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Reviews of the most recent blockbusters (and maybe the occasional TV show)

Review: TMNT: Out of the Shadows

The Turtles are back after their 2014 reboot for a sequel that is an improvement in pretty much every way, with some fun, ridiculous action sequences and a tone that feels more like the cartoons we know and love.
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Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

The sixth entry in the X-Men series and making the rebooted series a trilogy, X-Men: Apocalypse is solid but never does anything that makes it anything besides just “OK”.
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Review: The Nice Guys

After Iron Man 3, Shane Black returns to his roots for the excellent and hilarious LA noir action/comedy The Nice Guys, featuring buddy “cops” Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
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Review: Captain America: Civil War

After 8 years, the MCU shows no signs of stopping with maybe the best movie yet in the franchise, Captain America: Civil War, as Captain America and Iron Man go to war over both UN oversight for The Avengers and the fate of Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier.
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Old School Kung Fu Films to Check Out

The Old School Kung Fu festival was this past weekend in NYC and, while we weren’t able to attend in person, we were able to check out a few of the films highlighted this year, and one from last year’s Ninja fest.
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Review: Hardcore Henry

Putting you inside the head of a cybernetic super soldier, Hardcore Henry finds the titular character trying to rescue his wife from a psychic (and psychotic) warlord trying to raise an army of cyborgs like Henry.
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Review: The Phoenix Incident

One of the most infamous UFO sightings in history gets a found footage/faux documentary spin in The Phoenix Incident, starring Troy Baker, Yuri Lowenthal, Travis Willingham and Liam O’Brien.
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Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

The “spiritual successor” to Cloverfield is here and while it doesn’t have giant kiaju or found footage chaos, it is an excellently acted, incredibly tense thriller that pulls it’s inspiration from The Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits.
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Review: Weaponized

Despite the presence of two potentially scenery devouring co-stars, a giant robot and nanobots, Weaponized is a pretty standard thriller that recently came out on DVD and Blu-Ray.
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