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Get Out: Review

Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele (yes, of Key & Peele) is a surreal horror comedy that follows Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), dating Rose (Allison Jones), and it begins with his reluctance, being black, to spend a weekend with her awkwardly white parents at their family estate. Chris meets her overly sociable father (Bradley […]

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Cure for Wellness: Review

“A man cannot unsee the truth.” A Cure for Wellness, directed by Gore Verbinski (known for Pirates of the Caribbean) is a psychological thriller that follows Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), a young businessman who is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic yet mysterious “wellness center” far off in the Swiss Alps. Lodged there […]

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Hidden Figures

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge. Director: Theodore Melfi Plot Analysis: Inspired by true events this extraordinary film highlights the contributions of three African American women to the NASA space program. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were three very […]

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Moana, a Review

Moana: Diverse Dynasty, Monotonous Movie. Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) a young, ambitious, soon to be chief, sees things disintegrate as an ancient curse falls over the island. It all began with Maui (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson), a shapeshifting demigod who was cast out long ago, along with his trusty power-granting fishhook, and the glowing stone heart […]

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Will “Fantastic Beasts” Live up to the Hype?

Nowadays Harry Potter is a household name. Even after the books about the boy wizard ended and after the movies wrapped up, the series is continuing with its new installment, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In December 2015 filmmakers released the first trailer. Since then viewers have watched the trailer over 11,700,00 times. Fans […]

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Book to Box Office: “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children”

Cast: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Terence Stamp, Ella Purnell, Finlay MacMillan, and Lauren McCrostie Director: Tim Burton Plot Analysis: September 30 marked the release of “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”, adapted from the book trilogy by Ransom Riggs and directed by Tim Burton. The story follows a young man traveling […]