The Grinch

Even the smallest of hearts can one day be enlarged. Unless, you’re The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch). Mr. Grinch is the resident downer of Whoville, literally living to be the thorniest thorn in the city as a result of childhood trauma. Crazy thing is, despite his gruff demeanor and propensity to make life difficult for everyone, […]

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Death, taxes, and Disney live adapting old childhood stories. It’s Christmas time, and Clara (Mackenzie Foy) holds a heavy heart. The holiday simply isn’t the same without the presence of her late mother, a famed inventor. Before her passing, she left each one of her kids a gift. For Clara, that gift happens to be […]

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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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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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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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The LEGO Batman Movie

Shamone!  In Gotham City, of course, resides Bruce Wayne, aka Batman (Will Arnett). As he’s done for the past 78 or so years, the Caped Crusader defends his city from all of its evil-doers, most notably The Joker (Zach Galifianakis). Despite always “beating” Joker and the rest of Gotham’s criminal denizens, Batman has never fully eradicated, […]

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Finding Dory: Movie Man Jackson

Forget things much? Not as much as Dory. One year after helping Merlin (Albert Brooks) find his son, Nemo (Hayden Rolence), Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), has really become a part of their family. Dory, unfortunately, was separated from her family as a young fish. She still suffers from short-term memory loss, which can make it more […]

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Max: Movie Man Jackson

“Max just has to know you want him.” The other, smaller, Max of 2015. Out in Afghanistan, US Marine Kyle Wincott (Robbie Amell), makes rounds with his most loyal friend, German Shepherd Max. Max servers as his eyes, ears, and support during the most harrowing of times. Sadly, Kyle loses his life during a patrol with his unit, and […]

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Inside Out: Movie Man Jackson

“Crying helps me slow down and obsess over the weight of life’s problems.” Inside Out proves that Randy Orton isn’t the only guy who hears voices in his head. Eleven-year old Riley is more than content with her family, life, and friends in Minnesota. As life would have it though, her father’s new job forces the family […]

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Big Hero 6: Movie Man Jackson

“I am satisfied with my care.” A note to the U.S. Congress and the administration after seeing Big Hero 6: Do whatever is needed to get Baymaxcare implemented. In the city of San Fransokyo, adolescent Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter), isn’t your average adolescent. At 14, he is already a high school graduate. Needless to […]

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