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Men in Black: International (2019) Review

A FAR FROM STELLAR SPIN-OFF / REBOOT ENDEAVOR   Back in 1997, Men in Black debuted in theaters; inviting moviegoers to partake in an amusing and silly entertainment that blended sci-fi aspects with late 90s action / comedy nuances. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Men in Black, which starred musician / actor Will Smith and actor Tommy Lee Jones follows the

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Ma (2019) Review

GET HOME SAFE!   In recent years, Blumhouse Productions have been one of the most renowned Hollywood production studios to release horror feature films. While the movie doesn’t “exclusive” produce only horror theatrical movies (i.e. the do other movies from other genres), the studio’s “claim to fame” has always been the stuff scares, thrills, and thoroughly creeps moviegoers out. The

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) Review

A DISAPPOINTING & LACKLUSTER FINALE   Mutation. It is the key to our evolution. It is how we have evolved from a single-cell organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few millennia evolution leaps forward. Thus, the idea of X-Men, the long running and beloved Marvel

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Review

ONE KING TO RULE THEM ALL   In 2014, Hollywood took another chance in the iconic Japanese giant kaiju monster creation with the movie Godzilla; presenting viewers with a potential first installment in a planned shared cinematic universe dubbed “MonsterVerse”. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the film, which starred Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, and Bryan Cranston, followed the story

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Rocketman (2019) Review

BASED ON A TRUE FANTASY   Elton John….the man, the myth, the musical legend. The fascination and wonder of Elton John (both him and his music) has captured the attention of millions of people and spanning decades through several generations. His numerous #1 hit songs have become timeless as well, with their releases been something that almost everyone knows and

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Booksmart (2019) Review

GETTING STRAIGHT A’S, GIVING ZERO F’S   Throughout the years, the usage of the high school “coming of age” comedy / drama movie presentation is something that has been universal, speaking to the newest and latest adolescent / young adults’ viewers within its cinematic undertaking. Most of these tales speak of high school teenager, following an individual (or group) through

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Brightburn (2019) Review

EVIL HAS FOUND ITS SUPERHERO   The idea of superheroes has always been a point of fascination with comic books lovers, examining the many lives of fictional comic book creations through either gadgets and robotic mechanics or endowed with superhuman abilities from experimentations or gifted from birth. What’s become more apparent (over the years) is with these comic book superheroes

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