Deepwater Horizon-Review

Genre: Drama, Thiller, True Story Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, Kate Hudson, and Dylan O’Brien Directed By: Peter Berg Before this movie was even in theaters, I was intrigued by the story. I was only ten years old when the oil spill happened, damaging the oceans and sea life for miles. But I never knew that eleven people had died that traumatic event. This movie sheds light on the brave souls that did…

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‘Gifted’ Review

Cast: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, and Lindsay Duncan Genre: Drama I do not know what it is about this movie, maybe it’s the simple, close-knit setting or maybe it’s the chemistry between all the actors and actresses. There’s something really special about this little indie film. Now personally indie films are either a hit or miss with me, you really need to capture my attention from the beginning. This movie was…

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Mission: Impossible – Fallout Review

Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Angela Bassett, Ving Rhames, and Michelle Monaghan Genre: Thiller, Action Director: Christopher McQuarrie Truthfully, this is the only series that I’ve watched completely out of order. First starting with Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol, Mission Impossible 3, Mission Impossible 2, and Rogue Nation then finally Mission Impossible 6. This series has definitely grown on me. It’s fun, exciting, and manages to out-do itself every time. You’d…

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Displacement

By Elaine Cary Their mother had driven them out to their grandmother’s for the weekend, a trip usually reserved for Christmas day, but on occasion for a boyfriend crisis, where the only remedy was the wisdom of one’s own mother. Usually, their mother turned to Maggie during such plights. ”Us girls get each other,” She would say, and go on about complexities within relationships that Maggie did not get at all, though she pretended to.…

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Shazam!

Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction Cast: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou, Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, and Jovan Armand Director: David F. Sandberg In the dark and brooding essence of the DC Extended Universe, Shazam is definitely one of the bright spots of the DC movies. It’s truly a fun, energetic popcorn film with a ton of heart. There’s so much to like in this film as you are taken…

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Captain Marvel Review

Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan and Annette Bening Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures So I went to this movie with an open mind. Amidst all the mixed reviews and ideologies swirling around I went into this movie wanting to know who is this character, what was her story, what makes her standout. The first half hour felt like…

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A Star Is Born Review

Credits: Genre: Drama, Romance Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliot, Dave Chappelle, and Anthony Ramos Directed By: Bradley Cooper Distributor: Warner Bros. By all means I was excited from the very beginning. From the trailer being released on June 6th, 2018. I was blown away by how magical the trailer was. I only knew of the movie vaguely from previous adaptions: 1947, 1954, and 1976. I noticed that it was made for practically every…

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‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Review

Credits:  Genre: Fantasy, Science-Fiction Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Alison Bre, and Tiffany Haddish. Directed By Mike Mitchell Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures Ever since I was a little kid I have always had a love affair with Legos. I had a huge blue box that held a bunch of lego that my dog would always want to chew on and my mom would constantly step on. With that…

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