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LEGO Batman Movie Review

LEGO Batman Movie

Release Date: February 10, 2017

The Caped Crusader returns to the big screen. Our Lego Batman Movie review explores the new film and whether or not it’s worth seeing. One of the best surprises of 2014 was The LEGO Movie, a film that overcame the pitfalls of its concept (an entire movie about LEGOs) and...

Jackie Review


Release Date: December 9, 2016

A new Jackie Kennedy biopic is one of the year’s best movies. Check out our Jackie review below to find out why. Jackie is one of the most unique historical biopics I’ve ever seen. The film is about First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy but it never attempts to tell...

Fantastic Beasts and where to Find Them Review

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

Release Date: November 18th, 2016

The magical world of J.K Rowling continues in a new prequel to the Harry Potter series. Check out our Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review to see if it brings back the magic. Fantastic Beasts and where to Find Them is both a prequel to the Harry Potter films and a...

Hacksaw Ridge Review

Hacksaw Ridge

Release Date: November 4th, 2016

Director Mel Gibson delivers his first movie in over a decade. Check out our Hacksaw Ridge review below to see if it’s worth the wait. Director Mel Gibson is best known for his acclaimed 1995 best picture winner Braveheart and his unforgettable 2004 drama The Passion of...

The Accountant Review

The Accountant

Release Date: October 14th, 2016

Ben Affleck stars as a financial adviser who knows how to fight in his latest film. Read our The Accountant review below to see if the film is worth your time. The Accountant is a film that tries to do more than it should. The premise is simple. Ben Affleck plays Christian...

Magnificent Seven Review Denzel Washington in Magnificent Seven

Magnificent Seven

Release Date: September 23rd, 2016

Denzel Washington stars as the lead character in the remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven. It only takes a few moments in the new remake The Magnificent Seven for the villain to appear. Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), a fierce and unapologetic outlaw, walks...

Bridget Jones's Baby Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby

Release Date: September 16th, 2016

Renée Zellweger returns to her Oscar-nominated role as Bridget Jones in the third chapter, Bridget Jones’S Baby. There is something undeniably refreshing about Bridget Jones, the hapless singleton from the 2001 comedy Bridget Jones’ Diary. Created by novelist Helen...