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Movie Review: “Transformers: The Last Knight”

Not only did King Arthur have his knights of the Roundtable, but he also had a dozen transformer knights as well. In addition, Merlin was given a special staff that was used to defeat the King’s enemies, but it was buried with him when he died. Now the Creator of the transformers wants it back […]

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Movie Review: “Megan Leavey”

This movie is based on a true story. Megan Leavey is a teenager without direction, without friends, without hope. She knows she has to find a way out, but thus far, hasn’t been able to find it. One day, she passes a Marine Recruiting Office and decides to join the U.S. Marines. After basic training, […]

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Movie Review: “The Mummy” (2017)

Tom Cruise stars as Nick Morton, a soldier in the U.S. Army, on patrol in Iraq (Mesopotamia). He and Sergeant Vail (Jake Johnson) attempt to find the lost city of Haram filled with antiquities when they come under fire from insurgent fighters. They call in an airstrike and the fighters run off, but left behind […]

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Movie Review: “Wonder Woman”

Another superhero comes to the big screen. Wonder Woman comes alive as Gal Gadot stars in this feature film. She does an outstanding job. In prior films, she had a very small part to play but this time, the film was all hers. I enjoyed this film immensely. The story introduces us to Diana, the […]

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Movie Review: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

The latest episode of Captain Jack Sparrow has been released from Disney and it is the best of the follow-ons so far. It has a good story and leaves plenty of leeway for another episode. Johnny Depp reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow and is augmented by a fine cast. The story begins with […]

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Movie Review: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword”

This is the latest version of the King Arthur legend and unfortunately, it failed to meet my expectations. The story opens as Uther Pendragon is attacked by the dark forces of the wizard Mordred and is killed. His brother, Vortigern, takes the throne and with the help of some unusual sea creatures, half octopus and […]

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Movie Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2”

Chris Pratt revives his role as Star Lord or Peter Quill, the leader of the Guardians. They’ve been hired to by the Sovereigns to protect their batteries from a beast and they successfully destroy it.  However, Rocket steals a few of the batteries for himself and leaves with the crew.  The Sovereigns send their armada […]

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Movie Review: “The Circle (2017)”

Tom Hanks stars as Eamon Bailey, the CEO of a large tech firm similar to Google or Apple.  One of his new employees, Mae Holland played by Emma Watson, becomes the darling of the firm and everyone wants to know about her.  Initially, she finds intrusion on her privacy to be amusing and even likes […]

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Movie Review: “Born in China”

In honor of Earth Day, Disneynature produced a film of the wildlife in China.  Too often, we think only of China in terms of its population or economy, but there is a whole section of the country that is open, uninhabited, and wild. The film followed several groups of animals–cranes, Golden snub-nosed monkeys, snow leopards, […]

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Movie Review: “Fate of the Furious”

The Fast and Furious series of movies continues.  This one is probably the more complicated and interesting version of them all.  Of course, Vin Diesel stars with his family and adds Dwayne Johnson and Jason Stathan.  In addition, Charlize Theron plays the psychopath, Cipher and does a fine job of it. You may have seen […]

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