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Underrated: “Glass”

* * * B Once again, the critics get it wrong. “Glass”, the sequel to M. Night Shyamalan’s fantastic “Split“, which in an epilogue twist was revealed to be the sequel to his second film, “Unbreakable”, is a worthy conclusion … Continue reading

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Overrated: “Bumblebee”

* * C Bumblebee, a prequel to the Michael Bay Transformers movies, is highly overrated. It scores a 92% fresh rating with critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Even the audiance gave it 75%, though IMDB’s rating is a more reasonable 68%. … Continue reading

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Review of “The Umbrella Academy” (season 1)

* * * * A The Umbrella Academy, a new series on Netflix, is based on a comic book written by Gerard Way, the former front man of the rock band My Chemical Romance. It tells the story of a … Continue reading

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Movies Coming in 2019

I’m going to comment on the movies planned for release in 2019 according to The Numbers. I’m only commenting on ones that I’ve heard of or that sound interesting. Release Date Film Title Comments February 1 Jacob’s Ladder Why is this … Continue reading

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Underrated: “Hotel Artemis”

* * * B   Hotel Artemis is a highly underrated science fiction film about a secret hospital that caters to criminals. It is set in the near future, and features excellent performances by Jodie Foster (the Nurse) and Sterling … Continue reading

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Review of “Mercury Rising”

* * C Mercury Rising is a mediocre thriller about an idiot savant, Simon Lynch (Miko Hughes), who is able to break a top secret US military code. When the NSA man in charge of the code, Lt. Col. Nick … Continue reading

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Review of “A Wrinkle in Time”

C I read A Wrinkle in Time in high school. It was a decent young adult fantasy. The Disney film attempts to capture it’s air of wonder and dark fantasy in bringing it to the screen, but manages to produce … Continue reading

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