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Saturday, 18 November 2017 10:36

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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The better movie season is finally here, and let's see what's new for you this week at the flicks!

Monday, 06 November 2017 15:25

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Bad Moms Christmas

This bunch is back again, and this time taking on Christmas.

Saturday, 21 October 2017 11:07

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Only The Brave

This is a movie that is a great example of a story that should be told, and takes you somewhere you have never been before.  Both are huge checks in the plus column.

Friday, 08 September 2017 11:32

MOVIE REVIEW - IT

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At last!  THE movie adaptation of Stephen King's 1,100 page thriller IT, comes to the big screen this week, and it is terrific.

Thursday, 10 August 2017 16:52

MOVIE REVIEW - In Theaters Now

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Let's get caught up on what is out there for you at the flicks.

Friday, 21 July 2017 08:11

MOVIE REVIEW - Dunkirk

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Director Christopher Nolan gets a lot of praise for his movies, some of it warranted.  As decent as some of his directed movies have been, I have been slow to get on the bandwagon. I do believe his movies have flaws.  But this is terrific!

Saturday, 08 July 2017 18:29

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Baby Driver

This is terrific!  A great cast led by Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, John Hamm, Ansel Elgort, and Lily James.  This gets a ton of originality points with me.

  

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It's the story of Baby, (Elgort) a young hot shot getaway driver with a small group of big time bank robbers.  Baby has a back story that is interesting and and original. He falls in love with Deborah, (James) and decides he wants out of the crime business. But his boss (Spacey) feels differently.



This is fun, fast, well paced and  a story you have not seen before, with original characters and good performances.  HUGE kudos to Lily James, she is amazing as the reluctant love interest and is a very nice break from the fast pace of the much of this movie.  Terrific soundtrack too, adds a ton to this incredible script.

Baby Driver - Flat out good!

 

The Beguiled

This should have been much better than it is, and that's a shame. All the parts were assembled together for this to be really strong.  Adapted by Sophia Coppola, and starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning and Colin Farrell. 

National critics are loving this, but the public is not.  It's the story taking place in 1864 Virginia.  A school for woman takes in a wounded Northern soldier (Farrell) in the waning days of the Civil War. He is badly injured and they bring him back to health, even though the are Southern Loyalists.  Then the problems begin.  They have not seen a man in years, and he a dishonest guy with ideas about how he can "benefit" from being locked up with many lonely women.  How do they take revenge? Or deal with him?

 
This lacks teeth.  Yes, there is some nice acting, and some twists that are interesting, but this lacks a any real direction, and there is really no strong end payoff.  This could have been way more compelling and way more scary, but this just comes up as a movie packaged way better than produced.

The Beguiled - disappointing.

The House

Will Farrell and Amy Poehler can be funny people, or maybe used to be funny people.  But quite frankly, I feel they are just out of ideas and have been for a while.

I am sure you know the premise here, and if you've seen the trailer, there is no real reason to see the movie.  You have seen all of it.  There is not one thing here that is new, original, and the laughs are few.



The House - Huge flop and flat out bad.

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 09:25

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now!

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Megan Leavey

There are some movies that are not going to be gigantic hits, but deserve to be made.  This is one of those.

Sunday, 04 June 2017 14:31

MOVIE REVIEW - Wonder Woman

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It's no secret, I am not a fan of the millions of unneeded Superhero movies. There are too many, they come out to fast, and they all look the same. -  But this -  this is really something.

Friday, 26 May 2017 09:34

MOVIE REVIEW - Baywatch

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The much hyped Baywatch satirical movie is here with The Rock and Zac Efron.

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