Solo

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Solo is a rare title that perfectly clarifies expectation. It has to be asked: is Star Wars in danger of not being special anymore?
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

With dozens of main characters at play, each with their individual storylines and baggage in the mix, directors Anthony and Joe Russo achieve the near impossible task of making AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR live up to (and perhaps surpass) expectations.
Ready Player One

Ready Player One (2018)

Does Steven Spielberg's READY PLAYER ONE, the much anticipated big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline's novel, provide the optimum Easter egg hunt for Easter weekend?
Black Panther

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther presents the long awaited debut of a black-led superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but is it the masterpiece many are claiming it to be?
Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI pulls off the neat trick of meeting all expectations - for better & worse. A mixed bag of shining moments within a disjointed plot.
Justice League

Justice League (2017)

JUSTICE LEAGUE succeeds purely on the benefit of low expectations. The little fun it offers is bogged down by a disjointed screenplay and a scabrous tone...
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

A stranded train. A murder. 13 suspects. The world's most famous detective. This is the set up for Kenneth Branagh's ambitious MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS.
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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Of the long running singular MCU heroes, Thor has often been deemed as less than mighty. Does THOR: RAGNAROK's shift in tone give new life to the series?
Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

BLADE RUNNER 2049 is one of the most jarring, atmospheric experiences in recent years and a noble successor to the visual masterwork of the original.
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Blade Runner (1982)

With the sequel due out tomorrow, we take a look at 1982's original BLADE RUNNER starring Harrison Ford. Is it really the masterpiece many claim it is?

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The Watcher in the Woods (1980): A Disney Horror Film?

We close out October with an oxymoron: a legitimate Disney horror film - 1980's The Watcher in the Woods. Disney may rule fantasy but can it produce effective scares?
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Top Nostalgic Character Deaths