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BLACK PANTHER review

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Wakanda Forever!

Back in 2016, we were given our first glimpse of the Wakandan hero, Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman).  In “Captain America: Civil War”, King T’Chaka (John Kani)  is assassinated and we see his son, T’Challa, don the all-black Black Panther suit to establish revenge.  In Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther”, the film opens in 1992 Los Angeles as a Wakandan spy is exposed as committing treason, causing King T’Chaka to act swiftly and justly.  Fast forward to the present.  T’Challa is headed home to his beautiful (and hidden) homeland of Wakanda, to Continue reading

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THE MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE review

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The End Will Be WCKD

It’s been three years since “The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” hit the big screen.  After an overlong hiatus, due to the serious injury of Dylan O’Brien, the franchise is back with a bang to give us its’ final chapter.  “The Maze Runner: The Death Cure” opens as Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his friends attempt a hijacking of one of WCKD’s train cars in-search-of Continue reading

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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