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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The Invisible Man (2020)

“Don’t let him win by bringing him back to life.” That’s a statement Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) hears from Tom (Michael Dorman), a lawyer who happens to the brother of Cecilia’s husband, millionaire tech whiz entrepreneur Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). A tumultuous marriage between the two has seemingly seen its conclusion, punctuated by Cecilia walking away […]

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Hollow Man

The spirit is willing to do a lot of things when the flesh is nonexistent. Brilliant biologist Doctor Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon) is furiously at work attempting to crack the formula for invisibility and re-visibility that would be used for the U.S. military. Alongside his lab team, which includes scientist—and ex-girlfriend—Linda (Elizabeth Shue) and researcher […]

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Underwater (2020)

What’s worse, being stranded in space or Underwater? The argument can be made that at least space is visible. On a scientific expedition many leagues under the sea, a rig gets hit hard with an anomaly, making the ship unusable and unsafe for living. Evacuation is an obvious must, though all routes to escape are […]

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Gemini Man (2019)

If you can’t stand the sight of what stares back at you in the mirror, then it’s time to assess why. After decades of serving his country, Henry Brogan (Will Smith) has had enough. He’s regarded as the United States’ best government assassin, protecting her interests and national security. But even the most cold-blooded assassins […]

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Ad Astra

If the answers we seek may just be outside our reach, what does that imply about the questions? Following in the footsteps of his father, legendary astronaut Doctor H. Clifford McBride’s (Tommy Lee Jones), Major Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) has carved quite the resume himself, repeatedly proving to be the coolest customer in the hottest […]

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Auggie

Most people want to retire, but only if it’s on their own terms. That’s the position that Felix (Richard Kind) finds himself in after a long and successful run with his company as a lead design architect. He knew the time was coming, though not this fast. At his retirement party, he doesn’t receive a […]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Eurotrips are supposed to be fun, not stressful. You can’t blame Peter Parker (Tom Holland) for wanting to put a pause on being Spider-Man and just be a teenager for a little bit. He and other emerged from The Decimation (known in some corners of the world as “The Blip”) to come back to their […]

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Avengers: Endgame

Reader’s note (as if you care at this point): No explicit spoilers, though an aspect or two may be implied. But really, over two billion box office worldwide as of this writing indicates you’ve probably already seen.  It’s that time of the game, where the sacrifice play might have to be made; lay down on […]

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Dark Phoenix

Traveling back in time can’t prevent this threat from existing. In this new present for the X-Men, they are not only accepted by humans, but loved for their mutant abilities. Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) is in charge of putting his team in increasingly more difficult scenarios. One puts them in space, seeing Mystique (Jennifer […]

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