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COLLATERAL BEAUTY review

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collateral-beauty-posterLove. Time. Death.

“Love, Time, and Death are the three things that connect all of us”.  “Collateral Beauty” follows the life of an advertising business owner named Howard, as he is celebrating the biggest year in the company’s existence.  Alongside his partner Whit and close friends Claire and Simon, life could not be better.  Move forward three years.  Howard has suffered the death of his young daughter.  He is Continue reading

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY review

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rogue-one-posterA Rebellion Built on Hope

In 1977, audiences were blown-away by the incredible space opera “Star Wars”, later-titled “Star Wars: A New Hope”.  As the film began, the opening crawl read:

“It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire.

During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet.

Pursued by the Empire’s sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy….”

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” follows that group of Rebel spies as they attempt the impossible.  It is a dark time for the Rebellion.  The Empire is Continue reading

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MOANA review

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moana-posterCome Sail Away on a Brand New Magical Ocean Adventure

From the studio who brought you “Frozen” and “Zootopia”, Disney’s latest tale revolves around a Polynesian island in the South Pacific.  “Moana” follows the young daughter of the Chief named Moana, as her people’s way of life is explored and Continue reading

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BAD SANTA 2 review

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bad-santa-2-posterGiving the Holidays Another Shot

When we last left-off with our alcoholic, but lovingly-brash, Willy, he was recovering after being shot multiple times in the back while getting-busted in Arizona.  “Bad Santa 2” starts-off with a depressed and, once again, drunken Willy as he hates his life.  After a few half-assed “suicide” attempts, Willy Continue reading