Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Sadly, still missing this great theme song to kick things off. Sarah Quinn (Madison Iseman) and younger brother Sonny (Jeremy Ray Taylor) reside in the sleepy town of Wardenclyffe with their mother, Kathy (Wendi McLendon-Covey). For Sarah, she’s trying to smash through a writer’s block and finish a college essay that could put her in Columbia […]

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A Simple Favor

Would you kindly do…A Simple Favor? Widow Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) gets by with her deceased husband’s life insurance and manning a popular—if oft-ridiculed, vlog on YouTube. The bubbly mother immerses herself in the life of her son, Miles (Joshua Satine) and his class. Miles is best friends with another boy in the class, whose […]

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The House With a Clock In Its Walls

Time waits for no man, or house. Upon the death of his parents, young Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vacarro) is taken in by his uncle, Jonathan (Jack Black). Jonathan lives in a sprawling mansion with his old friend in Florence (Cate Blanchett). There’s something about this house. Inanimate objects move, and, there’s a frequent ticking sound […]

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Crazy Rich Asians

Someone cannot be made into something they’re not. Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is not a millionaire. But, she is a self-sufficient Chinese-American, growing up in the US when her mother left China for a fresh start. In the process she’s become the youngest professor in NYU’s history, teaching game theory. In between it all, she’s […]

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BlacKkKlansman

All power…to all people. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) has wanted to be in law enforcement ever since being a youngster. In 1979, he answers the call of the Colorado Springs Police Department and becomes the new rookie donning the blues. He becomes a Jackie Robinson figure of sorts; the only black detective in the entire […]

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Blindspotting

What’s right in front of us isn’t always visible. Collin (Daveed Diggs) is a convicted, African-American felon. He’s served his stint in the local Oakland jail, and returns to civilization on a one-year probation period spent under the watch of a halfway house. His childhood friend, the Caucasian, loose cannon Miles (Rafael Casal), continuously makes things […]

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Sorry to Bother You

White smile and white dial. Oakland, California resident Cassius “Cash” Green (Lakeith Stanfield) is in need of employment. Any employment. What is the one industry that’ll hire on spot as long as a person has a pulse? Telemarketing. Cash is hired by RegalView to sell anything and everything on commission. Quickly, he finds he’s not […]

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Uncle Drew

LeBron could have used this guy in the Finals. And every one of his creaky teammates, for that matter. In Harlem, New York, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is struggling to get by, making next to nothing as a Foot Locker employee. His girlfriend, Jess (Tiffany Haddish) takes advantage of his passive nature and consistently rings […]

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Incredibles 2

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times in which the “hero” within us is revealed. After saving the day yet again against The Underminer, little has changed for superheroes, who are still essentially barred from doing what they do best in the world. The Parr family of Bob/Mr. Incredible (Craig T. […]

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Fishbowl California

Two negatives make a positive. Getting dangerous close to the age of 30 is Rodney (Steve Olson). The loser is in a perpetual statis, having never held a job for more than six weeks and currently without one. He’s on the verge of getting evicted from his apartment. At least he’s got the love of […]

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