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The Big Sick
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The Big Sick

Posted  July 16, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Based on its success at Sundance earlier this year, The Big Sick seems to be a feature which would help revive the rom-com. It was snatched up by Amazon Studios for $12 million, and its star and co-writer, Kumail Nanjiani ...

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War for the Planet of the Apes
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War for the Planet of the Apes

Posted  July 15, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

War for the Planet of the Apes is the third and presumably final film of the rebooted Planet of the Apes film series. Its 2011 original was a surprising success, considering the Tim Burton-Mark Wahlberg collaboration in 2001 was so-so ...

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Spider-Man: Homecoming
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Spider-Man: Homecoming

Posted  July 8, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

When it comes to the Spider-Man film franchise I guess the sixth time’s a charm. Since 2002, everyone’s favorite neighborhood crime fighter has gone through multiple makeovers. Audiences have weathered director Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire’s take ...

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Baby Driver
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Baby Driver

Posted  June 28, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

With the big summer films sporting all kinds of special effects and top of the line CGI, it’s refreshing to see a new release that’s gone back to basics. Taking note from George Miller’s cue, who scored ...

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The Book of Henry
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The Book of Henry

Posted  June 25, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Usually before a director takes on a tentpole project, one likes to stay sharp by tackling a smaller feature that doesn’t come attached with expectations. Colin Trevorrow, the director responsible for Jurassic World, has followed suit with a project ...

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Transformers: The Last Knight
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Transformers: The Last Knight

Posted  June 21, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Michael Bay, with all of his big explosions, high-tech CGI, epic world-building, poor writing, borderline racist and misogynist jokes, and overly long expositions, is someone I have to admire considering the consistency of his soullessness. Since 2007 he’s been ...

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Rough Night
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Rough Night

Posted  June 16, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

With Wonder Woman making a statement when it comes to female superheroes, it’s only fitting that women show off their comedic chops, too. Enter Rough Night, a Weekend at Bernie’s-Very Bad Things hybrid that’s seemingly inspired ...

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Wonder Woman (2017)
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Wonder Woman (2017)

Posted  June 3, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

I don’t know what’s going on with DC and Warner Brothers, but they haven’t gotten much right in regards to their DCEU. They’ve released three films so far – Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of ...

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Baywatch
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Baywatch

Posted  May 29, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

We can thank, or possibly blame, the film version of 21 Jump Street for the high amount of television shows-turned-comedic-films trend. Behind slick and meta writing, that 2012 action-comedy surprised audiences and critics, and along with its self-awareness made for ...

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Raw (2016)
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Raw (2016)

Posted  May 29, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Every once in awhile a film comes along that is so audacious and intense that seemingly everyone talks about it. With its premiere at Cannes in 2016, French filmmaker Julia Ducournau has brought to audiences exactly that type of feature ...

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