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Movie Review: Black Panther is a Powerful Beast

The hype, anticipation and the inescapable gossip is all true. Black Panther, the latest solo superhero feature from Marvel Studios, is more than your average superhero story. It’s the first great movie of 2018, and ...

Movie Review: Peter Rabbit Hops and Misses

Most young children today may be unfamiliar with the pleasant character of Peter Rabbit. The version currently playing in theatres, however, may confuse parents who remember the classic stories. And that’s both good and bad. ...

Movie Review: Fifty Shades Freed Fizzles

Since the Fifty Shades franchise began on screen in 2015, the films have failed to deliver much excitement or entertainment for audiences aside from fans of the original book series. So unsurprisingly, many disappointing qualities ...

Movie Review: Winchester is an Awful Waste

Truly awful movies with no redeeming qualities are rare in cinemas. Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built, however, is the most boring horror film of the century. It’s thoroughly tedious and unenjoyable from start to ...

Movie Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure is Incurable

Maze Runner: The Death Cure, a so-called sci-fi adventure thriller, is unscientific, unadventurous and far from thrilling. The long-delayed epic from Fox will satisfy the paltry number of fans curious how the series ends. Beyond ...

Movie Review: 12 Strong Holds its Horses

Most people don’t normally think of horses and Danish documentarians when making Hollywood mega-action movies. And while far from perfect, odd elements of 12 Strong help separate it from the legacy of modern war movies ...

Movie Review: The Post is Perfect for our Times

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s new feature The Post is something of a miracle that it exists as it does. Not only was it made quickly and to be engaging as it is, it’s among the ...

Movie Review: Molly Plays a Slick Game

There isn’t a more talented and entertaining screenwriter working in Hollywood today than Aaron Sorkin. Now, with his debut feature Molly’s Game, the filmmaking veteran is also taking on the director’s chair. And for the ...

Holiday Movie Review 2017

The holiday season is in full swing, with plenty of chances for a night out at the movies. These two weeks surrounding Christmas and New Years is the busiest window for new releases in the ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

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