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Review of “Sicario: Day of the Soldado”

 * * C Benicio Del Toro is back as Alejandro, a lawyer turned sicario (hit man) after his family was killed by the Mexican drug cartels. This time around, his CIA handler, Matt Graver (Josh “Thanos” Brolin) has been given … Continue reading

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Review of “The Accountant” (mild spoilers)

* * * B The Accountant stars Ben Affleck as autistic accountant Christian Wolff. When he is hired by Lamar Blackburn (John “Trinity” Lithgow) to look into an anomaly in the books discovered by Dana Cummings (Anna “Jessica” Kendrick), people begin … Continue reading

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Review of “The November Man”

* * C Pierce “Bond” Brosnan is former CIA agent Peter Devereaux. He is reactivated to bring in an old flame who has learned a secret about Arkady Federov (Lazar Ristovski), a man destined to become the next Russian president. … Continue reading

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Review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Considering the fact that Solo: A Star Wars Story lost more than 85 million dollars, it was actually pretty good. I agree with critics that it got off to a shaky start, but the first act … Continue reading

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Review of “Safe House”

 * * * B Safe House is a spy thriller involving a bored CIA agent, Matt Westin (Ryan “Deadpool” Reynolds), in charge of a safe house in South Africa is suddenly plunged into danger when renegade agent Tobin Frost (Denzel … Continue reading

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Review of “Extinction” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Extinction is an alien invasion story with a twist. I can’t say a whole lot about the plot without spoiling it, so I won’t. The setting is the near future. Peter (Michael Peña) is a man … Continue reading

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Review of “The Alienist” (season 1)

* * * B The Alienist is a crime drama set in 1890’s New York. An abnormal psychologist (who were, at the time, known as alienists), Dr. Lazlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), enlists the help of newspaper illustrator John Moore (Luke … Continue reading

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