Palm Springs (2020)

To the struggle. November 9th, the year is unknown. In Palm Springs, a wedding is scheduled to take place. Nyles (Andy Samberg) has attended with his girlfriend who is in the ceremony, the young and ditzy Misty (Meredith Hagner). They’re not good for each other and the end is closer than the beginning. Weddings have […]

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What to Watch: Mortal Kombat (1995)

It’s a Mortal Kombat world, and we’re all just living in it. With the heavy life behind last year’s still trucking Mortal Kombat 11 in newly released DLC (Aftermath), animated movie (Scorpion’s Revenge) and a tentatively scheduled March 2021 reboot, the franchise of MK will never be killed. It would be easy to forget we […]

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Extra Ordinary

World. Class. In Ireland, the Extra Ordinary loner Rose (Maeve Higgins) is attempting to live a normal life. She’s got the talents that see her talk to the paranormal, sending spirits and ghosts to where they need to be. Her skills were cultivated alongside her father, Vincent Dooley (Risteárd Cooper), a legendary paranormal expert who […]

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The Lighthouse (2019)

T Killing a seabird. Invokes as much bad luck as spilling the salt. In 1890’s offshore New England, old and creaky lighthouse keeper Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) hires young wickie Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) to do menial work around the property for one month. Tom gets a younger hand, and Ephraim—aka “Lad”—gets to learn the […]

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IT Chapter 2

Turn light into dark. 27 years have passed since The Losers Club faced their fears and defeated the terrorizing Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). In those 27 years, almost all its members have left the godforsaken town of Derry, Maine for bigger and better things. Bill (James McAvoy) has become a mystery writer, Beverly (Jessica Chastain), a […]

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Isn’t It Romantic (2019)?

Can always use more of Vanessa Carlton’s A Thousand Miles. At an early age, a once-idealistic view on love existed in the heart of Natalie (Rebel Wilson). That is, until her mother informed her, rather bluntly, that the type of things seen in Pretty Woman, Sleepless in Seattle, any J. Lo movie, and the like don’t […]

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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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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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