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  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★★★ Added

    Marvel does it again and wins big on the gamble of “Ant-Man.” The story is solid and filled with great themes and humor while balancing a superhero origin story. The cast is fantastic and Paul Rudd continues to prove to be the most likable man in Hollywood and that he can be funny and a great hero. The special effects are great and really capture a sense of scale and, overall, the film keeps building on Marvel’s ever expanding cinematic…

  • Minions

    Minions 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    It was inevitable that the Minions would get their own spin-off and the end result doesn’t feel like a thrown together mad dash for cash like it could have been. Granted, the antagonist of Scarlett Overkill feels a little underwhelming but, overall, the film is a fun adventure for the little pill-shaped goofballs. With great animation, excellent voice acting, a killer soundtrack and some great Minion-based gags, the movie proves to be a decent animated film that may not be…

  • 7 Days in Hell

    7 Days in Hell 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    “7 Days in Hell” is a great and absurd mockumentary that contains an insane story, even more insane humor, and a great cast of talented people. I wanted to see more from Kit Harington’s character but the final product was made so well and is so funny with its unusual mix of humor that it was pretty easy to look beyond any minor issues.

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  • Stretch

    Stretch 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    It's a funny and amusing adventure about a limo driver who has heaps of dung slopped on his head and now has to dig his way out. A few moments here and there drags a bit but, besides that, the film has absolutely awesome performances from Patrick Wilson and Chris Pines, is very funny, and is presented with slick editing and great camera work. All-in-all, a very fun film that really delivers!

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  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    While not as inspired at the first film, “Jurassic World” proves to be much more entertaining than the last two sequels. The human element probably isn’t the best in the writing department as a lot of the characters feel shallow, one-dimensional or incomplete and the small amount of practical effects in favor of CG makes the film a little disappointing but it is still a lot of fun and contains a lot of action spectacle that the 12 year old…

  • Selma

    Selma 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    Not surprisingly, “Selma” is a very powerful film that shows a pivotal moment from history and the Civil Rights movement. The cast is great, the story is intriguing, and the mixing of these two elements made for something very emotional. There are some concerns about historical inaccuracies but it wasn’t completely redefining the actual events so I, like most biopic and historical tales, paid it no mind. Overall, just a tremendous film!

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  • Chappie

    Chappie 2015

    ★★ Added

    I really wanted to like this film because I really enjoy “District 9” and thought “Elysium” was not too bad but I was so disappointed with “Chappie.” The story is sloppy, the film doesn’t really go very deep with its themes and morals despite having a HUGE potential to do so, the characters are one-dimensional and never grow and learn in any real significant way (and are really hard to enjoy because of that), and the acting is terrible (with…

  • Big Eyes

    Big Eyes 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Insightful, dramatic, beautifully filmed, and wonderfully acted. “Big Eyes” tells a great story about an artist that I was only familiar with her work and not really familiar with her story. I have to admit that I was surprised that it was directed by Tim Burton and wasn’t feeling too “Tim Burton-y.” It was refreshing for him to not go overboard and his use of color through the film was gorgeous. Overall, just a very beautiful film.

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  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury 2015

    ★★★★★ Added

    Insane and a whole lot of fun! “Kung Fury” has some witty satire of the B-movie cop and kung fu genres and has some great gags about the ridiculous excess that was the 80s—also, it has an insane story that is too nuts to not like. Additionally, keeping the movie as a short film keeps this fun from wearing out its welcome and making it feel overbearing or like it is beating a dead horse. All in all, “Kung Fury”…

  • Taken 3

    Taken 3 2014

    ★★ Added

    I really like the first film but each sequel just keeps feeling more and more pointless. At first, this one seemed like it would have potential by getting away from the kidnapping premise but, instead, the film just goes for drudgery with a predictable plot and by-the-numbers action. Sure, Liam still comes off as a badass and it has a great performance from Forest Whitaker but it also decides to give Mills an airtight alibi that, essentially, makes all of…

  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    I’m a fan of SpongeBob and was pretty excited for this one. My hopes were high for it and, I have to say, this one did not disappoint. My only complaint is that the story has A LOT of elements at play and each feel like they could be the foundation for their own separate SpongeBob movie adventure but, in the end, it was never too much and the film is consistent in its great animation, awesome voice acting and…

  • The Gambler

    The Gambler 2014

    ★★★ Added

    Overall, a decent film with a great cast, a serviceable story and enough drama that works to keep the story from getting boring. However, I just couldn’t get very engrossed with “The Gambler” because it just didn’t have that certain magic capable of grabbing my attention. The symbolism is nice but the film was just okay to me.

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