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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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‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ Is Funny And Entertaining | Film Review

  Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle is a 2017 Action/Adventure/Comedy film that stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Rhys Darby and Bobby Cannavale. It is directed by Jake Kasdan (known for Zero Effect, The TV Set and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story).   A synopsis for this film reads: “In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video[…]

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