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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR review

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An Entire Universe.  Once and For All.

10 years and 18 films later, it has all been leading to this.  “Avengers: Infinity War” follows our mighty heroes and almost all of those we’ve been introduced to over the last decade as they face their strongest and most fierce test yet, Thanos (Josh Brolin); as he looks to restore balance to the Universe.  During the course of the MCU timeline, Thanos has been piecing together his agenda, the Infinity Gauntlet that houses all 6 of the Infinity stones (Space, Reality, Power, Mind, Time, and Soul stones), one-by-one.  As the film begins, we Continue reading

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SUPER TROOPERS 2 review

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The Mustache Rides Again

The five Vermont Highway Patrol officer and their Captain are back in “Super Troopers 2”!  When we last saw them, they had assumed their new jobs as Spurberry Police at the end of “Super Troopers”.  16 years later, though far less in this cinematic universe, the crew find themselves in a very odd situation.  Arcot Ramathorn (Jay Chandrasekhar), MacIntyre Womack (Steve Lemme), Carl Foster (Paul Soter), Robert “Rabbit” Roto (Erik Stolhanske), and Rodney Farva (Kevin Heffernan) have since been removed from their law enforcement duties.  However, as a small area of Canada is Continue reading

FLICKANALYSIS

RAMPAGE- The Flick Fanatics (Karl)

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RAMPAGE

Starring:

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – Davis Okoye

Malin Akerman- Claire Wyden

Jeffery Dean Morgan- Harvey Russell

Naomie Harris- Dr. Kate Caldwell

The Rock is the only thing that stands between 3 Giant creatures and the destruction of Chicago in the new action flick “RAMPAGE”.

Hollywood is getting all the new ideas from comic books and video games so we should not be surprised that the classic game Rampage has now hit the big screen. Rampage star “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson as David Okoye, an ex-special forces soldier turned Primatologist working at the San Diego Zoo raising a gorilla he rescued in the wild named “George”. George has a unique sense of humor and can communicate with Okoye through sign language.

Rampage starts in space with a group of astronauts conducting experiments on rats on a space station. The biological weapon that are working on makes the rats grow rapidly, become more aggressive and lethal. Energyne is the company funding the work in hopes of cashing in on the science and making it a weapon. Claire Wyden actually holds the escape pod hostage from the lone survivor on the space station until she secured the rest of the samples.  The pod blows up on re-entry sending the samples crashing to Earth in Florida, Montana and the gorilla habitat in San Diego where George discovers it and is gassed. A wolf in Montana and an alligator in Florida are also infected.

Okoye arrives at the zoo to find his friend tripled in size and scarred after killing a grizzly bear like a bug. Davis calms George down and they move him to isolation until they can find out who and what caused this. Dr. Kate Caldwell, a former employee at Energyne and the creator of the toxin, tells Davis she can help George and stop further growth and rage.

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BLOCKERS review

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Parents Can Be Such…

Back in 2007, “Superbad” made waves around the World for its inside-look at today’s youth and their Prom Night escapades; in its’ vulgar, sex-obsessed, booze-filled glory.  11 years later in “Blockers” (produced by the writers of Superbad, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg), we get another look into today’s youth’s Prom Night goals; only this time from the girls perspective.  With High School coming to an end, three best friends Julie (Kathryn Newton) Kayla (Geraldine Viswanathan), and Sam (Gideon Adlon) make a #SexPact2018 to lose their virginities on Prom Night.  As they Continue reading

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A QUIET PLACE- The Flick Fanatics

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A QUIET PLACE

Starring:

John Krasinski – Lee Abbott

Emily Blunt- Evelyn Abbott

Noah Jupe- Marcus Abbott

Millicent Simmonds- Regan Abbott

IF THEY CAN HEAR YOU…. THEY CAN HUNT YOU!

John Krasinski directs and stars in his new “edge of your seat” thriller, “A Quiet Place” that co-stars Emily Blunt as parents that must raise their family in total silence. The world they live in has been invaded by mantis like aliens that are blind but have superior hearing and speed.

Day 96

The Abbott family is on a supply run into town. The streets are deserted not even a stray dog in sight. The all comb through the general store grabbing meds for Marcus, Lee grabs repair parts for the radio and some hearing aids to adapt for Regan, who is deaf. Lee signs to his youngest Beau (Cade Woodward) that the toy space shuttle he has is too loud to bring home, only to have Regan give it back to him as they head out. The entire family is on foot, barefoot as they walk home. The live-in silence to avoid being hunted by the invading aliens.

The creatures are bling, but have enhanced hearing and super speed, so if you speak, from a cup or in the Abbotts case have a child that turns on a toy… the creatures descend upon him killing him instantly. The creatures appear to have an armor like shell and razor-sharp pinchers. Lee Abbott spends his evenings sending out Morse code messages to see if there is anyone else out there. The Abbott family also lights a signal fire each night to signal they are still alive and it is answered by 5 others in the area that are able to be quiet and not gain the creatures attention. The Abbotts also have a elaborate light system to alert anyone to danger or if it is safe to come to the house.

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