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KONG: SKULL ISLAND review

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All Hail the King

“Kong: Skull Island” brings us back to the infamous home of the great Kong, the aforementioned Skull Island.  As the film opens, the Vietnam War is coming to an end.  A small organization is pleading for a chance to look at this uncharted island in the South Pacific before everyone heads-home for good.  After saying the right words, this small group, known as Monarch, puts-together a Continue reading

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LOGAN review

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One Last Time

In “Logan” we find ourselves in the future, 2029, where Logan is attempting to live a “normal” life.  Working as a chauffeur by day, a rugged-and-weakened Logan spends his money securing necessary prescription drugs to keep Caliban and Professor Charles Xavier alive.  Living on an abandoned farm in Mexico, Charles is kept Continue reading

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THE SPACE BETWEEN US review

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What’s Your Favorite Thing about Earth?

“The Space Between Us” revolves-around a young boy named Gardner Elliot as he grows up on Mars.  His mother, an astronaut who was a part of the groundbreaking NASA-Genesis Magellan-61 mission, dies while giving birth to Gardner.  His body composition was changed due to Mars’ atmospheric conditions; making any journey to Continue reading

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SILENCE review

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Sometimes Silence is the Deadliest Sound

In 1966, Shūsaku Endō published his critically-acclaimed novel “Silence”.  For the last 30 years, Director Martin Scorsese has been attempting to faithfully-adapt the source material and he has finally achieved his great mission.  “Silence” follows the story of two Portuguese, Christian missionaries in 17th Century Japan as they attempt to find their long, lost priest, Father Ferreira, who has allegedly Continue reading

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HIDDEN FIGURES review

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Based on the Untold True Story

Everyone knows about NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) history and how they progressed to be the first space program to put a human on the moon.  What you may not know, is that there are a few, influential women that had a dynamic impact in NASA’s success (including one in-particular).  “Hidden Figures” brings their Continue reading