Category Archives: action

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Rated PG

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man, but before he can learn how to be Spider-Man, five other Spider-Mans from alternate dimensions attempt to stop a threat to all their realities. Starring Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, and Hailee Steinfeld. This film pleasantly … Continue reading

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The Last Ship (TNT) Rated TV-14

The crew of a naval destroyer discovers that they are the last ship of survivors when a pandemic kills off most of Earth’s population. Based on the book by William Brinkley. Starring Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, and Charles Parnell. This … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class (2011) Rated PG-13

In the 1960s, friends, Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr, work together to find other mutants like them, but Erik has a vengeful pursuit of finding the one that ruined his life. Starring James McAvoy, Laurence Belcher, and Michael Fassbender. This … Continue reading

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Gang Related (FOX) Rated TV-14

When a top detective’s past comes back to haunt him, he must come to terms with which side he’ll be on patrolling the streets. Starring Ramon Rodriguez, Jay Hernandez, and RZA. This show doesn’t seem to know where it’s going. … Continue reading

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Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (CBS) Rated NR

Canadian Mountie Sergeant Preston patrols the Yukon with his horse, Rex, and his dog, Yukon King. Starring Dick Simmons, Yukon King, and Vic Perrin. This is one of those good old classics where it doesn’t take much to figure out … Continue reading

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I, Frankenstein (2014) Rated PG-13

Frankenstein’s creature is caught between two immoral clans. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, and Miranda Otto. This film isn’t as bad as it could have been. Sure, it follows the book in the beginning, but it’s not Mary Shelley’s story. … Continue reading

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Robin Hood (2018) Rated PG-13

A crusader and his Moorish commander revolt against a corrupt monarchy. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, and Ben Mendelsohn. This isn’t the Robin Hood that you remember. The filmmakers take leeway with the story of Robin Hood. I get that … Continue reading

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Pompeii (2014) Rated PG-13

A slave turned gladiator must save his love, who is betrothed to a Roman Senator, as Mount Vesuvius erupts. Starring Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Emily Browning. This is one of those films with a “great” love story surrounded by … Continue reading

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Hunter Killer (2018) Rated R

An American submarine captain teams up with the Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian President. Starring Ethan Baird, Jacob Scipio, Dempsey Bovell, Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, The Common, and Linda Cardellini. This film brings a whole other take on the … Continue reading

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The Passage (Fox) Rated TV-14

When a U.S. experiment turns people into vampires instead of a cure-all for diseases, an orphan girl may be the only person that could save everyone. Based on the trilogy by Justin Cronin. Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, and Jamie McShane. … Continue reading

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