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Breakthrough (2019) Review

OF HOPE, FAITH, AND CINEMATIC PREDICTABLENESS   Whether we believe in it or not, the power miracles are something that many have been fascinated for years. The idea of something extraordinary happen in an otherwise unforeseen and unexpected way is hoping displayed of giving hope and sense of inspiration to whatever when the “miracle” occurs from a bleak / terrible

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Shazam! (2019) Review

A WILDLY FUN (YET CONVENTIONAL) SUPERHERO MOVIE   As Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) continues to provide moviegoers everywhere with its extensive cinematic library of Marvel character superhero adventures, the DCEU is trying to play catch up with its own realm of costumed heroes and superhuman beings. The studio, which falls under the movie studio control of Warner Bros. Pictures, has

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Pet Sematary (2019) Review

SOMETIMES DEAD IS BETTER   In the literary world, author Stephen King has been considered to be the “master of horror”; cultivating a steady collection of novels that expanded upon that ideas of that moniker name as well as producing a variety of fictional worlds in the suspense, supernatural, and dark fantasy realm. It’s no wonder that Hollywood would eventually

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Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Review

A “KILLER” PARADOXICAL SEQUEL   In 2017, Blumhouse Productions, a filmmaking studio that commonly produces horror style feature films, found critical and monetary success that year with their releases of Spilt and Get Out; both of which gained positive reviews from critics and moviegoers alike. In amongst those two popular releases, the studio also released the movie Happy Death Day;

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Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Review

VISUALLY ENTERTAINING, BUT INCOMPLETE   Over the past thirty years, the stylish cartoon tales of Japanese anime has all been a popular genre for many; findings this animated realm appealing with its variety of stories to tell. Given the plethora of different styles of anime (ranging from feature films to TV series), it comes as no surprise that Hollywood has

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Us (2019) Review

THE TIES THAT BIND US   Over the past several years, Jordan Peele has definitely been making a name for himself on both the big and small screen. While he started in small roles on shows like MADtv, Childrens Hospital, and Fargo, Peele gained some notoriety when he started on the sketch comedy TV show Key & Peele, which aired

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Five Feet Apart (2019) Review

THE FAULT IN OUR TEEN ROMANCE   It goes without saying that teen movies have become a dime a dozen in the Hollywood industry of filmmaking. While it’s most a subgenre of sorts (could be various film genres), teen movies have been around for some time, with some fan favorites being produced back in 80s like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast

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Isn’t It Romantic (2019) Review

A HUMOROUS SATRICAL ROM-COM   With Hollywood studios investing money in big-budgeted tentpole features or in smaller scale artistic films (ones that are worthy of Oscar / award nominations), the subgenre of romantic comedies is left somewhere in the middle of those two extreme juggernaut film genres. Naturally, romantic comedies movies, which are both a subgenre to both the romance

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