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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE- Karl Sides (The Flick Fanatic.com)

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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE 

Bat man gets is own Lego film in the new film Lego Batman : The Movie!

Bat Man (Will Arnett) is back in Gotham City just as Commissioner Gordon (Hector Elizondo) is retiring. Another Gordon, Barbara (Rosario Dawson), is the new commissioner of the GCPD. Babs wants to team up the police and Bat man.

Bat Man works alone.

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THE SPACE BETWEEN US review

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What’s Your Favorite Thing about Earth?

“The Space Between Us” revolves-around a young boy named Gardner Elliot as he grows up on Mars.  His mother, an astronaut who was a part of the groundbreaking NASA-Genesis Magellan-61 mission, dies while giving birth to Gardner.  His body composition was changed due to Mars’ atmospheric conditions; making any journey to Continue reading

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XXX:THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE- KARL SIDES “the Flick Fanatic.com”

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XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE

Vin Diesel is back from the dead as adrenalin junkie Xander Cage in XXX:The Return of Xander Cage!

“X takes care of it’s own”

Augustus Gibbons (Samuel Jackson) is back at it again recruiting extreme athletes to work in his covert special forces team, XXX. While having lunch with soccer star Neymar, a satellite crashed into the restaurant supposedly killing them both.

Jane Marke (Toni Collette), head of the CIA, briefs her team that they are dealing with “Pandora’s box”, a device that locates satellite orbiting the earth and crashes them to earth to a precise location like a missile. The meeting is disrupted by a team of extreme athlete’s (Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone and Tony Ja) that take the box. Marke has to find someone that can walk through a hurricane and can get the box back and avenge Gibbons’ death.

We find Xander Cage (Diesel) laying low in the Dominican Republic stealing electronics for the local bar to get satellite feeds for the locals to watch soccer. Cage is XXX, so his escape is breath taking, from down hill skiing through the jungle to break neck skateboarding down the crowded highways. Marke tries to set him up, only to have Cage laugh at the attempt. She tell him Gibbons is dead and the mission is to get Pandora’s box back.

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THE FOUNDER- Karl Sides “The Flick Fanatic.com”

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THE FOUNDER


Michael Keaton is Ray Kroc, the “Big Mac” in the story of a fast food legend in The Founder.

Ray Kroc (Keaton), a traveling salesman trying to sell mix-master shake machines to restaurants in the midwest. That is until he gets a sale from a burger stand in California for 10 machines! Kroc travels down route 66 to meet the McDonald brothers (Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch) at their restaurant where they have perfected the hamburger and serve hundreds in minutes.

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SILENCE review

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Sometimes Silence is the Deadliest Sound

In 1966, Shūsaku Endō published his critically-acclaimed novel “Silence”.  For the last 30 years, Director Martin Scorsese has been attempting to faithfully-adapt the source material and he has finally achieved his great mission.  “Silence” follows the story of two Portuguese, Christian missionaries in 17th Century Japan as they attempt to find their long, lost priest, Father Ferreira, who has allegedly Continue reading