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My Spy (2020) Review

FUN & CUTE, BUT TOO FAMILIAR Back in 1990, moviegoers everywhere were introduced Kindergarten Cop, an action / comedy film that was released by Universal Pictures and directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the film lead role, the movie follows John Kimble, a tough police detective working undercover as a kindergarten teach to apprehend a known drug leader,

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Artemis Fowl (2020) Review

A MESSY AND BOTCHED YA FANTASY ADAPTATION   The success of the J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels has indeed captured the hearts and minds of millions or readers around the world; sparking a massive wizarding world franchise, including a film saga that spanned 8 movies of the seven original Potter books as well as new prequel spin-off in the works.

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Robert the Bruce (2020) Review

A TALE LIMITED BY CINEMATIC BUDGETS AND NARRATIVE SCOPE   Before director Ridley Scott’s sword and sandals epic Gladiator roared into theaters at the dawn of the new millennium, actor / director Mel Gibson delved into Scottish history for 1995’s epic drama film Braveheart. The movie, which starred Gibson in the lead role as well as Sophie Marceau, Angus Macfayden,

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Cinematic Flashback: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) Review

Shadowhunters. Half Angel, half human. Beings of immense power, strong enough to restore balance and protect the war in a war against evil. Everything you’ve heard…. about monsters, about nightmares, legends whispered around campfires. All the stories are true as Jason’s Movie Blog delves into the underworld of vampires, werewolves, and demon hunters for the “cinematic flashback” of 2013’s The

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The Lovebirds (2020) Review)

A MIDDLING PROJECT THAT’S BETTER ON PAPER A directing career that hasn’t seeing massive hit in quite some time, film director Michael Showalter spent the past couple of years in rather middling projects as a writer, producer, and actor. However, Showalter struck a unique opportunity when he directed The Big Sick, a romantic comedy film, in 2017. The film, which

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The Last Full Measure (2020) Review

VALOR DEFINED IN MANY WAYS War is waged by nations, but it is human beings that pay the price. While many wartime tales of battles being fought and over the victories that have been won, the aftermath of war has affected millions of individuals and, while the hardships of civilian lives are numerous, the “war coming home” for the soldiers

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Cinematic Flashback: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Review

The year was 1891. Storm clouds were brewing over Europe. France and Germany were at each other’s throat, the result of a series of bombings. Some said it was the Nationalists. Others, the anarchists. But, as usual, my friend Sherlock Holmes, had a different theory entirely as Jason’s Movie Blog present the latest “cinematic flashback” for the 2011 film Sherlock

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