Category Archives: Reviews

Wonder Park (2019) Review

BIG IMAGINATION THAT FALTERS IN ITS POTENTIAL   Imagination is a powerful thing. It’s the essence of exploring and developing creativity at its fullest; unleashing wild and crazy ideas that can be both fun and innovated to the world. The usage of imagination has taken many avenues in various outlets, including science, literary, business, and (most importantly) the arts. Within

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Cold Pursuit (2019) Review

AN UNEVEN DARK HUMOR THRILLER   Actor Liam Neeson has definitely made a name for himself in Hollywood. The Northern Ireland actor has turned a fine career of being leading man, but (like many actors in Tinseltown) humbly began in either smaller feature films or in supporting roles with some recognizable rising acting talents, including actors Mel Gibson and Anthony

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Little (2019) Review

BIG IDEAS, LITTLE VALUE   The idea of individuals “switch places” has been commonplace theme throughout the years of filmmaking. This can be a combination of trading lifestyles (Trading Places), a physical altering change (Big, 13 Going on 30, and Seventeen Again), or even a sort of switching bodies with another individual (Freaky Friday and Wish Upon a Star). As

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Where’d You Go Bernadette (2019) Review

A QUIRKY, CONFUSING, AND BLAND DRAMEDY   Film adaptations from bestselling books are a dime a dozen of recent Hollywood feature endeavors. The idea of “page to screen” isn’t exactly new or anything, but it has proven to work by bringing to life popular novels, beloved tales, and bestselling literary stories to the silver screen. The inherit hype of bringing

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A Madea Family Funeral (2019) Review

A MESSY SLAPDASH FAREWELL   Tough, crass, and always has something to say, Mabel “Madea” Simmons is a fictional character that was created by actor/ writer / director (yeah that’s quite an impressive list) Tyler Perry. This elderly African-American character has been fan-favorite of Perry’s works, debuting her in his recorded stage play I Can Do Bad All by Myself

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The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Review

A DERIVATIVE AND FAMILIAR DRAMEDY   Over the past several years, movies narratives about dogs have taken center stage; tugging at the heartstrings of viewer’s attention with their cuteness and emotional struggles. The idea of “man’s best friend” has always been a fascinating format for audience members to care about the friendship / companionship between a canine (whatever the breed

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Angel Has Fallen (2019) Review

A PASSABLE “NO GUTS, NO GLORY” THREEQUEL   It’s been several years since movie character Mike Banning displayed his big-screen heroics and larger-than-life bravado in his Fallen (or Has Fallen as some are calling it) action saga. Beginning back in 2013 with the release of the movie Olympus Has Fallen, the story centers around Mike Banning, a former 75th Ranger

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Overcomer (2019) Review

WHAT DEFINES WHO YOU ARE?   Looking beyond the standard releases of expensive superhero features, lavishing period piece dramas, gruesomely violent horror endeavors, popular animated films, so-so comedy pieces, and a plethora of “page to screen” adaptations, faith-based movies get their usual yearly releases; presenting narratives of religious nuances within their storytelling. The ideas of a person (or group) facing

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47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Review

DEAD IN THE WATER   Back in 2017, in a summer time release of favorable / anticipated movie releases like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and War for the Planet of the Apes, the release of 47 Meters Down was a bit of a surprise. Directed by Johannes Roberts, the film, which starred Mandy Moore

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