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

Review: Stranger Things Season 2

One of the most anticipated pop culture events of the year, does Stranger Things Season 2 live up to the hype as a new threat from the Upside Down threatens the gang in Hawkins?
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Review: Jigsaw

After seven years, the games begin again as five new players are put into a series of traps and the detectives on the trail uncover evidence that John Kramer (Tobin Bell) may not be as dead as everyone believes.
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‘Never Hike Alone’ Fan Film Revives Friday The 13th Series

It’s been a sad decade for fans of the Friday The 13th series. We’ve heard neither “kee-kee-kee” nor “ah-ah-ah” from Jason Voorhees since the 2009 remake, despite its┬ácommercial success and (generally) positive fan response. It marks the longest run without a Friday The 13th movie in the history of the franchise. Lucky for us, a […]
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on October 27, 2017

Review: Geostorm

Despite it’s ridiculous premise and crazy trailers, Geostorm is mostly a boring slog of a disaster action movie with nothing you haven’t seen done bigger and better in other disaster movies.
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Review: Blade Runner 2049

Expanding the world and upping the stakes, Blade Runner 2049 is a visually stunning sci-fi epic that may be the Terminator 2 to the original Blade Runner’s The Terminator.
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Review: Infinity Chamber

Set in the future where an automated security system controls the justice system, Infinity Chamber finds Frank Lerner (Christopher Soren Kelly) arrested for seemingly nothing and thrown into a cell controlled by an AI named HOWARD and a device that can probe his memories to determine his innocence or guilt.
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Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Secret Service was one of the most pleasant surprises of 2014, a kick ass homage to Roger Moore era Bond that was also completely over the top. The Golden Circle can’t quite live up to the bar set by the first movie but it’s still a fun spy romp as Kingsman teams up with their southern fried American counterparts, Statesman.
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Review: American Assassin

Based on the action thriller books by Vince Flynn, Dylan O’Brien plays Mitch Rapp, who is recruited into the CIA’s black ops unit Orion to train as an assassin and take out terrorist threats.
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Review: IT

A reboot of the Stephen King novel, and the 90s miniseries with the indelible performance of Tim Curry, the new IT is an excellent reboot that wisely updates and cuts certain things while keeping the heart and scares intact as The Losers’ Club takes on the horrifying entity that prays on their fears.
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Review: The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower series is Stephen King’s magnum opus but unlike the unique and complex story told in the eight novels, the movie version strips everything to the bone for an incredibly generic “stop the end of the world” action movie.
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