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10 Best Zombie Movies Ever

Since I love gore and head explosions, I thought I’d make a list of the best zombie movies ever to be produced. Since many people overlook the films in this list, you may be shocked. 10. Re-Animator (1985) – Directed...

Annabelle: Creation Review

What makes a scary movie, scary?  Is it the music, that slowly builds as the scenes get more intense?  Is it the audience members screaming out uncontrollably, as some type of emotional or traumatic release, trying to convince the participants on the screen to do something (as if they can hear them) because the suspense is too much?  Maybe it is the disturbing noises that are heard but not seen.  Whatever it may be, Annabelle:  Creation masters all the above.  The prequel, although not flawless, intelligently tells the story of the demonic possessed doll, the most intriguing case file of the renowned demonologist Ed and Lorraine Warren.

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Dunkirk Review

With a few lines of prologue and a lack of any traditional exposition, Dunkirk immediately hurls the audience into the tense atmosphere that encapsulated the aforementioned beach during one of the Allied Forces’ lowest moments...

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Atomic Blonde Review

Charlize Theron cinematic presence cannot be denied.  She is very convincing as a seductive but deadly agent trying to figure who to trust.  Her first on screen appearance defines her character as you witness her banged up, black and blue bruise body, emerging from a bathtub full of ice.  Then slowly turning towards the camera, with a badly blacken eye enjoying a cigarette after a seemingly hard day of work.  Theron looks like a model straight off the cover of vogue, but fights like cornered salivating Pitbull. She has ice in her veins, but has a lukewarm place in her heart for the less fortunate or for the ones she truly cares about.  But if you cross her, the outcome is the same – badly beaten or death.  Theron’s performance combined with the intense action scenes overcomes the complicated story line.

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Girls Trip Review

Imagine The Hangover meets Sex in the City.  Instead of having Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha, there is Ryan (Hall) the well-established television personality with seemingly perfect life and marriage. Sasha (Latifah), once an award-winning journalist, now an online tabloid journalist trying to get the next big story before she loses everything. Lisa (Pinkett Smith) the former party girl, now a divorce mom with two kids, trying to loosen up and find her “true” self.  Last, but certainly not least, Dina (Haddish), the brash, say what’s on her mind, “ride or die” friend whose rebellious behavior always lands her in “hot water”.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

As a potluck of intellectual originality, Spider-Man:  Homecoming gives you a lot to “chew on”.  From Captain America’s hilarious cameos, to the introduction of an old character as new that gives you that “ah ha” moment. The film captures the essence of naive teenage Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man, enticing you to fall in love with the character all over again.  It finishes with a bang and has you craving for more, anxiously awaiting the next installment.

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Baby Driver

Director: Edgar Wright Cast: Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, and Kevin Spacey Genre: Action, Crime, Music Release Date: Wednesday June 28th, 2017 From the opening credits until the closing credits Baby Driver...

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The Mummy Review

So, as you enter the theater, sliding into the comfortable new leather recliner movie seats (if you have not experienced this, it is certainly a must), eating your large popcorn with extra butter and nice cold drink to watch The Mummy, keep this in mind: action and special effects first, plot and substance last. But it still makes for one hell of a ride; for the summer that is.

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Wonder Woman Review

Sometimes it takes a strong woman to help a franchise rise from the ashes of death. Wonder Woman has help breathe life into the DC movie franchise that was once flat lining on the death bed of comic book film lore. When the credits started to role, members of the audience were clapping, ensuring that Wonder Woman will grace the silver screen once more. D.C. welcome to the party, we all have been waiting.

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Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant follows the formula of its predecessor, just when everything is quiet and moving along at a comfortable pace, all “hell breaks loose”. And when things go wrong, they go terribly wrong. There is another breed of alien, not fully develop but just as ferocious. It seems to set the mood and the anticipation of what’s to come. But, unfortunately what’s to come is a mix bag of intellectual hyperbole, kung fu fighting androids, and blood and guts. If you are of fan of Prometheus, then this is for you. But, regrettably, I am not.

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Funkadelic Ride of Alien Proportions

Loaded with an awesome mix tape vol. 2 of seventies hit songs, Guardians of the Galaxy takes you on an intergalactic roller coaster ride. From Parliament to Earth, Wind, and Fire, to the Looking Glass to Cheap Trick, you are truly entrenched in the movie like that of a “quiet storm” radio night as you go into a hypnotic state of reminisce while listening to your favorite songs.

