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Review: BRAD’S STATUS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Call it typecasting, but Ben Stiller has an undeniable talent for portraying actors going through midlife crises.  He has starred in two Noah Baumbach films, Greenberg and While We’re Young, where he portrayed two very different types of characters going through this crisis very well while […]

Review: KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) After directing movie adaptations of both Kick Ass and Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn has shown that he has the skills and subversive sensibilities to properly do cinematic treatments of Mark Millar graphic novels.  Unlike Kick Ass 2, though, Vaughn thankfully chose to return to the […]

Review: THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) After achieving much critical and financial success with The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie, the Warner Animation Group has returned with yet another Lego feature film.  Based on the Lego Ninjago toy sets and television series, the movie version of this world obviously and […]

Review: KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

By Renee’ Collins Rating: 4.5 (Out of 5 Reels) When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy (IMDB). I was definitely looking forward […]

Review: THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

By Renee’ Collins Rating: 3.5 (Out of 5 Reels) Six young ninjas Lloyd (Dave Franco), Jay (Kumail Nanjiani), Kai (Michael Pena), Cole (Fred Armisen), Zane (Zach Woods) and Nya (Abbi Jacobson) are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago (IMDB). This is the third installment in the LEGO movie franchise and another one is […]