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A Quiet Place Review A Quiet Place

In many horror films, sound is a major part of the scares. From creepy music pervading a suspenseful sequence to pulse-pounding sound accommodating a surprise, many of the movies in the genre rely on the film’s spooky sound. A Quiet Place does the...

Chappaquiddick Review Chappaquiddick

“President Kennedy cast a long shadow and still does. It’s what I walk in every day.” These sentiments, espoused by Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) in the new drama Chappaquiddick, help set the stage for what is to follow. The film recalls...

Ready Player One Review Ready Player One

Ready Player One is built for the nostalgia lover in all of us. Actually, it’s built for those who love nostalgic references to the ’80s and the ’90s. If you qualify, this movie is so packed with references to some of the biggest...

Pacific Rim Uprising Pacific Rim Uprising

Pacific Rim arrived in theaters five years ago. Although I wasn’t a fan of the feature (you can check out my review here), I admired the unique visuals that director Guillermo del Toro brought to the story. The film’s sequel Pacific Rim:...

Thor Ragnarok Review Thor Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok showcases a new look for the heroic title character and I’m not talking about the short haircut the hammer-wielding Avenger sports in the sequel. The fresh look reveals Thor to be a humorous and a self-aware character, whose charm...

Only the Brave Review Only the Brave

There’s an early sequence in the drama Only The Brave that sets the stage for the film. Local fire chief Eric Marsh (Josh Brolin) leads his crew — and potential members of his crew — to the top of a mountain and looks at the surrounding woods....

American Made Review American Made

In the past several years, films like Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and War Dogs (2016) have shown how greed can take hold of a person and never let go. The former focused on a wall street broker while the latter focused on two young men who became...

It Review It

Stephen King’s killer clown makes it onto the big screen. Check out our It review to see if the new film measures up. When you’re a kid, you spend a lot of time surrounded by forces you can’t control. From the claustrophobia that comes...

Home Again Review Home Again

Earlier this year, Reese Witherspoon played against type in the HBO series Big Little Lies. Her character Madeline was head-strong, profane and unwilling to accept failure. It was a great role for the Oscar-winning actress (who also produced the...

Annabelle Creation Review Annabelle Creation

Annabelle: Creation is a prequel to the 20014 hit Annabelle and exists in the same universe as the Conjuring franchise. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t stand out on its own. It focuses on the creation of Annabelle, a possessed doll...

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