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DUNKIRK review

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When 400,000 Men Couldn’t Get Home, Home Came For Them

One of the most heroic and unlikely events of World War II is showcased in Christopher Nolan’s newest film, “Dunkirk”.  A group of 400,000 Allied soldiers, consisting of French, Belgian, Canadian, and mostly British soldiers, were surrounded in Dunkirk, France by the German army, pushing them to the beaches.  The film follows three distinct Continue reading

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VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS review

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Welcome to the Future!

Luc Besson’s latest, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”, takes place a few hundred years into the future where many great Worlds have grown-together and established a metropolis colony named Alpha.  Alpha’s inhabitants represent over 1000 different planets, with 4 distinct regions to live in.  Next we are introduced to a young pair of special operatives, Valerian and Laureline.  Off on a secret mission to Continue reading

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WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES review

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For Freedom.  For Family.  For the Planet.

It’s been 15 years since the outbreak of the Simian Flu that plagued humanity began.  In “War for the Planet of the Apes”, Caesar continues to lead his fellow apes in the War against the human forces.  After an attack that leaves many dead, both humans and apes, Caesar allows those he took prisoner to return safely.  With fellow apes urging Caesar Continue reading

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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