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THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON review

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Follow Your Dreams

One of the most surprisingly-polarizing and uplifting films of the year so far is “The Peanut Butter Falcon”, which finally hits theaters in Saint Louis this weekend.  Following the store of a young adult with Down syndrome, Zak (Zack Gottsagen) finds-himself fed up with his mundane life.  In-awe of his hero, the professional wrestler named The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church), Zak sets-off to his wrestling camp located in North Carolina.  During his early travels, he encounters a fellow on-the-run man named Tyler (Shia LaBeouf).  Fresh-off the Continue reading

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READY OR NOT review

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Let the Game Begin

Ever think that your in-laws are the worst?  Well, prepare so be proven wrong with the gory, thrilling “Ready or Not”.  Grace (Samara Weaving) is about to marry Alex (Mark O’Brien), the man of her dreams.  She also is joining one of the richest, most upstanding families in the Le Domas family.  After a gorgeous ceremony, Alex tells her she has to meet with the family downstairs in the music room at 11:55 for her initiation.  As the minutes tick down, more and more of the extended family arrive, until 11:55 hits and they gather in the one room in the house that only family is allowed in.  As Alex’s father Tony (Henry Czerny) recounts the tradition behind their family tradition that occurs when a new person joins Continue reading

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GOOD BOYS review

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One Bad Decision Leads to Another

Ever find yourself wondering just how exposed kids are these days?  Well, wonder no more because “Good Boys” is here to terrify all current and future parents with how much their children may already be exposed to.  With Max (Jacob Tremblay), Lucas (Keith L. Williams), and Thor (Brady Noon) about to enter the 6th grade, the bean bag brothers are faced with a harsh reality; it’s time to grow-up.  With their first kissing party on the horizon, the boys Continue reading

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THE KITCHEN review

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It’s the Girls Turn to Run the Show!

Based in the late 1970’s in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, “The Kitchen” follows a trio of women whose husbands are involved with the Irish mafia.  After their three husbands get caught and sent to prison for three years, Kathy (Melissa McCarty), Ruby (Tiffany Haddish), and Claire (Elizabeth Walsh) learn the hard truth that no one is going to take care of them.  Backed-up against a wall, the girls take matters into their own hands and start collecting from the holdouts of Hell’s Kitchen; in-exchange for protection and services whenever an issue arises.  As their Continue reading

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FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW review

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You Want Me to Work With Him?

What happens when the World’s most dangerous asset has to partner with the World’s (former) most dangerous criminal?  “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” opens as MI6 attempts to obtain a deadly virus, named The Snowflake, and prevent it from falling into dangerous hands.  As she is faced with only one choice, Hattie (Vanessa Kirby) injects the deadly virus into herself; giving her only 72 hours before the capsules break and mass infection on a global scale begins.  With such a high-stake mission involving the fate of the World, only two people have the Continue reading