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Review of “The Suicide Squad”

* * * B The Suicide Squad is a sequel to “Suicide Squad”. Rick Flag (Joel “Takashi” Kinnaman) and Harley Quinn (Margo Robbie) return with an all new crew of crooks under the lethal control of spook Amanda Waller (Viola … Continue reading

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Review of “Wildcat”

* D Wildcat is the story of the capture and torture of a woman who claims to be a reporter and a US marine who was escorting her in Iran by a terrorist bomber. The entire film takes place in … Continue reading

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Review of “Black Widow” (some spoilers)

* * C Black Widow is another Marvel movie that, like Black Panther, was almost good, but had a terrible “messy spectacle” ending. Scarlett Johansson was solid in the title roll, and Florence Pugh was a stand out as Yolena, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Worst Remakes

Hollywood loves to remake classic films, but often the results are less that stellar. I tend to avoid watching them unless I hear they are good, but I’ve still managed to see a few that either sucked or were significantly … Continue reading

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Review of “Major Grom: Plague Doctor”

* * C This Netflix film, dubbed from Russian, is based on a Russian comic book. It follows a renegade overachieving Saint Petersburg police man, his rookie partner, and a plucky reporter as they battle the mysterious Plague Doctor, a … Continue reading

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Review of “The Tomorrow War” (minimal spoilers)

* * * * A The Tomorrow War, available on Prime with your basic membership, is an excellent time travel story. After a wormhole is opened from 50 years in the future and the people of that time ask for … Continue reading

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Review of “Doors”

* D The low budget science fiction film Doors unfortunately fails to deliver. The premise of the film is that mysterious portals start appearing. People are disappearing through them, seemingly lured by the doors themselves. The film is hurt by … Continue reading

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Review: “Spenser Confidential”

* * C Mark “Marky” Wahlberg stars as a wrongly convicted policeman who, upon being released from prison, takes up the case that got him put away, helped by his mentor (Alan Arkin) and roommate (Winston “M’Baku” Duke). This Netflix … Continue reading

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Review: “2067”

* * C 2067 is a dystopian future/time travel science fiction film made in Australia. The premise is a little weak: All plant life has somehow died off, and humans are dying out due to the low concentration of oxygen … Continue reading

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Review: “The Little Things”

* D The Little Things is a crime drama that stars Denzel “McCall” Washington as a damaged ex-homicide detective who stumbles onto the return of the serial killer who ended his career. His successor, played by Rami “Mercury” Malek, invites … Continue reading

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