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In Memoriam: Kenny Rogers (1938-2020)

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The Gambler has gone home to his final reward. Over the weekend the world was saddened to hear the news that singer, songwriter, and actor Kenny Rogers passed away at the age of… Continue reading

Max von Sydow (1929-2020)

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Sad bit of news to report today at the House. Hollywood legend and Swedish actor Max Von Sydow has passed away, just a few weeks shy of his 91st birthday. Born Carl Adolf… Continue reading

2019 Movie Year In Review!

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After a less than stellar 2018, cinema roared back in big way this past year. Whether it was the haunting black and white terror of Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse, or the feel good… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

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****WARNING MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD**** ***I WILL ATTEMPT TO KEEP THIS AS SPOILER FREE AS POSSIBLE*** Plot: Approximately a year after the events of The Last Jedi, the galaxy is in chaos. The First… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ (Second Opinion)

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You can read Gfunk’s review right here! Plot: Decades after the events at the Overlook Hotel from The Shining, an adult Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) still struggles with his childhood trauma. After hitting… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ (Second Opinion)

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You can read Gfunk’s review right here! Plot: Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) is a young factory working living in Mexico City with her father and brother. However, her mild existence is upended one… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Joker’ (Second Opinion)

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  You can read Gfunk’s review here!   Plot: Gotham City, 1981. The city is rife with crime, unemployment, and dealing with a massive garbage strike. Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) works as a… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Season 1

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Plot: Set years before the events of the 1982 film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns viewers to the world of Thra, a place as vast and wondrous as it is perilous… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Dragged Across Concrete’

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Plot: After police detectives Brett Ridgeman (Mel Gibson) and Anthony Lurasetti’s (Vince Vaughn) rough handling of a Hispanic drug dealer during a bust is caught on video, the pair are suspended without pay… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘IT Chapter 2’ (Second Opinion)

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***WARNING!!! SPOILERS BELOW*** You can read Gfunk’s review right here! Plot: 27 years after the events of the first film, Mike Hanlon (Isaiah Mustafa) calls the Losers’ Club back to Derry, Maine when… Continue reading