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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

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COCO review

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Seize Your Moment

“Coco”, the latest offering from Pixar animation, takes its’ first-ever journey into the Mexican culture.  Miguel, a young child born to a shoe-building family who forbids music, finds music to be his true calling in life that he loves more than anything; except for family.  As Día de los Muertos approaches, the annual Continue reading

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JUSTICE LEAGUE review

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You Can’t Save the World Alone

Superman is dead.  The World is in mourning.  Sensing the lack of the Kryptonian, mysterious “drones” begin to pop-up and Batman recognizes that another-Worldly problem is at hand.  With the fate of the World at stake, he and Diana (Wonder Woman) must recruit those with special abilities to strengthen their chances.  A young man with incredible speed, the heir of Atlantis, and a cybernetic human.  While they assemble and formulate a plan, Steppenwolf Continue reading

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS review

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Everyone Is a Suspect

“His name is Hercule Poirot and he is probably the greatest detective in the World”; at least that is how we are (re)introduced to the renown mustached-investigator in Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express”.  After solving a case of missing holy items in Jerusalem, Detective Poirot is offered a case in London while waiting in Istanbul, so he must find last-minute passage by way of the Orient Express.  On board, a colorful and diverse cast of characters await Continue reading