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Movie Review: Stylish Highs and Nostalgic Lows in ‘T2: Trainspotting’

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What happened to Mark Renton, Spud, Sick Boy and Begbie? Read our movie review of T2 Trainspotting to find out: It’s been over 20 years since Ewan McGregor ran with the money, Ewen Bremner kept quiet, Robert Carlyle was caught by the police and Jonny Lee Miller lost his infant child to neglect. Did you forget all those moments from Trainspotting? Don’t …

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Movie Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Mighty Morphs into a Clunky Blockbuster

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Power Rangers is heavy on the nostalgia, but does it do the old show justice? Read our movie review to find out! It’s the strangest feeling to view something you grew up watching after school on television replicated on the big screen for a new generation. I recall being so into the Power Rangers that did battle with monsters that I’d draw …

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Movie Review: ‘The Boss Baby’ is a Mess in Need of Changing

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The Boss Baby is far from being the boss of laughs! Read our movie review here: The Boss Baby is the type of concept that seems better suited to an animated short or a series of shorts in the vain of Looney Tunes. The titular character of a baby in a business suit with all the mannerisms and physical behaviors of …

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Movie Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Boasts B-Movie Thrills

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Kong: Skull Island is a monster of a movie! Read our movie review to get all the explosive action: Picture if you will a scene where a bearded John C. Reilly fights off pterodactyls with a Japanese sword. Now picture Samuel L. Jackson shooting a giant spider multiple times in the face with a pistol. Then picture King Kong slurping up …

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Movie Review: The Light Laughs and Lovable Losers at ‘Table 19’

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Table 19 brings the laughs with wedding losers! Read our movie review now: It’s a familiar scenario, being invited to a wedding where you barely know anyone there. Either you’re a friend, a distant cousin or the black sheep of the family. You just feel out of place and unsure of what to do or say to anybody. I’ve seen my …

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Movie Review: ‘Live by Night’ is a Ben Affleck Snoozer

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Ben Affleck’s newest flick is less than impressive. Read our movie review of Live by Night to find out why the movie flopped: Ben Affleck looks good in a suit and fedora, but he seems rather stiff in the role of 1920s gangster Joe Coughlin in Live by Night. His expression is constantly mute, but not with some cold-hearted approach to violence. …

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Movie Review: ‘Silence’ is an Unshakable Experience

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Silence isn’t for the faint of heart. Read our movie review to find out why this might be Andrew Garfield’s best film yet: Martin Scorsese’s film Silence begins and ends with silence in darkness. There are many quiet moments such as these where the surrounding sounds will drop and leave the audience questioning the experience that unfolds on screen. In trying to …

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Movie Review: ‘La La Land’ is a Dazzling Dream of Musical Delights

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Read our movie review of La La Land to get the full story on all the music and wonder: La La Land opens in the busy traffic setting of Hollywood. It’s a typical depiction of the city’s constant gridlock, but this is a big cinematic musical. This is a world where drivers can get out of their cars and break into a …

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Movie Review: ‘Miss Sloane’ Plays Fast, Nasty & Clumsy with Politics

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Jessica Chastain shines in Miss Sloane–but is the rest of the movie up to snuff? Read our movie review to find out: In the first shot of Miss Sloane, the titular character reveals the secret to being a lobbyist is to always have an ace up your sleeve. In order to win, one must prepare for all the angles, conceal your …

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Movie Review: The Magic and Meandering of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Does Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them capture the magic of Harry Potter? Read our movie review to find out: One of the aspects that always bothered me about Harry Potter was how much of the focus was on the wizardry school of Hogwarts. No matter the dire situation or high amount of danger threatening the heroes, everything comes …

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