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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★

    Growing up in the 1970s, Queen was a staple of my musical upbringing. Their music was all over the Top 40 and album radio stations I listened to at the time. At 10 years old, I decided that I was going to try and set a world record by listening to their album News of the World over and over again. (That attempt lasted all of two hours.) That album remains one of my all-time favorites.

    So, when I heard…

  • The Circle

    The Circle

    ★★

    Only Tom Hanks’ performance feels right, mainly because it is quite close to the “real” Tom Hanks. His personality is perfect for the role of Eamon Bailey, someone who needs to exude trustworthiness. He’s the only truly redeeming quality of the entire picture.

    Full review at movieassault.com

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  • This Is the End

    This Is the End

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely one of the funniest comedies I've seen and, so far, my favorite film of the year.

    Your mileage may vary depending on your love of the cast and their brand of humor.

    Personally, I haven't laughed so hard at a film -- from beginning to end -- in years.

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    ★★★½

    (A fellow YouTuber, Shannon Ridler, asked people to watch all 11 Star Trek films along with her as she counts down to the release of Star Trek Into Darkness in May. So, at the rate of one per week, I will doing just that. At first, I will be revisiting the films starring the original cast. Once I finish those, I will be watching the Next Generation films for the first time. And then, the week before the release of…