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Film review: Central Intelligence with The Rock and Kevin Hart

Central Intelligence: There is no bigger movie star than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, because that dude is huge. Which means that everything he does is so much. His smile is, literally, bigger than anyone’s, his punches and kicks are those of a giant, and each weird physical tic is magnified to a level most bodies […]

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Film Review: Warcraft

How can I sell you on the Warcraft movie? Let’s try: Warcraft is the most confidently nerdy blockbuster since at least Lord of The Rings. Warcraft is going to drop you right into the tent of an orc clan chieftain named Durotan, who have united with all other orcs under the warlock Gul’Dan to leave […]

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Film Review: The Magic of “Now You See Me 2”

The 2013 box office success Now You See Me introduced four incredible illusionists called the Four Horsemen doing a dazzling magic act in one city, while performing an elaborate bank heist in another. Now, they’re back in a sequel that’s just as dazzling and twisting, too. Just to recap, the Horsemen are the fearless leader Daniel […]

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Film review: X-Men: Apocalypse

I can’t tell you why they made X-Men: Apocalypse, because unlike Professor Charles Xavier, I cannot enter the minds of those who decreed it would be so. When Bryan Singer made the first X-Men film in 2000, there was at least the drive to take superheroes more seriously on the screen, which, however the results […]

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Film Review: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, a worthy sequel

Rare is the comedy sequel that is even good, let alone better than its already good predecessor. But even rarer is the one that actually expands its scope, building on its first installment to get at something bigger. In the first Neighbors, two new parents, Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) contend with the […]

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