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Green Book

Movie Review: What a great Green Book!

Surprise is one of the toughest things to inspire in audiences watching a movie. Green Book is one among those stories that takes something clear ordinary and surprises viewers in the nicest way. The relentless ...

Movie Review: The Grinch is a Mean, Green, Adorable Machine

With the holiday season unofficially starting, the annual sludge of holiday movies is also upon us. Thankfully, Universal’s The Grinch has something charming to offer.

Movie Review: Johnny English Strikes Out Again

Here’s another unpredictable hit from agent Johnny English. His latest adventure Johnny English Strikes Again is as shallow as they come. Though strangely, it’s still entertaining to watch him strike out.

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Movie Review: Halloween is a Horrific Success

Forty years after the classic Halloween first terrorized audiences, a new sequel has breathed devilish life into the story.

First Man

Movie Review: First Man is almost worth the wonder

Despite its clean and catchy title, First Man is empty of any true firsts. Most of it follows the same order and types of scenes that distinguish dramas aspiring to win bucket-loads of Oscars.

Night School

Movie Review: Night School squeaks by with a pass

It’s hard to say nice things about a movie that’s “not so bad.” But Universal’s new comedy Night School is equally forgettable and surprisingly fun. The film feels like a student who only studied hard ...

Movie Review: The House with a Clock tick-tocks just fine

The House with a Clock in its Walls is even stranger than its title suggests. Its confusing name is fitting for a confusing movie trying to be and feel like several kinds of entertainment. But ...

Movie Review: Fallen Kingdom reigns in a new Jurassic World

Dinosaurs and mad scientists rule in this summer’s biggest showstopper. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is full of huge components, ranging from giant reptiles and sets to giant loopholes. And however disjointed, the movie is oddly ...

Tully

Movie Review: Tully is Touching with a Twist

Not all new movies need to be spectacular, expensive blockbusters to make an impression on an audience. Tully is that kind of movie. Instead of explosions, special effects and a celebrity cast, it makes its ...

Blockers

Movie Review: Blockers rocks

Formulas for R-rated comedies rarely change. But what Blockers does best is also what makes it different. It may look like a generic, sleazy movie at first, but the usual mayhem is shown here from ...

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