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Monday, March 18, 2019

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” shatters the box office

The sequel to Disney’s “Wreck it Ralph,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet” places Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) and Ralph (John C. Reilly) in a chaotic action-adventure based around internet culture. Opening to an impressive $18 million,...

“Isn’t it Romantic” is a cynical yet hilarious reimagining of the romantic comedy

“Isn’t it Romantic” features cynical, fiercely independent Natalie (Rebel Wilson), as she is transported from her harsh New York City reality into a rose-colored alternate world as she wakes up in her worst nightmare...

Unholy, ugly and unbearable: With cheap jump scares and bad cgi “The Nun” fails...

One of the most inconsistent yet interesting modern movie franchises has to be that of James Wan’s “The Conjuring,” and its respective sequel and spin off titles. The first film, which was released more...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of J.K. Rowling

Here we are once again, another prequel series has hit the silver screen and in an effort to make fast money at the box office, J.K. Rowling has left us with a mediocre filler...

“Captain Marvel” is a marvelous addition to the MCU

“Captain Marvel” is the long-awaited (and much critiqued) addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After being revealed in the end credits scene of “Avengers: Infinity War,” the titular character became a source of...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” is an embodiment of the problem...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” follows a young orphan named Lewis, who moves in with his uncle, Johnathan (Jack Black), following the death of his parents. Shortly after arriving, Lewis discovers...

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a shining hope for the future of Spider-Man films

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse” shares its name with the six part comic book epic “Spider-verse”. Much like the comic, the movie’s elements of featuring multiple Spider-people are prevalent throughout the story with a...

“Venom” is the mildly enjoyable, incohesive mess that everyone saw coming

As I sit down to write this article (directly after I left the theater), “Venom” currently sits at a 31 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.1 on IMDB, with the former (which despite...

“Bumblebee”: a drama disguised as an action flick

“Bumblebee,” now the sixth installment in the “Transformers” franchise, could easily have been a  mindless action movie meant to generate box office revenue, not positive reviews. Expectations weren’t high coming off the tails of...

“Hell Fest” Recycles Old Scares, But Adds Nothing to the Slasher Genre

“Hell Fest” was marketed as a twist on the slasher film go-to: instead of a town or the woods, the masked killer would stalk a group of teenagers in a Halloween-themed traveling amusement park...