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‘Mars Needs Moms’ delivers a heartwarming, yet poorly executed film

April 16, 2020

I've eagerly waited since December 2019 for the addition of the movie "Mars Needs Moms" to Disney+, a film that I remember fondly from when I first watched it in 2011. Now that...

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

September 30, 2017

Most horror movies do only one thing well; they scare you. "It" does that and so much more. The Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation by director Andy Muschietti stars famous...

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ feels unnecessary

April 25, 2016

(This post contains spoilers for “Snow White and the Huntsman”) When I watched "Snow White and the Huntsman" years ago, I thought it was so bad it didn't deserve to have...

‘God’s Not Dead 2’ is terribly bad

April 13, 2016

At first glance, "God's Not Dead 2," released on April 1, seems to be an intriguing court case story. But in reality, it's a dull, two-hour long slog that was barely watchable....

Superman and Batman go head to head in the new movie

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

March 27, 2016

Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That...

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ is a great follow-up

March 22, 2016

** Contains spoilers ** Since "Insurgent" was lackluster in my opinion, I had low expectations for this third film of the "Divergent" series. But "Allegiant" proved to be a much better...

‘Gods of Egypt’ is a bloody golden mess

March 10, 2016

If you'd like an excessive amount of CGI and another example of Hollywood's inherent racism, then look no further. "Gods of Egypt" provided just that, and then some. The plot-line...

‘Zootopia’ is highly relatable

March 7, 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios has successfully done it again. "Zootopia," released on March 4, was Disney's latest animated film. It seemed to be a cute movie, but like "Frozen" ...

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ kicks off with a bang

February 8, 2016

"Kung Fu Panda 3," released on Jan. 29, was the third film of DreamWorks Animations' "Kung Fu Panda" series. It was the series' magnum opus indeed. When Master Shifu (voiced...

May the odds be ever in your favor, one last time

November 24, 2015

**SPOILER ALERT** The game has come to its end. The last installment of "The Hunger Games" series will leave you hanging on to your seat and looking for the nearest tissues. In...

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