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Skyscraper (2018)
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Skyscraper (2018)

Posted  July 14, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Okay, moviegoers, it’s time to get on board the nostalgia train again, although Skyscraper isn't a sequel or reboot. But the latest Dwayne Johnson action film is inspired by past movies and has a paint-by-numbers look to it ...

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Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
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Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

Posted  July 6, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

It’s obviously been a big 2018 for Marvel Studios and Disney. In February they released Black Panther, which enjoyed all kinds of critical and financial success. It served as a precursor to Avengers: Infinity War, which to date is ...

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Posted  July 1, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

In the midst of the summer blockbusters, past all the superheroes, the big explosions, the spaceships and dangerous dinosaurs is some much needed calm. The need for peace and quiet is requested from, not just overworked parents of hyperactive kids ...

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

Posted  June 30, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Some things need to be left alone. In cinema, that idea is routinely ignored as every year a sequel, prequel or spinoff is released. With Sicario, the 2015 feature from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve, its brooding intensity left unforgettable impressions ...

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American Animals (2018)
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American Animals (2018)

Posted  June 24, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

When thinking of heist films, you normally imagine Danny Ocean (George Clooney) with his smooth and effortless style and flawless planning. He is personable and likeable, and thus being a con artist and thief comes off as an admirable profession ...

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Posted  June 23, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

I don’t know about you, but I’m over the Jurassic Park/World franchise. The original, Jurassic Park, was released 25 years ago and benefitted from a good script from Michael Crichton (who authored the book the film was ...

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Incredibles 2 (2018)
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Incredibles 2 (2018)

Posted  June 17, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Fourteen years is a long to time wait for something to return. Heck, 14 minutes can be a long time to wait for anything. But in regards to the 2004’s highly successful The Incredibles, the long wait for a ...

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Tag (2018)
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Tag (2018)

Posted  June 14, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

If there’s an aspect of cinema that’s wonderful, it’s its uncanny ability to reignite feelings of nostalgia and of simpler times when there wasn’t a care in the world. This is a different form of nostalgia ...

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Ocean's 8 (2018)
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Ocean's 8 (2018)

Posted  June 10, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

After the all-female Ghostbusters film failed to make a positive impression with audiences, when the all-female Ocean’s reboot was announced it seemed like a dicey proposition. The 2016 Ghostbusters didn’t work because many felt it didn’t encompass ...

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Hereditary (2018)
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Hereditary (2018)

Posted  June 9, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

I wasn’t prepared for this. But considering how inventive Ari Aster’s Hereditary is, not being prepared is the best way to go when viewing this for the first time.

Hereditary is the feature film debut for the 30-something ...

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