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Review: The Mummy

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Review: The Mummy

Since 1923 with the release of The Hunchback of Notre Dame audiences have been intrigued and delighted by The Universal Monsters: Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolf-Man, The Bride, and The Creature, etc. This summer fans once again are treated to a new version of one of the monsters’ oldest founding members: The Mummy. Along for the ride this time is superstar Tom Cruise. Together they make a pretty fun and entertaining monster movie that lays the groundwork for a whole new monster universe.

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Review: Wonder Woman

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Review: Wonder Woman

After years of waiting and many attempts Wonder Woman has finally gotten a big budget movie. After an appearance in the massively lackluster Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Justice last year, WB/DC finally got itself a hit with a good film. Only took four tries. But hey maybe “fourth time’s a charm” is the new three. What could have been another disappointing disaster ends up being one great comic book movie. From start to finish this is the movie fans have been waiting for.

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Review: Baywatch

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Review: Baywatch

Let’s face it: The Rock is awesome. And pretty much everything he does is awesome, good or bad. So when it was announced that he was doing the Baywatch movie based on the television show which ran eleven seasons from 1989-2001, and it was getting this 21 Jump Street movie treatment, where they poke fun at it while actually making a movie about it, I was sold. What could have been really terrible ended up being a hilarious and raunchy movie that was very entertaining.

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Once again Disney sets sail with another installment in the hugely popular Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. With their fifth film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush reprise their roles as Jack Sparrow and Hector Barbossa, respectively. Also staring are newcomers to the franchise, Javier Bardem as Armando Salazar, Brenton Thwaites as Henry Turner and Kaya Scodelario as Carina Smyth. Also featuring Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly as Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, following their absence from the fourth installment, On Stranger Tides.

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Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

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Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

About every ten years or so new filmmakers like to remake/reboot/reimagine classic tales, folklore or novels. Typical examples are Tarzan, Robin Hood, and the legend of King Arthur. This year is no exception, with a brand new telling of the King Arthur legend in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. But this time around it’s directed by the always-stylistic Guy Ritchie, mostly known for Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, and the Sherlock Holmes series. Here he brings his unique vision and style, keeping some of the old story in place and working new elements into the legend. It’s full of magic, action and humor and is one incredible fantasy-action flick.

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May has finally arrived and with the temperature slowly starting to heat up around the country it’s time for the annual onslaught of the big budget box-office summer movies to begin. And starting us off as usual is Marvel Studios. This year is the return of our favorite space trekking heroes in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It’s going to be another box-office-breaking smash-hit for Marvel/Disney as they deliver once again a great, fun, action-packed comic book movie.

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