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Terminator: Dark Fate

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Listen up mother truckers that were rightfully traumatized by the obscenity that was Terminator: Genysis, Terminator: Dark Fate is Oscar-worthy in comparison. If anything, it benefits from the low expectations left from the previous three movies. Out of the franchise, it easily cruises into 3rd best film, pays homage to the original mythology, gives righteous fan service, and has some wicked sexy action sequences. It is a FUN movie, but it only is enjoyable on a superficial level. For us…

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Review: El Camino

You may have heard that the “Breaking Bad” movie “El Camino” is now available streaming on Netflix. It’s been out a few weeks and diehard “Breaking Bad” fans were losing it. I loved the show, but I’m just not…

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Review: “It” (2017)

Because it’s been well noted that I don’t often go see films that are hyped as excessively amazing and “It” was not different. “It” was the first Stephen King book I had ever read. My mom had a copy…

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Review: I Spit on Your Grave

I am celebrating Spooktober with a horror movie each day and I began the month with “I Spit On Your Grave”. This is the 2010 remake. My plan isn’t only movies I haven’t seen, but I plan on expanding…

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Review: Anna (2019)

I saw the trailer for “Anna” at the “John Wick 3” viewing and it was pretty clever advertising. In it, we saw an exotic looking blonde executing 20 plus “bad guys” in a restaurant with the same fighting style…

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Review: Ad Astra

On the surface Ad Astra presents itself as a fairly straight forward science fiction tale about the relationships between father and son. But in reality, it has a lot more to say about modern society, the role of masculinity,…

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Review: Aladdin 2019

I had to prepare myself to watch this new adaptation of Aladdin. That preparation included changing my preconceived ideas about these “live-action adaptations”. For all of us that are reluctant to watch our childhood masterpieces brought to life again…