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Classic Scene: Unmasking the Phantom

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Unmasking the Phantom Phantom of the Opera (1925) Dir. Rupert Julian (uncredited Lon Chaney) The Scene: Rising opera star Christine (Mary Philbin) finds herself in the lair of the fabled Phantom (Lon Chaney)… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man Far From Home’

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Director: Jon Watts Cast: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J.B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, Angourie Rice Plot: Peter Parker is still the friendly… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Child’s Play’ (2019)

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Director: Lars Klevberg Cast: Mark Hamill, Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry Plot: A single mother brings her young teen son a refurbished ‘Buddi’ doll, a high-tech smart toy that’s in very… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’

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Director: Chris Renaud Cast: Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Nick Kroll, Dana Carvey, Ellie Kemper, Harrison Ford Plot: A cross section of pets work through a variety of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Men in Black International’

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Director: F. Gary Gray Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall Plot: Molly became aware of the Men in Black as a young child and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Tolkien’

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Director: Dome Karukoski Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi Plot: J.R.R. Tolkien is an orphaned young man who forms an artistically driven collective of his school peers before going on… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘X-Men Dark Phoenix’

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Director: Simon Kinberg Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, Jessica Chastain Plot: Whilst on a rescue mission in space Jean… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Myrna Loy

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Having moved to Los Angeles in her early teens, Myrna Loy quickly caught the acting bug and as she got older, Loy tried to move into the burgeoning movie industry. For a long… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Godzilla II: King of the Monsters’

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Director: Michael Dougherty Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charlies Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Zhang Ziyi Plot: Years following… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Perfection’

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Director: Richard Shepard Cast: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber, Alaina Huffman Plot: Two highly skilled cello players met and form an instant connection and that’s all I’m prepared to explain because spoilers.… Continue reading