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Spoiler Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

SPOILERS for the new Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie lie here. Be warned. If you want to be surprised, don’t read. If you’re there for the special effects, this review won’t matter. You’ll enjoy them. Pirates of … Continue reading

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Intense and Powerful – ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’

The Zookeeper’s Wife isn’t an easy movie to enjoy, but it’s so worthwhile to see. SPOILERS Continue reading

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Why all the kudos for ‘Logan?’

The first time I saw Logan, I was appalled by the violence and turned off by the story. I decided to give it another chance, see it a second time to see if I had the same reaction. So several … Continue reading

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Is the new “Ghostbusters” so special?

So many of my friends are over-the-stars about the new all-woman Ghostbusters that I decided to see it a second time to see if my first reaction was wrong. They sing it’s importance in the fight for female equality. I just thought … Continue reading

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“Tarzan” has come a long way

The new movie The Legend of Tarzan is not your great-grandfather’s “Tarzan.” I admit I went for Alexander Skarsgård’s admirable muscles and pecs, but stayed for the plot. I even went back for a second viewing. The original  “Tarzan of the Apes” was published … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Free State of Jones

I’m back! My apologies for not posting recently. I have been posting some of my movie reviews at an U.K. website http://www.culturedVultures.com but this movie, Free State of Jones is about the American Civil War from the Confederate side. I decided to publish it … Continue reading

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Urban destruction, summer 2016 cinema-style

It’s summer. That means it’s time for major world cities to get destroyed by aliens, ghosts and/or superheroes. It’s also time to start investing in companies that rebuild infrastructure and buildings since if you see an alien invasion force arriving … Continue reading

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