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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME review

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Love Has Never Been So Heartbreaking

Luca Guadagnino’s latest, “Call Me By Your Name”, provides an intimate look-into an Italian teen’s life during the summer of 1983.  The Perlman family, in Northern Italy, take-in a foreign exchange student every year and this year’s student is arriving shortly.  Oliver (played by Armie Hammer), from the United States, is a student and is there to serve as an understudy to Mr. Perlman (Michael Stuhlbarg).  Caught-in-the-middle of it all is Elio Continue reading

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PITCH PERFECT 3 review

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Last Call Pitches

It’s been 2 years since we last saw the Bellas, winning the World Championships and adding a new member to their acapella group.  Now, the girls are enjoying their retirement, or so they lead each other to believe.  Beca (Anna Kendrick) is working as a music producer for a shoddy artist.  Fed-up with her career, she quits with the hope to Continue reading

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THE GREATEST SHOWMAN review

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This is the Greatest Show!

Welcome to The Greatest Show, an original musical that follows the story behind the creation of one of the most beloved and lasting entertainment spectacles of all time.  P.T. Barnum grew-up the son of a tailor, visiting rich homes and dreaming of a life far-greater than his; falling in-love with one of his father’s patron’s daughters.  Fast forward years later, Barnum and his wife are Continue reading

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JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE review

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The Game Has Evolved

It’s been 22 years since the 1995 classic “Jumanji”, starring Robin Williams, thrilled audiences Worldwide and became a cinematic icon.  Now, a new story is ready to be told in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”.  In 1996, after the events of the first film, the cursed game washes ashore and is found by an unfortunate soul.  One night, the game transforms-itself into a video game version and Continue reading

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI review

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It’s Time for the Jedi to End

Breathe….Just, breathe. When we last left our heroes, Finn was recovering from Kylo Ren’s attack, Rey had encountered Luke on Ahch-To, and the Resistance was celebrating the (small) victory over the First Order after destroying Starkiller Base.  As “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” begins, both the Resistance and the First Order are Continue reading