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Enola Holmes (2020) Review (550th Review)

NOW, WHERE TO BEGIN?   The game is afoot” is the classic moniker catchphrase that’s accompany with the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes. Created by Sir Author Conan Doyle, the character of Sherlock Holmes (and his residence 221B Baker Street in London, England) has enchanted readers and viewers alike, following the clever English detective (usually set in the Victorian era)

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The Witches (2020) Review

VISUALLY FUN, BUT DERIVATE AND SLIGHTLY UNIMPRESSIVE   In children’s literature, Roald Dahl has certainly made a name for himself. Born from immigrant parents in Wales and serving in the Royal Air Force during WWII, Dahl went on to become a prominent writer in the 40s with noteworthy works in the field of children’s literary works as well as in

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The One and Only Ivan (2020) Review

AND DON’T YOU EVER FORGET IT!   With the rise of the streaming services, viewers have turned their attention a wide variety of selections, with Netflix, Hulu, and AppleTV+, and several other all clamoring for users to click onto their streaming sites (i.e. binge). Favorite movies, popular TV shows, and original content are common place and have become the main

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Magic Camp (2020) Review

NOT QUITE “MAGICAL” ENOUGH   The road to getting a theatrical feature film can be a very trying task with a host of problematic areas that play a contributing factor in making it to the big or small screen. The combination of studio interference and creative decisions can be one main culprit in such a example for a movie getting

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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candance Against the Universe (2020) Review

FERB, I KNOW WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO TODAY!   Back in 2008, Disney Channel released Phineas and Ferb, an animated comedy series that was produced by Disney Television Animation. Created by Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh for the Disney Channel and Disney XD, the show follows Phineas Flynn and his stepbrother Ferb Fletcher on summer vacation. Every day, the boys embark on some

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The Hight Note (2020) Review

A PREDICTABLE YET “COMFORT FOOD” DRAMEDY   The music industry is a tough business….to say the least. The “rise to stardom” has always been a coveted event for many aspiring talents from on-stage musician / singers to “behind the scenes” music producers. Unfortunately, the road to fame and glory has always been riddled with setbacks and challenges, which can come

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Mulan (2020) Review

A REMAKE THAT BRINGS “HONOR” TO ITS ANIMATED CLASSIC   In 1998, after the success of 1997’s Hercules, Walt Disney Studios released Mulan, their 36th animated feature film to moviegoers during the summertime. Directed by Barry Cook and Tony Bandcroft, the film, which starred the vocal talents of Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, and James Hong, takes place in

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Tenet (2020) Review

WE LIVE IN A TWILIGHT WORLD. AN INVERSION CINEMATIC EXPEREINCE.   Director Christopher Nolan is an acclaimed film director that many, including myself, have found to be exceptional in the execution of the films that he directs. While he’s been around for quite some time, developing several short films (both released unreleased), several first noticed Nolan’s work as a director

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