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REVIEW – “Official Secrets”: Keira Knightley Leads Tawdry, Timely, Often Tedious Whistle-blower Drama

[NOTE: An official selection of the 2019 Seattle International Film Festival] Intensely dramatic, journalistic dramas are really nothing considerably new, especially in a decade where DC and Boston’s heritage newspapers were highlighted in Oscar-bait films; one of them did win Best Picture, though one is still lost as to why it had earned that honor. The latest to join that …

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FILM REVIEW – “IT: Chapter Two”: Fan-Friendly, Lengthy Conclusion to King’s Clown Opus Sure to Please

Stephen King’s works will speak to one moviegoer differently than another. One’s level of enjoyment toward the exceedingly inevitable IT: Chapter Two, opening the same weekend as its prior A-side two years ago, may vary solely based on how committed one could be to the famed writer’s passion in storytelling. Per the usual King hallmarks, directorial approach often surpasses literary …

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FILM REVIEW – “Blinded By the Light”: Springsteen’s Music Shines Bright in Working Class Brit Dramedy

[NOTE: Film previously viewed as part of the 2019 Seattle International Film Festival] Queen. Elton John. The Beatles. Even Motley Crüe. And now Bruce Springsteen. You probably know where I’m going with this. Classic Rock is becoming a precise cinematic trend where either the biographical or the experimental sorts of filmmaking are reaching a mild fever. And in Gurinder Chadra’s …

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Watch the New Trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3!

I love action movies, and the John Wick franchise might be one of my favorites. If you haven’t watched John Wick or John Wick: Chapter 2 you should probably get on that. Seriously, stop reading this and go watch those movies. They are two of the best action movies I have ever seen! Once again, dog lover John Wick is …

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Captain Marvel: Is it Good? Should You See it? (Spoiler Free Review)

Captain Marvel is a good movie. It’s not great, not terrible, but it’s good. Brie Larson plays the part of Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, and she plays it well. She’s witty, sarcastic and brings some charm to the role. Samuel L. Jackson once again plays the role of Nick Fury, albeit a younger version since this movie takes place in the …

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The Disney Vault is opening for their Streaming service!

Disney has been planning on releasing a streaming service much like Nextflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. Disney+ as they’re  calling it will be home to everything disney including Marvel, Starwars and more Disney Originals! Netflix has already started preparing for this after canceling the Marvel shows Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and The Defenders. But don’t worry over …

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Aladdin Trailer is here and Genie is blue!!!

Walt Disney Studios made sure to play the new Aladdin trailer smack dab in the middle of the Grammys! It’s crazy to think a movie I grew up with would get a live action film but it’s Disney and they proved time and time again, nothing is impossible! With the live action movies of maleficent, Beauty and the beast and …

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