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“Tomorrowland’s” future is dimly lit

“Tomorrowland” takes a few Disneyland references and slaps them onto the background of a film that otherwise does not feel like a Disney movie. Brad Bird, known for his experiences in both writing and...

Dirty Grandpa” riddled with bad jokes

The all-star cast of “Dirty Grandpa,” including Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is sadly this film’s only silver lining. Aside from the A-list actors, the movie only succeeds in making cringe-worthy and tasteless...

“13TH” offers harrowing tale of oppression

“13th” tells the harrowing tale of modern day slavery in America’s prison industry. From the beginning, powerful imagery traces the roots of inequality back to the antebellum South. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay does a brilliant...

“Baywatch,” don’t watch

“Baywatch” centers around some meat-headed lifeguards who handle extremely farcical incidents that occur on a hazard-prone beach. With a beach so susceptible to danger, one would think the police would be involved, but no,...

“The Incredibles 2” offers fans a reason to forgive Brad Bird for “Tomorrowland”

It’s been nearly 14 years since the release of “The Incredibles,” and other than the occasional outcry for a sequel, or the equally sporadic and random influxes of “Where’s my supersuit” memes which served...

“Avengers: Endgame”: the decisive end fans wanted

“Avengers: Endgame” is an epic finale to the 11-year, 22-movie saga that started an $18.9 billion franchise. A successor to 2018’s “Infinity War,” this film showcases the best of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...

‘Vampires vs. the Bronx’ utilizes a frail plot that even its humour can’t redeem

A group of kids in a small town uniting to obliterate an evil penetrating their home has often captured the audience's attention, as was the case with “Stranger Things” and “IT.” An unknown entity...

“Argo” Review

Through most of film history, audiences have been attracted to films based on true stories. They want to see something that really happened and feel like they were there. Though these films often exaggerate...

“Snitch” Review

Sitting through “Snitch” is much like walking through a museum or a time machine. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson reprises his role as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson from seemingly every film he’s ever starred in....

“That Awkward Moment” Review

I tried giving “That Awkward Moment” at least some credit for attempts at originality by using a hashtag as its title — until the Internet told me this was apparently done in 2012. In...