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Logan Lucky

Movie Review: Logan Lucky’s Lots of Fun

August is no stranger to quirky studio films, but the new crime comedy Logan Lucky is the most original and sincere movie this summer.

Movie Review: An Important, Inconvenient Sequel

Sometimes movies are made without the primary goal of entertaining an audience, but few succeed as engaging and compelling films. I’m happy to report An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Al Gore’s second nature documentary, ...

The Dark Tower

Movie Review: It’s a Short, Boring, Dark Tower

The month of August is known for uninspiring blockbusters, and The Dark Tower is no exception. It’s shallow from the beginning, and the fantasy action is far from engaging.

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Movie Review: Dunkirk’s a Dynamic War Drama

Few war movies challenge the basic formula and themes of those before it, using heroic characters in dangerous places to showcase what history was like. Dunkirk, the latest blockbuster with a backbone from director Christopher ...

Theatre Review: The Gamble Delivers with Guys & Dolls

Musical lovers rejoice: whether you’ve seen Guys & Dolls a hundred times or never before, you’ve never seen a production as slick and satisfying as the one currently playing at the Stratford Festival of Canada ...

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming a happy event – Movie Review

It’s hard to walk into a superhero movie these days expecting anything easygoing or optimistic. But the review and the reality is unquestionable. Spider-Man: Homecoming is the most fun you will have at the multiplex ...

Movie Review: Delightful Fun in Despicable Me 3

In a summer filled so far with unremarkable movies, Despicable Me 3 comes right down the middle of the road. Though it may be missing the special charm and originality that made the first one ...

Movie Review: Transformers 5 Crashes and Burns

If you’re wondering whether Transformers: The Last Knight is worth a visit to the cinema this summer, I’ll say it plainly as possible. Don’t. And if you’re (somehow) a fan wondering if Transformers 5 is ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

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