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Review: JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

By Laurie Coker Rating: B+/A- Picking up where the original 1995 version starring Robin Williams left off, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle highlights a wonderfully comedic cast. Witty dialogue and a fast-paced storyline from a host of talented writers keep the film from bogging down during its nearly two-hour runtime. Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack […]

Review: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

By Laurie Coker Rating: A It seems that each year, a requisite musical comes to the big screen. Often a Hollywood will fashion a film from a Broadway hit. This year, The Greatest Showman, based on the life of P.T.Barnum, founder of the three-ring circus spectacular, makes its way to theatres – not by way […]

Review: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

By Laurie Coker Rating: A- Keeping pace with a giant is no easy task and saying that the Star Wars franchise is a giant underestimates it. Watching the most recent in the series – Star Wars: The Last Jedi – not only demonstrates how far movie-making has come, it further seats George Lucas as the […]

Review: FERDINAND

By Laurie Coker Rating: C Ferdinand is a great deal of bull. Even with voice talent as varied as the bulls in the yard, the picture book turned animated feature, Ferdinand, fails to please audience members over the age of six or seven. There just isn’t much meat on the bones of the story. The […]

Review: THOR: RAGNAROK

By Laurie Coker Rating: A Thor: Ragnarok rocks. It is a raucous, at times, hilarious ride through a exquisitely imagined universe.  True to form, there are delightful, funny cameos, witty, sometimes cheesy, humor and insanely wild action sequences. Director Taika Waititi, brings his eccentric comic awareness to the film, making for fast-paced, perfectly timed entertainment.  […]