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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘La La Land’ is superb

La La Land Grade: A In this day and age, one might raise an eyebrow when hearing the words “movie musical.” We have been blessed with some...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | Movie Review

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" The Movie: I remembered hearing about Newt Scamander (played in the movie by the outstanding Eddie Redmayne) when...

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ | Movie Review

"Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children" Being the bibliophile I am, I picked up Ransom Rigg’s "Miss Pergrine’s Home for Peculiar Children" because the cover...

‘Sully’ | Movie Review

“Sully” Flies High Clint Eastwood is no-nonsense.  There is no doubt about it.  One need only watch the movies he’s appeared in, the movies he’s...

‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ | Movie Review

Florence Foster Jenkins (starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg) Grade: A One nightmare that professional performers probably have from time to time is that people are...

‘Ghostbusters’ | Movie Review

We Ain’t Afraid of No Sequel; Just Puzzled at Times I ain’t afraid of no sequel.  But I was a little skeptical going in. I...

‘The BFG’ | Movie Review

Spielberg’s Presentation of Dahl’s "The BFG” is big, fun and good! Having always been an avid reader of Roald Dahl’s work, I cautiously approached Steven...

‘Batman vs. Superman’ | Movie Review

Batman vs. Superman is rated PG-13 and runs 151 minutes Grade: C- I didn’t know what to expect when I attended the early screening of Batman...

’45 Years’ | Movie Review

Cast: Charlotte Rampling Tom Courtenay Director: Andrew Haigh Grade: A In this day and age, a time when the short attention span of theater goers is catered to, we...

MOVIE REVIEW: Carol among year’s best

Cast of "Carol" Rooney Mara as Therese Belivet Cate Blanchett as Carol Aird Sarah Paulson as Abby Gerhard Kyle Chandler as Harge Aird Jake Lacy as Richard Carrie Brownstein as...

MOVIE REVIEW |’The Good Dinosaur’ is Better Than Good

Starring: Frances McDormand, Jack Bright, Jack McGraw, Jeffrey Wright, Maleah Nipay-Padilla, Marcus Scribner, Peter Sohn, Raymond Ochoa, Ryan Teeple Director: Peter Sohn Genre(s): Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Family Rating: PG Runtime: 100 min Grade:  A- Although the folks from Disney-Pixar have always gone above and beyond in my...

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2

Grade:  A (or newbie to the series) Director: Francis Lawerence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman,...

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