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January 28, 2022
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Review: Godzilla and Kong face off in a classic monster flick

By | Apr 13, 2021

“Godzilla vs. Kong” is a new monster action movie directed by Adam Wingard and is the fourth installment in Warner Bros.’ “MonsterVerse.”


Review: New comedy features more cliches than genuine humor

By | Apr 5, 2021

Despite Andre’s classic insanity appearing in moments throughout the film, “Bad Trip” isn’t as special as it could, and perhaps should, have been.


Review: New Zack Snyder project is a monument of cinematic escapism

By | Mar 24, 2021

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” appeals to the most childlike desire for seeing a band of superhumans and one rich man dressed as a bat.


Review: Film with potential botches humorous concept

By | Mar 22, 2021

If viewers have wondered what type of film would result from a decade of studio interference, a watered-down screenplay and an unfilmable concept, “Chaos Walking” is their answer.


Review: Video game inspired action film is full of fun

By | Mar 21, 2021

“Boss Level” is a video game-inspired action sci-fi film on Hulu. Creative stunts and an interesting concept make the film a fun watch.


Review: A cast of famous comedians fail to save an unfunny sequel

By | Mar 18, 2021

If “Coming to America” did not exist, then perhaps “Coming 2 America” would work as an overextended pilot to a sitcom predetermined for a short lifespan.


Review: Disney’s latest princess film is empowering and inclusive

By | Mar 15, 2021

While the triumph of “Raya and the Last Dragon” does not dismiss Disney’s deep, dirty history of racial inequity, it is a massive step in the right direction.


Review: New Disney superhero movie embodies imagination

By | Mar 11, 2021

Disney+’s “Flora & Ulysses” perfectly captures this sense of imagination in a family-friendly adventure filled with laughs, charm and plenty of heart.


Review: Tom and Jerry brings fun for the whole family

By | Mar 11, 2021

Tom and Jerry have returned to the big screen with their famous hijinks. “Tom and Jerry,” directed by Tim Story, tells the tale of the classic cartoon cat and mouse with a modern twist.


Review: New era feminist movie feels all too performative

By | Mar 10, 2021

“Moxie,” directed by Amy Poehler, is a movie that represents the new era of feminism — white feminism, that is. 


Review: Jazz singer biopic is a swing and a miss

By | Mar 9, 2021

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” Hollywood’s latest conveyor-belt music biopic is an insulting depiction of one of the finest singers of the swing era.


Review: Film lacks authenticity with big name Hollywood star

By | Mar 5, 2021

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” is a slow slog through the desert with actor Frances McDormand. The use of a Hollywood name like McDormand makes the film feel less authentic than Zhao’s other works.