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MIDSOMMAR review

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Let the Festivities Begin

Visionary director Ari Aster (“Hereditary”) returns with another harrowing tale in “Midsommar”.  Having just endured a horrific tragedy, Dani (Florence Pugh) is lost.  Her boyfriend Christian (Jack Reynor), who’s been stringing her along, is set to leave for Sweden with his friends Mark (Will Poulter), Josh (William Harper Jackson), and Swedish student Pelle (Vilhelm Blomgren).  With plans of attending the special, once-every-ninety-years Mid-Summer festival of Pelle’s home village, the group arrives and are in awe of what they see.  The townsfolk are dressed all in white, with Continue reading

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YESTERDAY review

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Yesterday, Everyone Knew the Beatles

Struggling musician Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is on the verge of giving up; he plays for small crowds and realizes his dream may just never come true.  After an unfortunate side stage appearance at a festival, he is finished.  As he bikes home, a mysterious, worldwide blackout occurs and he finds himself being hit by a bus.  Waking-up in the hospital, his guitar is smashed and he’s missing two of his front teeth.  After receiving a gift from his friends in the form of a new guitar, he painfully learns that the World no longer remembers who The Beatles are or any of their music.  With his Continue reading

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LATE NIGHT review

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They’re Giving Comedy a Rewrite

“Late Night”, written by Mindy Kaling, follows an aging late night television host that has captivated the World and won countless Emmy’s, SAG’s, and Golden Globes’ over the course of her career.  Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is nothing like her television persona however.  She doesn’t know her writers, she has no desire or care for her audience, and she’s quite stubborn in her ways.  As a new staff writer with diversity is needed, a young girl named Molly (Mindy Kaling) with no experience in the industry finds-herself in Continue reading

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THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 review

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The Pets are Back

Since we last left Max (Patton Oswalt) and Duke (Eric Stonestreet), a lot has changed in their lives.  Their owner, Katie (Ellie Kemper), has met a guy, fallen in-love, and had a baby.  As “The Secret Life of Pets 2” opens, the adorable and lovable dog/baby interactions are plentiful.  As he ages, Max becomes anxious with every step Liam takes.  One day, the family takes Max and Duke on a trip to the countryside; and Max leaves his favorite toy with Gidget (Jenny Slate) for safekeeping.  In the country, Max and Duke are Continue reading

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GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS review

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Long Live the King

After Godzilla’s destruction of San Francisco back in 2014, millions of lives were forever changed.  The World learned of the Titans’ presence on Earth and began forming their own opinions about their intentions.  Five years later, Monarch is using Government resources to study and protects more than a dozen other creatures across the globe.  Dr. Emma Russel (Vera Farmiga) is with her daughter Madison (Millie Bobby Brown) in the jungles of China at a Monarch Outpost, testing her invention; the Orca.  A sound-wave device that Continue reading