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The Dark Tower

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

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Friday, August 4, 2017 8:00 AM

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

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Saturday, July 29, 2017 9:00 AM

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

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Friday, July 21, 2017 9:00 AM

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 ...

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming a happy event – Movie Review

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Friday, July 7, 2017 8:30 AM

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

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Friday, June 30, 2017 8:00 AM

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

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Friday, June 23, 2017 8:00 AM

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 ...

Oakville’s film fest arrives: celebrities, premieres, galas

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:00 AM

If ticket sales are an indicator, Oakville’s film fest, in its fourth season, has arrived. The Willson Oakville Film Festival presents 19 feature-length films and 25 short subjects at two venues: the Oakville Centre for ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:30 AM

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 ...

Movie Review: Rough Night is Crazy and Confused

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Friday, June 16, 2017 7:00 AM

Rough Night is an appropriate name for the new sadistic crime comedy film out this weekend – because that’s exactly what it is. Debut writer/director Lucia Aniello has taken some very funny performers and made ...

Movie Review: The Mummy’s a Messy Monster

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Friday, June 9, 2017 9:00 AM

There are so many confusing and disappointing parts to the new reboot of The Mummy it’s difficult to describe. While it’s a pathetic story and a glamorous CGI horror trip, it’s also a fun (albeit ...

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