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Movie Review: ‘The Mercy’

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Director: James Marsh Cast: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Ken Stott Plot: Donald Crowhurst is an amateur sailor and engineer who is captivated by a much publicised solo boat race around the world.… Continue reading

Reading Lists for the Hogwarts Houses

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I really love reading. I love books, I love exploring new authors and genres, and I love making lists. I also love Harry Potter. When you put all of these interests together, what… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Lost Boys

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Aside from slashers the other prevalent horror trend in 80’s cinema was finding ways to take classic monsters and present them in fresh modern ways. John Landis and Joe Dante gave a new… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

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Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh Plot: A group of 5 scientists volunteer for a mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious area where the laws of nature… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Game Night’

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Directed by: Jonathan Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler Plot: A murder mystery game night is interrupted by a real kidnapping. Review: “Broad comedy” may be one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’

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Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Irons Plot: Dominika Egorova is a talented Russian ballet dancer whose illustrious career is cut short by an… Continue reading

My Incredibly Late 2017 Movie Year In Review!!!!

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  2017 was a fantastic year for movies.  Unlike 2016, audiences experienced an eclectic blend of tent-pole fare (The Last Jedi, Wonder Woman), excellent horror (Get Out, IT), solid sequels (Logan, Trainspotting 2),… Continue reading

The Haunting of Hill House: A Retrospective

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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Published in 1959, the book was a finalist for the National Book Award. The story follows a group of people who are staying at an… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Daredevil’ (Season 1)

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Showrunners: Steven S. DeKnight Heroes: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox) Villains/Support Cast: Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio), Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll), Franklin ‘Foggy’ Nelson (Elden Henson), Madam Gao (Wai Ching Ho), James Wesley (Toby… Continue reading