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It’s time to head back to the wizarding world in “Fantastic Beasts and Where...

It’s been five years since the last “Harry Potter” movie was released, and now it’s finally time to revisit J.K. Rowling’s expansive wizarding world. In “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” director David...

“The Age of Adaline”: Boring Dorian Gray

I have a question for all of you. Would you be comfortable being in a committed relationship with someone who had previously been in a sexual relationship with one of your parents? Just speak...

“Killing Them Softly” Review

I had very high expectations for director/screenwriter Andrew Dominik’s new film “Killing Them Softly” (based on the 1974 novel “Cogan’s Trade” by George V. Higgins). Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini and Richard Jenkins...

“Burnt” is on fire

    Perfect — this is a word meant to describe something that has no flaws in regards to the objective it was designed to fulfill. It is something that Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) strives...

“The Babadook” reads as best horror movie this year

“If it’s in a word, or it’s in a look, you can’t get rid of The Babadook.” With little to no major marketing this horror film has flown under the radar of many moviegoers. “The...

“Maleficent” fails to recapture Disney’s best villainess

Hollywood has been on a kick lately with films like “Jack the Giant Slayer” and “Snow White and the Huntsman” — and television as well with “Once Upon a Time” — trying to breathe...

The Rock rocks amidst falling rocks in the raucous “San Andreas”

My goodwill towards action movies is uncharacteristically strong, partly because of “Mad Max: Fury Road” and partly because I recently re-watched the first “Die Hard.” Because of this, I decided to see “San Andreas,”...

“Gangster Squad” Movie Review

In the aftermath of the tragic shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colorado, Warner Bros. Pictures pulled “Gangster Squad” from a pre-Oscar release in September and shelved it; the then-controversial scene involving a theater...

“Logan” boldly bids Marvel icon farewell

Calling “Logan” a superhero film betrays its most human elements. The title alone distinguishes itself as a more grounded, matured tale of a man with a looming past seeking to catch up to him....

“Mockingjay” leaves you hungry for part two

Say what you want, but I am awfully grateful that we live in an age where countless young adult book series are transformed into insanely popular blockbuster hits — and no, that is not...