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Klaus (2019) Review

A CHRISTMAS ANIMATED MIRACLE   Santa, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, and so on and so forth. There are many names to the fictional character of Santa Claus, but all speak to the same iconic figure around the holiday season character (mainly from the Western Christian culture) who is said to bring gifts to the homes of

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21 Bridges (2019) Review

SOLID ACTING TALENTS IN AN OTHERWISE MEDIOCRE CRIME THRILLER   Throughout the many genres of cinematic tales, the subgenre of crime dramas is indeed one that has been done and redone for decades. Naturally, the idea of these crime dramas (sometimes could be refereed to as cop action thrillers), usually tend to rely heavily on the premise of law enforcement

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The Snowman (2017) Review

YOU CAN’T FORCE THE PIECES TO FIT   Norwegian native-born Jo Nesbø is a sort of jack-of-all trades. While he’s most known for his writing, Nesbø has also dabbled as a musician (the main vocalist and songwriter for the for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre) as well as a former economist (a stockbroker) and a freelance journalist. While talented

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Patriots Day Review

BOSTON STRONG   Of recent years, both actor Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg have teamed up together to produce a pair of movies that are “based on true life” events, but also grounded in the American heroism and human emotion. Their first collaborated together was in the 2014 movie Lone Survivor, which was based off of the book of

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The Accountant Review

HEAVY SIGH   Actor Ben Affleck has run the Hollywood gambit for many years, placing himself in a career that as fans and movie acolytes follow him through various film projects. Like all Hollywood actor hopefuls, Affleck started out in his career in smaller films or supporting roles in movies like Glory Daze, Chasing Amy, and Good Will Hunting. After

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