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‘Black Panther’ – A Solid Entry for the Marvel Cinematic Universe | Film Review

  Black Panther is renowned for being one of the first black superheroes and now has his first solo film after appearing in Captain America: Civil War.   A week after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is crowned king of Wakanda, the world’s most advanced country that disguises itself as an impoverished African nation.[…]

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‘Downsizing’ Has A Captivating And Heart-Warming Story | Film Review

  Downsizing is a 2017 Comedy/Drama/Sci-Fi film starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Jason Sudeikis and Kristen Wiig. It is directed by Alexander Payne (most known for directing Election, Sideways and The Descendants).   A synopsis for this film reads: “A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to[…]

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‘Coco’ – Pixar Does it Again | Film Review

  Pixar has an incredible track record as a studio, making films that entertain and pull at our heartstrings and their latest film, Coco is no exception.   Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) is a 12-year-old boy from a family of Mexican shoemakers. He dreams of becoming a mariachi singer and be like his hero Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt),[…]

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‘The Commuter’ – Generic Liam Neeson Actioneer #68 | Film Review

  Since making Taken back in 2008, Liam Neeson has found himself a niche of modestly budgeted yet profitable action films. With The Commuter, it marks Neeson’s fourth time working with Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra.   Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) is a 60-year-old insurance salesman who’s struggling financially and made worse when he is unfairly fired. On the commute back[…]

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‘The Post’ – Safe But Engaging | Film Review

  If you prefer the Steven Spielberg who is formally impeccable, in love with depicting the flow of information and tightly coiling drama through exceptional blocking – as opposed to the more bombastic, larger-than-life, adventure-seeking Spielberg we’ll likely see later this year with Ready Player One – then The Post delivers in spades.   Yet for all its formal qualities,[…]

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