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Movie Review: ‘Suicide Squad’ (Second Opinion) 

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Read Gfunk’s review here! Plot:  In the wake of Superman’s death, the world’s global problems become much more complex.  With threats from meta-humans, monsters, and aliens no longer theoretical but real, the government… Continue reading

Why Movie Fans Need to Stop Paying Attention to Rotten Tomatoes Scores

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  Picture this: It’s June 1989.  A young Darth Gandalf, age 10, gleefully walks into the multiplex with his father, mother, and kid sister in tow.  Their destination: the movie theater.  Their mission:  bask… Continue reading

Ultimately An Upgrade: A Look at the ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Ultimate Cut

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I’ve made it abundantly clear regarding my mixed emotions about Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.  There were things that I absolutely loved about it and there were moments that made me want to run… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood!!!??? Get Lex Luthor Right Already!

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Critics and fanboys had plenty (mostly negative) things to say about Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice when it hit the multiplexes back in March.  A large portion of that ire was directed… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

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Plot:  “All it takes is one bad day.”  That’s the premise behind director Sam Liu’s animated film Batman: The Killing Joke.  Based on the seminal 1988 graphic novel by writer Alan Moore, The Killing Joke… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’

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  Plot:  Three years into the U.S.S. Enterprise’s five-year mission, Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) finds himself at a crossroads as his 30th birthday approaches. He’s begun to question why he joined… Continue reading

OH MY! The Decision to Make Sulu Gay

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  Star Trek has always been a universe of inclusion. The television show originated in an era that included the assassination of a President, the escalation of the USA’s involvement in the Vietnam… Continue reading

‘Justice League’ Press Invite: A True Course Correction or Desperate PR Move?

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It’s no secret that the majority of critics and audiences disliked Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. While I didn’t hate the film, I was definitely lukewarm when it came to Supes and Bats.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Conjuring 2’

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  Plot:  The Conjuring 2 once again follows the exploits of paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson).  One year after the events of the Amityville Horror, the Warrens are… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 10: “The Winds of Winter”

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****WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!!!****     Synopsis:  Loras and Cersei prepare for their trial in front of the High Sparrow at the Sept of Baelor.  Jamie meets with Walder Frey at The Twins.… Continue reading