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SUPER TROOPERS 2 review

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The Mustache Rides Again

The five Vermont Highway Patrol officer and their Captain are back in “Super Troopers 2”!  When we last saw them, they had assumed their new jobs as Spurberry Police at the end of “Super Troopers”.  16 years later, though far less in this cinematic universe, the crew find themselves in a very odd situation.  Arcot Ramathorn (Jay Chandrasekhar), MacIntyre Womack (Steve Lemme), Carl Foster (Paul Soter), Robert “Rabbit” Roto (Erik Stolhanske), and Rodney Farva (Kevin Heffernan) have since been removed from their law enforcement duties.  However, as a small area of Canada is Continue reading

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BLOCKERS review

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Parents Can Be Such…

Back in 2007, “Superbad” made waves around the World for its inside-look at today’s youth and their Prom Night escapades; in its’ vulgar, sex-obsessed, booze-filled glory.  11 years later in “Blockers” (produced by the writers of Superbad, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg), we get another look into today’s youth’s Prom Night goals; only this time from the girls perspective.  With High School coming to an end, three best friends Julie (Kathryn Newton) Kayla (Geraldine Viswanathan), and Sam (Gideon Adlon) make a #SexPact2018 to lose their virginities on Prom Night.  As they Continue reading

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ISLE OF DOGS review

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 A Boy’s Search for His Dog

Dogs are man’s best friend.  In “Isle of Dogs”, the latest from Wes Anderson, that is not exactly the case.  Taking place in Japan, dogs have become infected with various sicknesses, such as: snout fever, dog flu, and aggression.  To combat this and to protect the city of Megasaki, Mayor Kobayashi (Kunichi Nomura) establishes an executive order that demands all dogs be sent to Trash Island; including the Mayor’s ward Atari’s (Koyu Rankin) guard dog, Spots.  Here, on Trash Island, we are Continue reading

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PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING review

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Rise Up

It’s been 10 years since the War against the Kaiju ravaged the globe; the Pan Pacific Defense Corps continues to evolve and strengthen the Jaeger program.  Some cities still lay in ruins, littered-with the bones of the dead kaiju and destroyed buildings. Others are prospering and have been rebuilt bigger and better.  People are scouring the Earth for old Jaeger tech and equipment to construct their own, which are kept in highly-secured lots.  “Pacific Rim: Uprising” follows Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), the son of the late Stacker Pentecost and a former PPDC Ranger, who Continue reading

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A WRINKLE IN TIME review

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Be A Warrior

After 2003’s made-for-television movie, Madeleine L ‘Engle’s beloved “A Wrinkle in Time is finally brought to the big screen with the talented Ava DuVernay at the helm.  The film opens as a young father (Chris Pine) is showing his daughter, Meg (Storm Reid), around his laboratory filled-with plenty of cool scientific equipment.  As we learn more, Meg’s father had disappeared one night and it’s been 4 years since; leaving behind Meg, her adopted brother with an incredible IQ Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), and their mom (Gugu Mbatha-Raw).  On the 4th anniversary of Continue reading