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REVIEW: ‘Good Boys’—this summer success will take you back to middle school

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William Becker, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

“Good Boys” is a perfect image of the transition between childhood and teenage years. It has this odd sort of nostalgia that is represented by an awkward, clunky sense of juvenile humor that never feels too over the top like “Sausage Party” or most things Adam Sandler has done since 1999. “Go...

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”: Taking it all in stride

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2019

By the time you are reading this, Tarantino’s ninth feature film will have been in theaters for six weeks, having already managed to gross about 283 million dollars worldwide, tripling its 90 million production budget. Allow me to claim that this is the most important success story of the summer movie ...

REVIEW: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’

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Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

It is amazing how many franchises seem to be reaching climactic endings this year. The Marvel Cinematic Universe will end their big story arc with “Avengers: Endgame” next month. “Game of Thrones” will start its final season this April as well. Now, we have the end to the nine-year-long “How...

REVIEW: “Robin Hood”

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Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

As an avid reader and lover of folk tales, I get excited when I see new versions of old-school heroes being brought to the big screen. I get less excited when I see them met with critical and commercial lambasting, such as with last year’s "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword." It is only now that I truly...

REVIEW: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

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Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Many wept when the Harry Potter series finally concluded in 2011 but, since Hollywood can never let some franchises die, the Wizarding World has been kept alive by the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Starting in 2016, these films chronicle the efforts to defeat Voldemort’s predecessor, Gellert Grindelwald,...

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