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  • The Grinch

    The Grinch

    ★★★½

    At this point we should all be familiar with the timeless classic that is Dr. Suess’ “The Grinch”. We’ve seen the classic animated feature of yesteryear, and I still have nightmares from when I was working at the multiplex from when the Jim Carrey movie debuted (the lines were endless and cleaning the auditoriums were not fun). So what sets Illumination Pictures’ latest adaptation apart from the previous efforts? Not much, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

    I’m not…

  • Boy Erased

    Boy Erased

    ★★★★

    LGBTQ+ issues dominate the headlines, but the issue that garners the most attention is the quack and fraudulent practice of conversion therapy. The claim and practice of being able to cure a person of being gay and turning them into a heterosexual is still carried out in the majority of states today and many of its victims are young teenagers and adults. Joel Edgerton directs this effective testimony of one young man’s experience to escape this form of mistreatment and…

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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★★

    A24 is the new indie powerhouse and I pretty much look forward to checking out most films they release. Their latest pic, Eighth Grade, directed by comedian Bo Burnham is a mini odyssey that grabs the viewer for 94 mins and does not let go until the credits roll.

    Played by relative unknown, Elsie Fisher, Kayla Day is getting ready to graduate from middle school and move onto her freshman year of high school. Socially awkward and addicted to social…

  • It

    It

    ★★★★★

    The summer movie season has ended with a loud, crashing thud, but the fall movie season has kicked off with a loud...scream. Stephen King's long anticipated, big screen adaptation of his 1986 novel, IT, has finally arrived, and it does not disappoint.

    The 1990 ABC miniseries delivered thrills when it debuted, and much like that effort, the updated picture delivers the scares, and does not shy away from the blood/gore department. Take your biggest fear and multiply it by 10...especially…