Category Archives: Adventure

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rated PG-13

The adventures of Newt Scamander in New York’s community of witches and wizards. Based on the novel by  J. K. Rowling. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Sam Redford, Scott Goldman, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Johnny Depp. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Rogue One (2016) Rated PG-13

The Rebel Alliance works on a strategy to steal the plans for the Death Star. Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen. This film takes places after the Rebel wars but before A New Hope. Although … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy (2012) Rated PG-13

A new hero is triggered from the events that happened with Jason Bourne. Starring Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Edward Norton. I came into this film expecting that it would create a layering effect to Bourne’s story, providing more … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016) Rated PG-13

A spacecraft traveling 90 years to colonize a distant planet malfunctions, waking two of the sleeping passengers. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia. The film was passable. I didn’t find anything exceptional or unique about … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange (2016) Rated PG-13

A former neurosurgeon goes on a journey to fix his hands after a car accident and discovers a world of mystical arts. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, Benjamin Bratt. This is one … Continue reading

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Joseph (1995) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Starring Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren, Monica Bellucci. Both historically accurate and entertaining, I thoroughly enjoyed this version of the story of … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Rated R

A team travels across the universe to find the origins of humanity, and discovers they are not alone. Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Emun Elliott, Patrick Wilson. This is not the best film, especially … Continue reading

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Ben-Hur (2016) Rated PG-13

Ben-Hur is a wealthy man who is falsely accused of a crime. He returns home to seek revenge but finds redemption. Starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro. I’m not really a fan of remakes and, although this film does … Continue reading

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Albert (2016) Rated NR

Albert is a tiny fir tree that dreams of becoming Empire City’s famous Christmas tree. Based on the book, Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams by Aaron Eisenberg and Will Eisenberg. Starring Katie Crown, John DiMaggio, Judah Friedlander, Rob … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Rated PG-13

Jacob discovers a mystery that crosses time when he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Based on the book by Ransom Riggs. Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Allison Janney, Chris O’Dowd. This is … Continue reading

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