A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Review

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood plays like a wonderfully trippy return to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, with powerful messages of hope embedded beneath Tom Hanks’ seamless performance of the legend, Fred Rogers. Directed By, Marielle Heller, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood tells the real-life story of Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. Inspired by the Esquire article, Can You Say…Hero?, A Beautiful…

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The Irishman – Review

The Irishman continues Martin Scorsese’s streak of cinematic masterpieces with brilliant directing, inspired performances by legendary actors Robert De Niro, and Al Pachino, and tragic themes that profoundly resonate.  The Irishman brings an all-star group of talent together in a love letter to crime and gangster film genre of old. Directed by one of the best minds…

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Knives Out – Review

Knives Out is an engaging and fun whodunit story, complete with excellent writing and a stellar ensemble cast. Director Rian Johnson puts his director and writer hats on for murder mystery that pays homage to the Agatha Christie while carving new ground and twists. The film stars an ensemble cast of Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig Chris Evans, Ana de Armas,…

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Doctor Sleep – Review

Doctor Sleep is the perfect combination of Kubrick and King as it honors the source material while pushing the legacy forward. Based on the 2013 novel of the same name, Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, arguably the greatest horror film ever made. The film follows Danny Torrance, played by Ewan McGregor several decades after the events…

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Terminator: Dark Fate – Review

Terminator: Dark Fate is the Terminator 2: Judgment Day sequel audiences have been waiting for.‪ Cameron’s pulse is finally felt in the franchise again with strong action, good pacing and interesting characters. Terminator: Dark Fate is directed by Tim Miller and stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger as Sarah Connor and the T-800. The film is written by David…

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The Fall of the House of Usher: A look at Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak

In the crowded world of cinematic horror and supernatural stories, Crimson Peak is a beautiful, rare tale that falls into the category of gothic romance. When asked about his influences for this particular project, Guillermo del Toro answered that he tapped into literary works rather than old horror films “I read E.T.A. Hoffman, Henry James,…

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Gemini Man – Review

Gemini Man stumbles as its half-baked story and poor dialogue hinders solid performances and strong visuals. Directed by Ang Lee and written by David Benioff, Billy Ray, and Darren Lemke, Gemini Man is a film that has been in development purgatory for decades. Multiple actors and directors were tapped for the project as the film bounced around different…

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A Haunting Masterpiece – Joker Elevates Comic Book Films To New Heights

Headlined by Joaquin Phoenix’s spellbinding performance, Joker is uncomfortable, visceral and raw; setting a new standard of quality for all comic book-based films Directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime, Joker is a hauntingly chilling tale grounded in the type of reality that makes your skin crawl. The film presents itself as…

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Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans – Movie Review

How many times have we heard the following phrase: “They ruined my childhood”? I’m willing to bet ‘too often’ considering Hollywood’s natural inclination to remake popular movies from the past. In the comic book world, things are certainly the same. This phrase was uttered by many in 2013 when Teen Titans Go! first premiered. This may…

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The Brilliance of Black Panther

Directed by Ryan Coogler, 2018’s Black Panther became an immediate cultural icon. Met with a strong critical reception and earning over 1.3 billion at the box office, Black Panther became a household name for audiences. A gem for both comic book fans and general audiences alike, the film was praised for its strong writing, powerful…

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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw – Review

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is the latest spin-off to come from the Fast & Furious franchise. The film brings familiar faces together in an action-packed, fast-paced blockbuster. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw stars Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs, Jason Statham as Shaw, Idris Elba as Brixton and Vanessa Kirby as Hattie.…

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