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Posted May 02, 2018in Film Review

‘Super Troopers 2’

Grass may be clipped from this stoner flick, but it’s far from a drug-free zone. In 2002, Broken Lizard exploded onto the scene with their stoner-comedy “Super Troopers.” While the film holds an approval rating of 35 percent based on 88 reviews, with an average rating of 5/10, it quickly

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Posted April 04, 2018in Film Review

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’

Big robots fighting even bigger monsters — what’s not to like? If you thought the globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was the last of it, get ready for the all-out assault on humanity in “Pacific Rim Uprising.” It’s been

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Posted February 28, 2018in Film Review

‘Black Panther’

A radically different kind of comic book movie Due to the recent oversaturation of the superhero genre, many have developed a fatigue to these movies by now and are tired of seeing the same old thing rehashed over and over again. Worry not, viewer — “Black Panther” stands alone among

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Posted January 31, 2018in Film Review

‘I, Tonya’ is fearless, ferocious and very funny.

“America. They want someone to love, but they want someone to hate … There’s no such thing as truth. I mean it’s bullshit!” —Tonya Harding Kids today are often told they can do anything or be anyone. But not too long ago, they were told they had best toe the

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Posted January 03, 2018in Film Review

An emotional wallop

“The Last Jedi” does not “go the way you think.” A long time ago in a move theater far, far away, a completely unique and wondrous story was conceived, written and adapted to the silver screen. It was filled with captivating characters, memorable moments and incredible ideas. These weren’t actors

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Posted December 06, 2017in Film Review

“Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”

A fantastic dark comedy with great performances “The more you keep a case in the public eye, the better your chances are at getting it solved.” Whether or not you believe the quote, this does posit a rather interesting idea. What lengths would you go to ensure there’s justice for

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Posted November 01, 2017in Film Review

“The Foreigner”

Forget what the 1990’s taught us about Jackie Chan. If everything you loved was taken from you, what would you do to get a hold of the people responsible? It’s a familiar story with a resurgence in popularity thanks to the ever-quotable Liam Neeson in “Taken.” However, “The Foreigner” takes the premise a step

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Posted October 04, 2017in Film Review

“Kingsmen: The Golden Circle”

A steady shot of adrenaline from start to finish Following the success of its first installment, “Kingsmen: The Golden Circle” takes the best parts of the universe it’s created for itself, and gives a few simple spins to keep things exciting and fun. The action begins right out of the

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Posted September 06, 2017in Film Review

“Logan Lucky”

It’s “Ocean’s Eleven” meets “Joe Dirt” in Soderbergh’s new heist flick. The Logan boys aren’t known for their looks. They aren’t known for their smarts. And they certainly aren’t known for their luck. But are those really reasons to keep one from attempting to rob one of the most popular

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Posted August 02, 2017in Film Review

Never surrender

“Dunkirk” is a minimalist masterpiece from director Christopher Nolan We enter the town of Dunkirk with a group of five young men who appear to be looking for any rations or materials of value left within the city. Pamphlets fall from the sky and inform those Allied forces still in

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