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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS

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TMNT 2 posterOnly One Team Can Defend Us All

When we last left off with our favorite crime-fighting reptiles after 2014’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, they had just saved their beloved city from Shredder.  In “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”, they are still living in-hiding, away from the public and the possible negative reaction they may have to their appearance.  Shredder is incarcerated and the arrangement they made with Vernon Fenwick to take the credit for their heroics is still standing.  However, April O’Neil is investigating Continue reading

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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

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apocalypse-movie-posterOnly the Strong Will Survive

After the timeline-changing events of “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, many people were worried where the franchise would go from here.  “X-Men: Apocalypse” opens as an ancient being is performing a ritual in Egypt, but his people turn against him; trapping him in the deepest depths of a pyramid for eternity.  Back to the present.  Ten years since the events of “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, Professor Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters is in full-effect, with many Continue reading

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THE NICE GUYS

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the-nice-guys-poster_1They’re Not That Nice

Shane Black’s latest offering, “The Nice Guys”, follows two head-butting PIs in 1977 Los Angeles having to come together to solve a case.  Holland March, a closet alcoholic, is a private investigator who uses people and follows half-assed cases to take their money.  Jackson Healy beats people up for a living; people pay him to beat and scare people who have been giving them trouble.  The film opens as Misty Mountain (a famous porn star) crashes Continue reading

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EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!

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Everybody Wants Some posterHere for a Good Time.  Not a Long Time.

“Everybody Wants Some!!” arrives this week and is being called the “spiritual sequel” to the cult classic “Dazed and Confused”.  The film follows a team of college baseball players; focusing on the freshmen and newcomers to the team as they juggle their newly-inherited independence and the world that is college.  Our primary protagonist, Jake, is a nice kid and is coming from an area where he was dominant; only to realize Continue reading

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

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My big fat greek wedding 2 posterPeople Change.  Greeks Don’t.

It’s been 14 years since we first bet the most lovable, hectic, and crazy Greek family, the Portokalos’.  Now Toula and her husband Ian are struggling to find-time for each other; being constantly surrounded by her over-bearing family or taking on too many tasks.  Their daughter Paris is reaching that pivotal moment in life, where one must Continue reading