Disney’s take on “The Nutcracker” is here for the holidays
Dec14

Disney’s take on “The Nutcracker” is here for the holidays

As a special gift given by her mother before she passed away, Clara must obtain a key to open the box. Her godfather gifts her the key, and just as she is about to grab the key, a mouse takes it instead, and this is where her journey begins. Alongside the Nutcracker, they embark into the four realm. The movie does not entirely follow the original Nutcracker. It starts with Clara and her brother setting a trap to catch a mouse in their...

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Michael Myers, back to finish what he started
Nov14

Michael Myers, back to finish what he started

The new “Halloween” movie puts a modern twist on the original made in 1978. While the original’s main focus is on the heartless serial killer, Michael Myers, the 2018 version focuses on Laurie Strode and her family, who survived the killings back when they first began. Strode is no longer the victim – she is on the hunt for revenge. Myers is back on a killing spree, and Strode is ready now more than ever to keep her family safe....

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Top 5 Halloween Movies
Oct22

Top 5 Halloween Movies

Every year, people of all ages prepare for the constant airing of Halloween themed movies on the family and movie channels. While there are many films to choose from during the month of October, some stand out, and remain the best Halloween movies to watch during spooky season. Ghostbusters This one goes without saying, and is one of the most recognizable Halloween films. The movie follows three parapsychologists (or rather, ghost...

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‘Infinity War’ plenty of action, little story line
May16

‘Infinity War’ plenty of action, little story line

With 18 films all building to a single movie, “Avengers: Infinity War” certainly had a lot to live up to. “Avengers: Infinity War” is constructed as the title would suggest – it is a comic book war film. Characters in this movie will often be introduced instantaneously without an establishment scene. Just like war films, this movie doesn’t have that much time for quiet moments and instead focuses on the terror of war itself. No...

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Unsane – Movie Review
Apr18

Unsane – Movie Review

While some people may think that a film shot on a smart phone or camcorder could never be seen by a large audience, films like these are made each year. Director Steven Soderbergh chose to work with a small budget and a highly unique filming method for his most recent film “Unsane.” The entire film was shot exclusively in 4k on an iPhone 7 Plus and was made for a production budget of 1.5 million dollars. While the slightly...

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A Quiet Place – A Breathless Genre Film
Apr18

A Quiet Place – A Breathless Genre Film

A popular novelty game among families is “the quiet game”. Typically when a group of people attempt to be completely silent, it’s only a matter of time before someone laughs or talks. John Krasinski’s directorial debut “A Quiet Place” illustrates just how much sound humans make on a daily basis. The film takes place in a dystopian future where blind extraterrestrial creatures hunt anything that makes a sound. One family...

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