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The Commuter (2018) Rated PG-13

An ex-cop becomes wrapped up in a conspiracy while taking his regular commute home. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson. Again, this is another film with an interesting premise that falls short in delivery. What brings the story together … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit (2018) Rated PG

A story of Peter Rabbit and his antics trying to get into the neighbor’s vegetable garden. Based on the book  The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Starring James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, and Domhnall Gleeson. I actually thought this film was … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3 (2013) Rated PG-13

When Tony Stark’s world is torn apart by a terrorist, he starts rebuilding and seeking retribution. Starring  Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle. Iron Man 3 is the quintessential superhero movie. The film balances action and the superhero’s … Continue reading

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A Wish For Giants (2018) Rated NR

A volunteer for Wish Kingdom must find a way to make a wish come true for a girl who wants to meet Bigfoot. Based on the book by  Aaron Dunbar. Starring Naysa Altmeyer, Alexa Mechling, and Connor McClain. Where to start with … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Hostiles (2017) Rated R

An army captain reluctantly takes the job of escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family home. Starring Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, and Ava Cooper. This film surprised me; it’s not the best-written script, but it’s character driven. Each character in the … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) Rated PG-13

Starfleet finds a terrorist among them. Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana. As a daughter of a Trekkie, I’m getting rather irritated by this new timeline that they have decided to follow. I felt that this movie went farther … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013) Rated PG-13

A former United Nations investigator is in a race against time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse. Based on the book, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water (2017) Rated R

At a research facility in the 1960s, a janitor befriends an amphibious creature. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, and Richard Jenkins. This is the story of a lonely woman who falls in love with an amphibious creature. The film has full frontal … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Heart (2011) Rated PG

A high school La Crosse player deals with the death of his father, having a new coach, and his own arrogance. Starring Kellan Lutz, Adam Beach, and Ridge Canipe. This film is a predictable teenage sports drama; it didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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