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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Posted  Nov. 11, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

When it comes to iconic singer Freddie Mercury, fans the world over were treated to a beautiful voice (four-octave!) contained within a consummate showman. Mercury was destined to be a star and he did everything he could as the lead ...

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Overlord (2018)
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Overlord (2018)

Posted  Nov. 10, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

At one time rumored to be a part of the Cloverfield universe, Overlord is decidedly not. Co-written by Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games) and Mark L. Smith (The Revenant), and directed by Julius Avery, Overlord is both a ...

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mid90s (2018)
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mid90s (2018)

Posted  Oct. 28, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Since my childhood was spent during the 80s and 90s, it was obvious I would pay close attention to a film called mid90s. Its trailer instantly spoke to me – skateboard kids wearing baggy clothing and listening to genre-defining hip-hop, punk ...

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Halloween (2018)
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Halloween (2018)

Posted  Oct. 21, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

With Halloween around the corner it makes sense Hollywood would release few horror films. - it’s the perfect way to capitalize on the scares the day brings. And with it being the 40th anniversary, writer-producer-director David Gordon Green and writer-producer ...

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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Posted  Oct. 14, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

The latest from writer-director Drew Goddard is clearly influenced by Quentin Tarantino. Bad Times at the El Royale is a slick yet grimy feature that comes in with some weight but still maintains style. It is an ensemble piece with ...

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First Man (2018)
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First Man (2018)

Posted  Oct. 13, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

After his La La Land won 6 Oscars in 2017, many wondered what director-writer Damien Chazelle would do for an encore. Besides the awards, which was capped off by a Best Picture win (then controversial loss), Chazelle almost single-handedly reinvigorated ...

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A Star Is Born (2018)
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A Star Is Born (2018)

Posted  Oct. 7, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

It seems once every generation A Star Is Born needs to be remade. The latest, co-written, co-produced, and directed by co-star Bradley Cooper, is the fourth film version, the first since the 1976 release starring Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson ...

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Venom (2018)
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Venom (2018)

Posted  Oct. 6, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Thanks to Disney and Marvel, comic book superheroes are synonymous with cinema. The 2008 release of Iron Man proved that ancillary comic properties could rule the box office. It kickstarted what we know today as the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ...

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Night School (2018)
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Night School (2018)

Posted  Sept. 30, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Kevin Hart is a funny comedian but he’s not a funny actor. None of his movies are funny, unless you count his brief appearance in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Top Five and The Five-Year Engagement are funny but Hart wasn ...

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The Predator (2018)
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The Predator (2018)

Posted  Sept. 16, 2018  by  Justin-Velasquez

Another day another reboot. Actually, this time around audiences are being “treated” to a sequel to 1987’s Predator, the sci-fi actioner starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and one ugly alien who hunts for sport. One of the original film’s cast ...

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