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Sleight Review 2017

After seeing the previews and walking into the theater, I did question whether I was “hoodwinked” into watching a live action version of the early 2000’s cartoon, Static Shock about a teenage boy who was exposed to mutagen gas during a gang fight that gave him electromagnetic powers. But the film is far from that. It is gritty and heart felt attempt of making a movie with a super heroic theme; ordinary

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The Fate of the Furious Review

The Fate of The Furious keeps up with the franchise brethren with the abundance of car chases, gun fights, hand to hand combat, and a ton of explosions. But, I must admit, although it is very unrealistic by ordinary standards, in the world of The Fast and The Furious franchise, it was certainly entertaining and stands up as one of the best in the series.

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Ghost in the Shell 2017 Review

The film is a visual masterpiece. It captures the essence of a futuristic cyber robotic world filled with holograms, tall skyscraper buildings, and bright colors with floating street lights. It is a cross between Aeon Flux and Blade Runner. Now, if you do not know or have not seen one or both previously mentioned films, please save your time and sit this one out. The “Matrix-like” action scenes are full of martial arts moves, furious gun battles and explosions. But that’s it. Is that enough? Maybe?

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T2 Trainspotting 2

Who says you says you can’t go back home? The long awaited sequel to Trainspotting is out and it answers many questions that we had when the cult film ended 20 years ago. Danny Boyle has brought back his eclectic style that made...

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Slither (2006)

Slither (2006) Everybody’s got to start somewhere, and before James Gunn gained fame writing and directing Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, he kicked off his directing career with Slither. The sci-fi/horror movie, also written...

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Before I Fall

One could call this a groundhog day for young adults but there’s no Bill Murray or a ton of humor. This is a newer take on re living the same day over and over but trying to appeal to the younger demographic. Based off the...

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Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the sea is a beautiful movie about a depressed, irritable man called Lee. Lee gets a call asking him to  come back to his hometown because his brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named...

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Logan Review 2017

From the opening scene, I knew that this was not the Wolverine of years past, but a brand-new era. The body count was high and the savagery was endless. Body parts and blood splatter were plentiful. As the metal band, The Drowning Pool, so poignantly stated in their 2001 metal anthem, “Let the Bodies Hit the Floor”.

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Get Out 2017

Get Out is about an African-American man, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), visiting his girlfriend’s family for the very first time. He is concerned that his girlfriend (Allison WIlliams) has not told her family that she is dating an African-American man and seems unsure of how he will be accepted. Once he arrives at the family estate in Alabama, he notices that some people are acting odd. And the people he notices acting strange are all African-American. There are warnings that he should “get out”, but this seems to be much easier said than done.

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Ezra

Cast : Prithviraj Sukumaran, Priya Anand, Tovino Thomas, VijayaRaghavan Story-Screenplay-Direction : Jay K Genre : Horror-Thriller Released : 10-Feb-2017 It was an era when Jewish settlements exist in Kerala. A story based on...

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Captain Fantastic

Imagine growing up in the pacific northwest with no internet, no cell phones and no television. The film Captain Fantastic takes you on a journey with Viggo Mortensen (Lord of the Rings trilogy) who is raising his six children...

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Assassin’s Creed

Director: Justin Kurzel Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Ariane Labed, Denis Menochet Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Released: 1st Jan 2017  ...

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Moulin Rouge (1952)

I think anyone whose feelings are so sensitive that they feel tenderly for people getting treated badly because they have a disability, or anybody who has a disability themselves will love this movie. The main character in this...

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Doctor Strange

Director: Scott Dickenson Cast: Benedict Comberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Rachael McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Released: 27...

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Sully

Sully tells the true story of airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who successfully managed to execute an emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009. Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, it is a tale of quiet...

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Sully

“No good deed goes unpunished.” – Murphy As nauseatingly cliche as this familiar mantra from the annals of Murphy’s Law sounds, it is regrettably still true. Most of us have probably experienced the...

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Suicide Squad (2016)

The DC Universe has only begun its unveiling. Do you think what lies ahead is promising if the 2016 releases are of any indication of what is in store for us? First it was “The Bat” taking on the “Son of Krypton” in a disputably...

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Suicide Squad (2016)

 Warner Bros. and DC Comics are on a rocky mountain top this year (2016). First, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”, while successful, did not prove to be a hit for the two companies. Now, it seems like these two giants are...

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Schindler’s List (1993)

SCHINDLERS LIST is Jewel. Evil and indifference we see all around us every day. And there are times when goodness is as rare as lamplight in a howling storm – Michael Wilmington 93’ The brutal realism of WWII, countless crimes...

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