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The Christmas Spirit brings Ghostly Glee to Halloween

October 18, 2017

First and foremost, I would like to apologize to those five people who I told I was reviewing Scooby Doo and the Witch’s ghost, as it turns out that every quality Scooby Doo movie is not available for streaming.

‘Made of Honor’ is not made of greatness

October 11, 2017

“Made of Honor” starts with what is perhaps my favorite reoccurring movie plot, a playboy falls in love with an actually okay human being and gets friend-zoned. Said man then waits until his best friend is about to be married to ruin her life and take out any love rivals.

Hocus Pocus lives up to why you fell in love with it as a child

October 4, 2017

To preface this review, I would like to state that I am not a fan of Sarah Jessica Parker. This is not for reasons concerning appearance or the sound of her voice, this is for the personal belief that Sarah Jessica Parker is only capable of playing two people.

Cult classic ‘Heathers’ touches on serious topics with off-brand comedy

September 27, 2017

Heathers is a 1989 thriller comedy starring Winona Ryder. Like almost every other movie starring Winona Ryder this movie is considered a cult movie and later led to a musical and a strange Instagram ad campaign for a tv show.

The Prince and Me isn’t the romance story you’ve been looking for

September 20, 2017

The Prince and Me, not to be mistaken for the Prince and I, is a 2004 romantic comedy about a pre-med student with little passion for the liberal arts and a prince with a strong passion for the female figure.

‘The Circle’ a shining example of stellar cast, idea squandered

May 2, 2017

Mae Holland (Emma Watson) lands the job of a lifetime at the world’s most powerful technology and social media company, The Circle. Encouraged by the company’s founder (Tom Hanks), Holland joins a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and personal freedom.

Action-packed ‘The Fate of the Furious’ makes for wild ride

April 18, 2017

With “The Fate of the Furious,” one of the most successful film franchises in history is back! Dom (Vin Diesel) has brought everyone together to create a family. However, in the middle of a job, he betrays his family and starts to work for Cipher (Charlize Theron). What does she have on Dom to make him turn on his family?

‘Life’ evokes memory of ‘Alien,’ but struggles with deeper theme

April 12, 2017

Astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds) aboard the International Space Station are on the verge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the members of the crew conduct their research, the rapidly evolving life-form proves far more intelligent and terrifying than anyone could have imagined.

‘Ghost in the Shell’ a visual experience with underwhelming ending

April 4, 2017

Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: a human who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier. She is part of a team that is devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers something that makes her question her existence. Was her life stolen instead of saved?

‘Beauty and the Beast’ remake maintains magic of original while adding new elements

March 29, 2017

“Beauty and the Beast” got remade! Is any other introduction needed when discussing one of the greatest Disney animated films?

Inexperienced director causes ‘Kong: Skull Island’ characters to fall flat

March 21, 2017

A group of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explore a mythical and uncharted island of the Pacific Ocean. Big mistake. Their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival.

‘Logan’ goes beyond typical superhero movie as fantastic drama

March 7, 2017

In the near future, an old, beaten down, weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X. Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his past are derailed when a young mutant arrives in desperate need of help.

‘Get Out’ a fresh take on thriller genre with eerie story

February 28, 2017

“Get Out” is a thriller/mystery film and the directorial debut of long-time “Key and Peele” actor and writer Jordan Peele. The plot centers around Chris, a black photographer, who is dating Rose, a white woman. Rose is bringing Chris to meet her parents for the weekend.

Mystery and horror coalesce to become something terrifying in ‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’

February 22, 2017

“The Autopsy of Jane Doe” is a horror/thriller film that has been on the film festival circuit since the later part of 2016. It is available to rent online on iTunes and Google Play, to name a few.

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ overwhelms with too much humor, action

February 21, 2017

Batman (Will Arnett) works alone. He is used to living in world where he isn’t dependent on others. He takes this so far that he won’t even commit to the Joker (Zach Galifianakis) and say that he is his main enemy and that he hates him.