Widows (2018)

Hell hath no fury like women scorned. A precision-based criminal unit specializing in heists over the years in Chicago, Illinois meets their untimely end during one of them. In their demise, they leave their wives in Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debecki), and Amanda (Carrie Coon) attempting to pick up the pieces. […]

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Halloween (2018)

He’s coming home, he’s coming home. Tell the world he’s coming home. Who’s coming home? Michael Myers (Nick Castle), of course. Where’s he returning to? Haddonfield, Illinois, the scene of his infamous massacre 40 years ago on Halloween night. Since that night, Myers has been incarcerated in Smith’s Grove Sanitarium, with many futile efforts made […]

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Bad Times at the El Royale

Staying at Hotel Rwanda might be safer. It is 1969, and right on the edge of Nevada and California is a hotel known as the El Royale. A decade ago, this was the place to be where everyone near and far would come to enjoy life. That was before a deadly incident occurred on the […]

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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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Searching

So very glad I didn’t grow up in this media-centric age. In the early years, David Kim (John Cho) was extremely close to his daughter, Margot (Michelle La). They did everything together, and their adventures were documented over time on the family PC. As things go as it pertains to kids becoming teens, the love […]

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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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Peppermint (2018)

If justice isn’t given, you take it. Riley North (Jennifer Garner) is as mild-mannered as they come. Save for the occasional sharp-tongued comment that’s only done to protect her daughter, Carly (Cailey Fleming) from those dastardly PTA moms, Riley is sweet. Her work is basic as a financial bank manager, and her husband, Chris (Jeff […]

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Mile 22

I wouldn’t want to walk a mile in these peoples’ shoes. When situations call for it, the CIA deploys their best of the best task force to dispose of them. This force is led by one paramilitary operative James Silva (Mark Wahlberg), an individual with the jagged psyche that allows him to only focus on […]

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Mission: Impossible-Fallout

Cut off one head, and two more take its place. Maybe not two, but one considerably stronger than the first. IMF agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) thought he took out the head by taking down Solomon Lang (Sean Harris) and his Syndicate. In his absence, another organization has risen; known only as “Apostles.” This group […]

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