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Rio 2 Review

TALENTED AND COLORFUL, BUT OVERSTUFFED AND UNNECESSARY   Back in 2011, Rio was a surprising hit, grossing nearly half a billion at the box office. This animated “Fish out of water” tale of Blue, a domesticated blue macaw bird, and his misadventure in the city of Rio de Janeiro was well met; appealing to viewers with a good story, colorful

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Now You See Me 2 Review

AN UNDERWHELMING SECOND ACT   Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see” was the famous tagline used in the 2013 movie Now You See Me. Directed by Louis Leterrier, this film followed the exploits of the “Four Horsemen”, four gifted magicians (Atlas, McKinney, Reeves, and Wilder) who pull off large-than-life magic tricks

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American Ultra Review

A HALF-BAKED MASHUP   The stoner comedy genre has had a long line of famous movies, including Dazed & Confused, Half-Baked, Friday, and any Cheech & Chong movie. There is also a long line of action spy movies like the James Bond films, The Bourne series, and the Mission Impossible movies. Both genres have endeared over the years, developing new

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