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

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

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

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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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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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