Captive State

The resistance will not be televised. 10 years ago, aliens came to Terra Firma with the idea in mind of improving our planet, and in turn, we’d give them many of our resources. And to an extent, they did, lowering crime rates, instituting a stable world structure, and one-party politics. However, not all is well, […]

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Us (2019)

Be afraid of what peers back in that mirror. Over thirty years ago in Santa Cruz, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) experienced a traumatic event that she’s never quite been able to shake completely. It took place in a funhouse at the beach, which explains why Adelaide is less than enthused in returning to close some […]

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Greta

Everything has an end, even companionship. Frances McCullen (Chloë Grace Moretz) is still reeling after the recent loss of her mother. She’s attempting to start anew in Manhattan, leaving Boston and her father behind, and getting by on waitressing and getting some assistance from her best friend/roommate, Erica (Maika Monroe). As many New Yorkers do, […]

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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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Happy Death Day 2U

And we don’t give a f*** it’s not your death day! After breaking free of the unexplained Groundhog Day-esque events in living and dying over and over repeatedly at the hands of the same killer on her birthday, it’s finally a happy day for college student Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe). She’s emerged from the fiasco […]

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What Men Want

Women, always the fairer and more intelligent sex. Welcome to Atlanta where the (sports) players play and the agents try to recruit their talents to their respective agencies. One of these agents is the super successful Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), holding her own and grabbing many of the imaginary brass rings in this male-dominated […]

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Velvet Buzzsaw

Art lives. The rich and pompous spend their time ogling over exquisite pieces of art on the beaches of Miami and the posh spots of Los Angeles. For some, like art critic Morf Vandewalt (Jake Gyllenhaal), his job has turned way too personal, using his words to further some careers and kill others. For others, such […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Love is never without hardship. Ever since they were kids growing up in Harlem, Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) and Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt (Stephan James) were inseparable. Almost seamlessly, their friendship turned into love. The 1970’s have opened up a few things for blacks, but by-and-large, the day-to-day difficulties are still present. Their bond is strong […]

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Escape Room (2019)

Rules aren’t just meant to be broken. Sometimes, they’re in need of being broken. In the Windy City, college student Zoey (Taylor Russell), successful broker Jason (Jay Ellis), retired military veteran Amanda (Deborah Ann Woll), coal miner Mike (Tyler Labine), minimum wage store worker Ben (Logan Miller), and Escape Room superfan Danny (Nik Dodani) are […]

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