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WISH UPON review

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Be Careful What You Wish For

“Wish Upon” opens as a young girl experiences the unthinkable, discovering her mother after hanging herself in the attic of their home.  Years later, Clare and her father are getting-by.  Clare is in high school, going mostly unnoticed by anyone other than her friends or the popular kids who love to bully her.  One day, her Dad discovers a mysterious object with Chinese writing Continue reading

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SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING review

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Here Comes Spider-Man!

After our introduction to Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War”, fans were left eagerly-anticipating the new look and feel of the character.  The film opens as cleanup from the Battle of New York against Loki and the Chitauri is underway.  A small construction crew is hired to remove all of the alien items, until they are shut down by Stark Industries.  Fast–forward eight years later.  “Spider-Man: Homecoming” introduces us to Continue reading

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THE BIG SICK review

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An Awkward Love Story

Based on the real-life relationship of Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, Emily Gordon, “The Big Sick” follows a young Kumail in Chicago as he attempts to follow his dream of being a stand-up comedian.  After meeting Emily at a show, the two begin to form a relationship amid their cultural differences.  At the same time, Kumail’s family Continue reading

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BABY DRIVER review

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All You Need is One Killer Track

Edgar Wright’s “Baby Driver” opens as a young getaway driver is jamming to music in his car, waiting for his crew to finish the heist so he can get away safely.  As they escape, we are taken on an adrenaline-fueled chase that has them narrowly avoid jail time thanks to the skills of the young driver.  We soon learn Continue reading

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TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT review

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There’s Comes a Time When We Are Called Upon to Make a Difference

We find ourselves in the War between humans and Transformers.  In “Transformers: The Last Knight”, a new task force, the TRF, has been established to wipe-out the remaining autobots and decepticons.  Cade has been in-hiding, protecting the autobots left behind by Optimus at the end of “Transformers: Age of Extinction”.  The film opens centuries earlier, as Merlin and King Arthur Continue reading