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Review of “The Witch” (spoilers)

* * C The Witch is a period piece horror film about a puritan family who are shunned by their village and leave to live in a homestead on the edge of a forest. The mood is creepy, the pace … Continue reading

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Review of “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (spoilers)

* * C The original Kingsman movie was good. As expected, the sequel was inferior, though there were things I liked about it. Taron Egerton returns as Eggsy, with side kick Merlin (Mark “Sinestro” Strong). First spoiler: Despite being shot … Continue reading

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Review of “Sleeping Beauty (2014)”

 * D According to Shaw, the Space channel was airing Disney’s 1959 animated classic. Wrong. It was actually the 2014 live action version. This film is absolutely terrible, bordering on unwatchable. The effects are bad, the writing predictable. At least … Continue reading

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Review of Dune (the miniseries)

* * * B In 2000, Dune, the novel by Frank Herbert, which may well be the greatest science fiction novel ever written, was brought to the small screen in a 5 hour miniseries. The 1984 film by David Lynch, … Continue reading

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Review of “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

* * * * A The Hitman’s Bodyguard is funny, action packed, and has a couple of good romantic subplots. This was the funnest movie I’ve seen in a while. It was funnier that Guardian’s of the Galaxy 2, and … Continue reading

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Review of “Shin Godzilla” (Eng. sub.)

* D Shin Godzilla is a new Japanese Godzilla movie from 2016. It is essentially a reboot. I don’t know if there is an English dub. The version I watched was in Japanese (with a few lines in English) and … Continue reading

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Review of “The Mummy” (2017)

* * * B Having just seen the much maligned 2017 reboot of The Mummy, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised, perhaps because my expectations were low. This mummy film has a number of elements not present in … Continue reading

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