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Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Long Haul Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ Proves Long and Wimpy

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul is such a foul miscalculation of kid-friendly entertainment that it begins with a warning. The Heffley family enters into a family-fun restaurant packed with screaming babies, disgusting food, filthy playground equipment and dirty diapers flung everywhere from plates to ball pits. This is a world where the unlucky boy Greg Heffley (Jason …

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Unforgettable Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘Unforgettable’ Does Little to Be Memorable

Does Unforgettable live up to its name? Read our movie review to find out: Unforgettable has all the ingredients of being first-class trash. It lifts a Fatal Attraction style plot, which leads into a crazy ride of obsession, sex and knife-wielding violence. I started to get excited when I realized these over-the-top elements could combine to form a wicked and weirdly terrible …

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The Promise Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘The Promise’ Muddily Mixes Melodrama with Genocide

The Promise is very much a classroom movie, built to grant students a unique perspective of the important and horrific account of the Armenian genocide. In the aspect of conveying such horrors, the movie more or less does its job of showcasing the brutal slaughter, the inhuman slavery, the despicable level of corruption and the tragic loss of innocent lives. …

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The Fate of the Furious Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Runs Low on Originality

The Fate of the Furious has more cars and stunts than ever! Read our movie review here: Before the screening for The Fate of the Furious film began, an advertisement was played for a Fast and Furious live event to be held at arenas. The footage featured all the familiar stunts of the previous movies, promoted as a thrilling show where cars …

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Queen of the Desert Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘Queen of the Desert’ is a Dune of Nihilism

Can Werner Herzog do no wrong? Find out by reading our movie review of Queen of the Desert: Werner Herzog is an incredibly talented filmmaker that is able to shoot some amazing footage of great locations. He proved it last year with his volcano documentary Into the Inferno and he proves it here as well with Queen of the Desert. Shot …

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Going in Style Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘Going in Style’ Steals More Laughs than Substance

Read our movie review of Going in Style to hear about all the goofiness and grumpiness: Zach Braff’s 21st century remake of Going in Style is a relatively light comedy. It touches on issues of tampered pensions and economic hardship, but no more than required for staging a heist. It tries to extract tears from the plight of its protagonist, but only enough …

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The Smurfs: The Lost Village Movie Review MovieSpoon.com

Movie Review: ‘The Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Is a Semi-Lost Cause

The Smurfs are back for their third movie! Read our movie review to get all the Smurfy details of The Smurfs: The Lost Village: As the first fully computer-animated Smurfs movie – a major improvement over the two previous live-action hybrid movies – I’ll admit that The Smurfs: The Lost Village does match the original cartoon in many aspects. The …

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