review

    Can you imagine we have a good Sci Fi movie without a Wookiee or Vulcan in sight? Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Dr. David Jordan – one of six scientists and astronauts on the International Space Station.  They heroically have retrieved a space capsule containing all sorts of material from Mars, including actual soil from the planet’s surface. After investigating it further, Hugh Derry (Ariyon Bakare) discovers a single cell organism, making this team the first to discover extraterrestrial life. Discovering […]

  • Beauty and the Beast – Review

    She’s hot! He’s not! Is there any way this beast can be charming and lovable enough to win her heart and your ticket buying cash? Emma Watson stars as Belle – a headstrong, intelligent gal who dreams of leaving this small village in France where she is considered to be the weird girl because she likes to read books. However, a local war hero, Gaston (Luke Evans), wants to make her his wife because he only sees her tremendous beauty.  […]

  • Kong: Skull Island – A Big Tease With Some Explosions

    Set in 1973, John Goodman stars as Bill Randa – an explorer obsessed with the opportunity to visit a mystical, mythical island in the middle of the Pacific.  American satellites have captured an image of it, and Randa sways the U.S. government to help bankroll an expedition by convincing a senator the Soviets might get there in a matter of days if they don’t act now. He’ll need a team, so he recruits photographer Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) and former […]

  • Logan – Saving The Best For Last?

    If Jackman really means it and this is THE last time he will ever portray Wolverine, he has picked a perfect way to go out on top. Set in the near future (2029 to be exact), our beloved X-Men hero, Logan (Hugh Jackman), is one of the last remaining mutants on the planet.  They have been hunted down and poisoned into extinction, and Logan is growing weary of a life full of violence and loss, especially as his powers weaken. […]

  • Get Out – Peele Delivers Without Key

    Daniel Kaluuya stars as Chris – a young African-American guy heading off to meet his girlfriend’s parents for the first time.  However, in a Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner twist, his lady is Rose (Allison Williams) – the whitest white liberal Millennial gal the world has ever seen (she is more woke than the entire cast of Hamilton!). Chris is apprehensive about what may happen during this weekend getaway, but his fears soon turn from racial tension to worry about […]

  • Rings – Going To The Well One Time Too Many – Review

    That creepy, crawly girl with the split ends is climbing out of the well again, which is kind of a metaphor for how Hollywood does business these days.  They keep going to the well. Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz (she who has more names than movies in which she will star) plays Julia – a recent high school grad whose non-descript Bachelor contestant-looking boyfriend, Holt (Alex Roe), has gone away to college.  The two are trying to maintain a relationship, but […]

  • Sing – And Smile, And Dance, And Be Merry – Review

    Sing is like a puppy.  No matter how bad it is, you just can’t stay angry at that cute little face! Matthew McConaughey provides the voice of Buster Moon – a koala bear that dreams big!  While he dearly loves his theater and all of the shows he has produced over the years, business has been on the downturn and he needs a big idea to blow the community away, so Buster decides to host a talent show with a […]