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Christopher Robin warms the heart and the soothes the soul

“Christopher Robin,” is a heart-warming romp through a garden of Disney nostalgia.  “Christopher Robin,” directed by Marc Foster, showcases a sequel outing to the whole of A.A. Milne and E. H. Shepard’s classic tales. The titular character has grown up from his previous adventures with the living toys of the …

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp,’ a small but mighty success at the box office.

“Ant-Man and the Wasp,” directed by Peyton Reed, breeds scientific jargon with buddy cop humor to make a movie that anybody can and should enjoy.  Acting as both a sequel to 2015’s “Ant-Man” and this year’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” the action centers, or sometimes a charming lack thereof, on Scott Lang, an ex-con who after crossing paths with brilliant …

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Incredibles 2: a super sequel, film spectacular

The Incredibles 2, directed by Brad Bird, does the impossible: the film is the perfect sequel to an already incredible starting point.  A sequel outing featuring the titular super-family, the Parr’s, is led by family man Bob and stay-at-home mom Helen, appearing as the typical American family. The parents have …

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Deadpool 2 kills theatregoers with humor and action abound

Deadpool 2, starring Ryan Reynolds, is a raunchy, rambunctious, and raucous rickshaw ride from beginning to end, slaughtering the competition by being a thrilling endeavor, complete with beautifully choreographed fight scenes, comically timed dialogue, and a foray into the world of mutant relations.  The film focuses on Wade Wilson, our titular hero, who …

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Truth or Dare 

Snapchat is a social media platform focused on sending temporary photos or uploading said photos to a temporary story for all your friends to see. Snapchat has a feature called filters that will modify your face to change it into silly things like giving yourself puppy dog ears or making …

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Paramount Pictures

A Quiet Place

Directed by “The Office” star John Krasinski, “A Quiet Place” is a horror film that takes place after a species of monsters wipes out the planet. The only way to survive in this post-apocalyptic world is stay completely silent. The film follows Krasinski’s character’s family as they try to survive …

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Ready Player One

Kenton Hilderbrand reporter  Directed by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, “Ready Player One” is a film adaptation of a book of the same name.  It tells the story of a young, 20-something boy named Wade Watts who is living in some sort of post-apocalyptic or dystopian world—how the world ended up …

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Pacific Rim Uprising

“Pacific Rim Uprising” is the next installment of the Pacific Rim franchise. The original “Pacific Rim” was directed by the now Academy recognized director Guillermo del Toro, however, Del Toro chose to pass the directing job to someone else this time around and stepped down to producer and boy does …

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Verónica

From the director who brought us the darling indie/horror film, “[REC]” back in 2007, Paco Plaza, comes another Spanish horror film, “Verónica.” Departing from the found-footage style of filming for which his original film “[REC]” was known for, Plaza instead chooses a more traditional style (probably because people are tired …

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