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  • Justice League

    Justice League


    Justice League is here, and I loved it! I have liked all of the previous entries in the DCEU, but I think this is the first one to truly nail down all of the characterization. Most importantly, in this one Superman feels 100% like Superman. He smiles, and he is good natured. These movies have done a good job of portraying a darker side of Superman, and that can be interesting for a bit except that is a very small…

  • Mayhem



    A company faces a quarantine after a viral outbreak, but this particular virus causes loss of impulse control in the infected, just in time for a wronged employee to exact his revenge on those responsible. This premise of this one feels familiar as the two main characters have a hit list and battle floor to floor, but the performances from Steven Yeun and Samara Weaving. Even as they are doing horrible things, they are able to make the audience root for them. This one doesn’t really bring anything new to the table, but it enjoyable and entertaining.

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  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok


    I had heard that this was the funniest Marvel movie, and although I’m a huge comedy fan, I did not know how that would work with in the context of the previous Thor movies. The answer to that is extremely well. The humor never feels out of place, and it actually enhances the experience. I have liked all of the previous Thor movies, but they were the ones I liked the least among the MCU films. I would, however, put this one near the top along side Captain America: The Winter Soldier. I hope we see more Marvel films like this.

  • Hell House LLC

    Hell House LLC


    A documentary crew is investigating a haunted house gone wrong, but there is more to the story than there appears to be. This one is a little bit different type of found footage movie because it uses a documentary as a framing device for the footage. This immediately gives the audience an explanation as to why the footage is edited which most movies of this type really have no logical reason for. This also allows for exposition to presented in…