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Thor: Ragna-Rocked!!!

This was a fun movie. I know that sounds like a lame first sentence but a fact’s a fact. Ragnarok lacked the Shakespearian influence of the first entry and vastly improved on the steaming pile of terrible that was Thor: The Dark World. Yet this one was a charmer. Director Taika Waititi was tasked with…

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Hugh Hefner an American Icon

We live in a time period where it might be considered politically incorrect to praise the president and CEO of a nude magazine. But that’s exactly what we’re going to do. Hugh Hefner spent the better part of five decades perfecting and then keeping alive the same magazine. In this time of technology with information…

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IT is Fantastic!!!

This flick hits every notch on the “teen thriller” scale. While it’s odd for a Horror film to debut in September, this one seems appropriately timed. With the success of shows like “Stranger Things” and an ongoing acceptance of movie remakes IT hits the mark. Stephen King’s thousand-page source novel makes for a difficult transition…

Spider-Man Home Again

Tom Holland is the closest we’ve come to a perfect and well-rounded Spider-Man. In the past we have had great Peter Parkers and great Spidermen but never from the same actor. Tobey Maguire provided a pitch perfect Peter Parker acting both in tone and nerdish behavior. His downfall was a poor third act and the…

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Dunkirk!! Perfect Presentation

In the long history of Hollywood War movies we’ve seen the United States stride to victory time and again. A rare occurrence to be sure is the total exclusion of America in a film depicting World War Two. Though not the first time there has been a European depiction of the war effort, Dunkirk certainly…