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Movie Review: “The Foreigner”

Jackie Chan stars as Quon, the father of a young woman killed in an IRA bombing in London. The bombing marks the first in 19 years and is claimed by a group called the Authentic IRA. Distraught, Quon seeks revenge on the men who did it and is frustrated by the lack of progress by […]

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Movie Review: “Blade Runner 2049”

This movie stars Ryan Gosling as a replicant known as K and the time is 2049 in Los Angeles. As a blade runner, his job with the LAPD is to hunt down the older model replicants and kill them. On one mission, he uncovers a mystery and the key to solving it is Deckard, a […]

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Movie Review: “Jackie”

This movie came out last year, but I could never find it in my local theaters. So, I finally found it on HBO. Natalie Portman stars as Jackie Kennedy, the wife of our slain President, John F. Kennedy. When the story opens, she’s at the family home in Kennebunkport, Maine waiting for a reporter to […]

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Movie Review: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

When all of ten Kingsman locations in the UK are destroyed, the two remaining agents, Eggsy and Baldwin, implement the doomsday protocol where they join forces with the agents of the Statesman, an American counterpart headed by Champ. The person responsible for the destruction is Poppy, the head of the world’s largest drug cartel who […]

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Movie Review: “American Assassin”

Michael Keaton stars as Stan Hurley, a grizzly old veteran of the CIA who trains Mitch Rapp, played by Dylan O’Brien as a new assassin. The story begins 18 months earlier when Mitch and his girlfriend, Katrina, are on vacation. He’s just proposed to her and to celebrate, he gets a couple of drinks. While […]

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Movie Review: “Wind River”

This movie was inspired by actual events and takes place in Wyoming in Wind River Country. Jeremy Renner has an outstanding performance as Cory Lambert, who is a game warden and hunter. While hunting for a cougar who killed a steer, he finds the body of a young girl. She was the best friend of […]

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Movie Review: “Birth of a Dragon”

Ever wonder how and why Bruce Lee got Kong Fu movies started? This movie provides some answers. It’s based on a true story about a match between Bruce Lee and a Shaolin monk by the name of Wong Jack Man. Philip Ng stars as Bruce Lee and Xia Yu is Wong Jack Man. Wong arrives […]

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Movie Review: “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson make a good team in this comedy/action movie. Reynolds is Michael Bryce who owns a bodyguard business in London, while Jackson is Kincaid, a hitman, wanted by everyone, but in this case, wanted as a witness against the tyrannical president of Belarus. Bryce has until tomorrow at five to […]

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Movie Review: “The Dark Tower”

This movie was based on a series of books written by Stephen King. I really enjoyed this film in spite of what other reviewers said. Like all fantasy movies, you have to accept the premise to begin with–there is a dark tower in the middle of the universe that protects Keystone Earth and other planets […]

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Movie Review: “Atomic Blonde”

Charlize Theron stars as the Atomic Blonde, even though she’s never referred to by that moniker. In fact for a secret agent, she’s too striking and stands out in a crowd, but she does an outstanding job in her role. The movie is based on a graphic novel, “The Coldest City” by Antony Johnston and […]

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