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Midway (2019) Review

A SOLID (YET OVERSTUFFED) WWII ACTION FILM   The epic and war-torn era of WWII has been at the forefront of cinematic storytelling. There’s been plenty of productions (both made for the big and small screen) that have showcased the grittiness, heroic, and somber tones of reality of this particular time period of which swept many of the great countries

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Frozen II (2019) Review

INTO THE UNKNOWN   Back in 2013, Walt Disney Pictures celebrated their 53rd animated feature film with the release of Frozen. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, the film, which starred the voice talents of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad, tells the story of a fearless princess (Anna) who sets off on a quest alongside

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Last Christmas (2019) Review

A TACKFUL HOLIDAY DRAMEDY / NOT A SHARP HOLIDAY ROM-COM   It’s that time of year…and its here. Whether you call the Christmas season or just simply the “holidays” (depending on what religious celebration you celebrate during the month of December), this is the season for the time of gift giving, gathering with loved ones, and joining in on the

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The Good Liar (2019) Review

OF SECRETS, LIES, AND DECEPTIONS   Tales of duplicity, con-artist, and deception have been a commonplace staple within the variety of cinematic features. Throughout the years, these storytelling features (often considered slow-burner thrillers), often focus their attention of particular character, which shows one façade (believing the individual is one), but, as things progress, the truth comes out; unraveling a duality

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Charlie’s Angels (2019) Review

AN UNINSPIRING (AND UNWANTED) REBOOT   Back in the mid-70s, ABC ran the television series Charlie’s Angels, an American crime drama show that followed under the premise of a wealthy mystery man named Charlie, who runs a detective agency via a speaker phone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detective were three beautiful women, who end up in a

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Downton Abbey (2019) Review

A LAVISHING CINEMATIC ENDEAVOR For the first half of the 2010s, the television show Downton Abbey served as a hallmark achievement in dramatic TV series that gain popularity and acclaim from both critics and viewers. Created by Julian Fellowes, the series, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downtown Abbey between 1912 to 1926, depicts the lives of the

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Arctic Dogs (2019) Review

AN UNMEMORABLE (AND DATED) ANIMATED FEATURE   While animation juggernaut studios will continue to make “waves” with their feature film releases (from the likes of such companies like Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, and Illumination Entertainment), more and more small animated studios have slowly been appearing in theaters (or other various media platforms); trying to catch the attention of its viewers within

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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Review

A RETURN TO “TERMINATOR” GLORY   The Terminator franchise has definitely seeing its ups and downs since its initial release, but a far cry from how it all began. Before today’s age of dystopian futures and its fixation in mainstream pop culture, director James Cameron premiered his sci-fi adventure film Terminator. As a film, Terminator was hit and vacuumed movie

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