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“Creed 2” Trailer Released

Posted in: General
June 23rd, 2018

Three years ago, Rocky Balboa returned to the big screen in one of that year’s best films. Creed focused on Adonis Creed, the son of the late Apollo Creed, and his ambition to become a boxing legend himself. Played by Michael B. Jordan, the character recruited Rocky...

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Chrissy Metz tells her story in “This is Me”

Posted in: General
May 6th, 2018

When This is Us became a breakout hit on NBC, one of its most inspiring off-camera stories related to the casting of Chrissy Metz. Metz famously only had 81 cents in her bank account when she was cast as Kate Pearson on the show. But there’s a lot more to Metz’s story than...

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark Review

Review: “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” is an intoxicating mystery

Posted in: General
March 25th, 2018

“I’ll be gone in the dark” is more than the phrase a serial killer one said during a violent attack. It’s the way he operated. He broke into homes late at night, attacked his victims and left them either to die or to open their eyes in a darkened space hoping  that they...

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10 Best Movies of 2017 Call me by your Name

The 10 Best Movies of 2017

January 2nd, 2018

The past year truly offered some wonderful cinematic delights. My list of the 10 best movies of 2017 is below. Despite a few rough patches and a few truly terrible offerings, 2017 was a stellar cinematic year. From a thrilling climax of the new Ape series to a truly scary...

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A Wrinkle in Time Trailer

“A Wrinkle in Time” Trailer Released

Posted in: General
July 18th, 2017

“What if we are here for a reason? What if we are part of something truly divine?” So asks Chris Pine’s character at the beginning of the new A Wrinkle in Time trailer. The new Disney film isn’t set to arrive in theaters until March of 2018 but the...

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Oscars 2017 Full List of Winners

Oscars 2017: Full List of Winners

Posted in: General, Oscars
February 26th, 2017

The names in bold were the winners of this year’s Academy Awards. Best motion picture of the year Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Achievement in directing Denis Villeneuve, for sale ...

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Oscar Nominations 2017 Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land

Oscars 2017: Full List of Nominees

Posted in: General, Oscars
January 24th, 2017

Best motion picture of the year Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Achievement in directing Denis Villeneuve, case Arrival Mel Gibson, see Hacksaw Ridge Damien Chazelle, La La Land Kenneth...

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Dog's Purpose Trailer

Trailer: A Dog’s Purpose

Posted in: General
January 12th, 2017

A Dog’s Purpose , more about which tells the story of several dogs that affect their owners, hits theaters nationwide January 27th, 2017. Check out the film’s trailer...

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“La La Land” wins big at the Golden Globes

January 8th, 2017

Best Motion Picture — Drama Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy 20th Century Women Deadpool Florence Foster Jenkins La La Land Sing Street Best Director — Motion Picture Damien Chazelle, information...

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10 Reasons why Die Hard is a Christmas Movie

10 Reasons why ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas Movie

Posted in: 10 Reasons
December 25th, 2016

Looking for a holiday classic to watch this year? Here’s our list of 10 Reasons why ‘Die Hard‘ is a Christmas Movie. It’s that time of year again when families sit in front of the fireplace and watch Christmas movies. From It’s  a Wonderful Life...

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