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Welcome to Marwen review

WELCOME to MARWEN Review — These Living Dolls Do Not Endear

Welcome to Marwen Review — Robert Zemeckis’ latest looks like it was intended to be a Forrest Gump for this generation, but it’s no box of chocolates. Before you read this Welcome to Marwen review, stop everything and take a look at the trailer. I’ve conveniently provided it for you here: Doesn’t it look just…

Mary Poppins Returns Review

MARY POPPINS RETURNS Review — It’s Supercalifragelisticespialidocious

Mary Poppins Returns review — So spectacular you’ll always remember the first time you saw it. Every five to ten years or so, a seminal film is released that has so much impact you remember exactly whom you saw it with and where you saw it. Star Wars? The Godfather? Frozen? For me, Mary Poppins…

Bumblebee Review

BUMBLEBEE Review — 10-Year-Old Twins Betty and Winston Give You the Buzz

Bumblebee Review — We know these Transformer movies have been getting worse and worse, but not this one — it’s actually fun! In this prequel to the popular Transformers series (about a race of robots that turn into different vehicles), fan-favorite Bumblebee’s origin story is revealed. In the 1980s, when a girl (Hailee Steinfeld), still mourning the…

The Mule Review

THE MULE Review — A Stubbornly Charming, if Not Thrilling Clint Eastwood Vehicle

The Mule Review — Not exactly what you’d expect from Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper, but it’ll do. Inspired by a true story taken from a magazine article, a creaky but charming old gentleman in his twilight years turns to a life of crime and uses his elderly assets to escape the law. No, this is not…

Music Documentaries

Music Documentaries That Will Inspire, Entertain, and Blow You Away

Cindy Trillo gives us a slick list of some of the best music documentaries made in the past few years. The release of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has ignited passion from music lovers all over the world. We were starstruck, not only by the incredible songs and Queen’s rise to fame, but also by the…

Mortal Engines Review

MORTAL ENGINES Review — Winston Says It’s Crazy But Fun

Mortal Engines Review — 10-year-old Winston says, “There are cities eating each other, and it doesn’t make sense, but it’s kind of fun. Based on the young-adult novel series of the same name, Mortal Engines is set in a dystopian future in which Earth was ravaged by war 1,000 years in the past, and now…

Mary Poppins returns Critics Choice Awards

Critics Choice TV and Movie Awards Noms Feature Family Fare Like MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Mary Poppins Returns, The Americans and The Favorite Score Big in the Critics Choice Awards Nominations Here’s the official scoop on this year’s Critics Choice Awards nominations, from a press release sent out by my beloved organizations: The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced today the nominees for…

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INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Review — Spider-Men, Spider-Girls, Spider-Verse!

10-year-old Winston’s Into the Spider-Verse review says comics fans will be glad Miles Morales is on the big screen at last, and movie fans will learn to love him.  Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the awesome new animated Sony Spider-Man movie. It has better directing and a more compelling storyline than you might expect from…

Green Book Review

GREEN BOOK Review — A Road Trip Like No Other

Green Book Review — Based on a true story, you’ll learn, you’ll laugh, you’ll love. For those of you unfamiliar with the Southern United States prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, “The Negro Motorist Green Book” often shortened to simply the “Green Book,” was originally published by New York City mailman Victor Hugo…

Ralph Breaks the Internet review

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET Review — A Sugar Rush With a Healthy Message

Ralph Breaks the Internet Review — Worth a click in spite of itself. I will confess that Wreck-it Ralph has never been my favorite animated Disney character. He’s sweet but not compelling, and I was never into retro video games. In fact, I’m not into current video games either (one of the many repercussions of…

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