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Review of “My Hero Academia” (season 1, dub)

* * * B My Hero Academia is an anime series set in an alternate universe where most people have “quirks”, superhuman abilities. Those with the most powerful quirks can become heroes. When Izuki, a powerless hero fanboy, unexpectedly inherits … Continue reading

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Review of “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

* * C It’s been a long time since I last saw “The Ten Commandments”. Ridley Scott’s epic, “Exodus, Gods and Kings”, is a remake of sorts. Christian “Batman” Bale is Moses, who is raised as the foster brother of … Continue reading

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Review of “The 5th Wave”

* * C I was reading Nick Yancey’s NY Times Bestseller “The 5th Wave” when I found out that the movie was already on sales. I’d read about half the book and it was decent, so I decided to check … Continue reading

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Review of “Banshee Chapter”

* D This super low budget film, partially shot in the horrible “found footage” style, follows journalist Anne (Katia “Katrina Crane” Winter) as she searches for the cause of her college boyfriend’s disappearance, helped along the way by a Hunter … Continue reading

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Review of “Deadpool”

* * * * A This is the best Marvel film since Guardians of the Galaxy. It’s very funny, action packed, and has a great love story. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) turns to the mysterious Ajax (Ed Skrein) to cure … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Art of the Deal”

* * * B With all the coverage of Donald Trump in the media, I thought I’d read his business book, “The Art of the Deal”. The book is very anecdotal, covering many projects he’s worked on, from buildings in … Continue reading

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Review of “Mockingjay – Part 2”

* * * B I finally watched the final installment of the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay Part 2. I found it entertaining, despite seeing it on the small screen in my hotel room. Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss) and Josh Hutcherson (Peeta) … Continue reading

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Review of “Se7en” (Rewatch)

* * C Se7en is a murder mystery made in 1995. It stars Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt as two cops hunting for a serial killer (Kevin “House of Cards” Spacey) who is staging a murder for each of the … Continue reading

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Review of “The Revenant”

* * C Leonardo DeCaprio stars as frontier guide Hugh Glass in this brutal, beautifully filmed but glacially paced western. When he is mauled by a bear, John Fitzgerald (played by Tom “Mad Max” Hardy) kills Hugh’s son Hawk and … Continue reading

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Review of “Hitman” (2007)

* * C After watching Hitman: Agent 47, I decided to check out the original Hitman. This film is more of a straight up espionage flick than the sequel. Agent 47 (in this installment, Timothy Olyphant, who played Number 4’s … Continue reading

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