Big Hero 6

I know I am part of an infinitesimal minority, but I wish Hollywood would consider a one-year moratorium on superhero films. Between all the origin stories, the sequels, the spinoffs, the spoofs and the too-soon reboots, I have had my fill of big-name actors in ridiculous outfits allowing their stunt doubles or digital stand-ins to save […]

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Hotel Transylvania 3

Adam Sandler and his spooky pals take a “Summer Vacation” and remind us all of the power of acceptance and understanding. Even on a good day, it’s easy to feel like America has turned into a horror movie, where the terrors of “The Purge” franchise feel all too real outside of the theater. The need […]

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Tonight I checkout out “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” released in 2019, and I will let everyone know what I thought about it. If you are a child of the 90s or the parent of one then you absolutely know what Pokemon are. These animal-like creatures live in the Pokemon Universe (obviously) and have human trainers who […]

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How to Train Your Dragon 3

Over the course of the 15 years between Toy Story and Toy Story 3, Pixar Animation Studios underwent a monumental evolution from a computer firm taking its first steps into animation to an industry-changing powerhouse. Over the nine years between How to Train Your Dragon and the new trilogy-capper How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, DreamWorks Animation went through […]

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Dangal

Aamir Khan stars in Nitesh Tiwari’s film based on the true story of a former Indian national wrestling champ who battles the status quo to train his two young daughters to be world-class contenders. Director Nitesh Tiwari wisely waits until the final moments of Dangal to bring out the big guns. Where another Indian filmmaker might have […]

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Finding Dory

A popular topic that has been bobbing about the internet these days: Will the summer of Hollywood’s sequel and prequel box-office discontent bounce back with the arrival of “Finding Dory,” Pixar and Disney’s double-dip back flip into the same animated pool of undersea beings that propelled 2003’s wondrously endearing “Finding Nemo”? Therefore, it is a […]

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