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Movie Review: The Equalizer

Movie Review: The Equalizer
THE EQUALIZER Genre: Action Rating: R Running Time: 132 mins. Premise: Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), a hardware store employee by day, single-handedly takes on the whole Russian mafia after they beat up a young prostitute (Chloe Grace Moretz) whom McCall had befriended. Behind-the-Scenes: Based on the TV series that ran from 1985 to 1989.  Sony... Read more »

Movie Review: The Drop

Movie Review: The Drop
THE DROP Genre: Thriller Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: When Chechen goons force Bob, a barkeep (Tom Hardy,) and his boss (James Gandolfini) to receive a bundle of cash on Super Bowl Sunday, a series of increasingly dangerous and violent events unfold. Behind-the-Scenes: This is Gandolfini’s last film role.  Screenwriter Dennis Lehane adapted... Read more »

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Genre: Comic Book Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 122 mins. Premise: When the galaxy is threatened by the evil Ronan the Accuser, five criminals (including an outlaw who calls himself Star-Lord, a green-skinned mercenary, musclebound revenge-seeker, talking raccoon, and humanoid tree) must put aside their differences to team up and work together... Read more »
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Movie Review: Think Like a Man Too

Movie Review: Think Like a Man Too
THINK LIKE A MAN TOO Genre: Romantic Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: On the eve of their Vegas wedding, Candace (Regina Hall) and Michael (Terrence Jenkins) are joined by their couple friends for dueling bachelor-bachelorette parties in the city of sin. Behind-the-Scenes: Kevin Hart, fresh off hits Ride Along and About Last Night from... Read more »

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Genre: Animated Fantasy Adventure Rating: PG Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: 5 years after the first film, Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon, Toothless, face off against the evil Drago and his army of brainwashed dragons.  Along the way, Hiccup reunites with his long lost mother (voiced... Read more »

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street
22 JUMP STREET Genre: Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 112 mins. Premise: Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) are charged by their superior officer to do the exact same thing they did last time, so they infiltrate a college, posing as students to bring down an illegal drug operation. Behind-the-Scenes: The whole gang is... Read more »
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Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow
EDGE OF TOMORROW Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 113 mins. Premise: A public relations officer (Tom Cruise) is forced into an epic war with alien squid creatures, and finds himself caught in a time loop, living and dying and repeating the same day over and over.  As he faces the same battle scenarios,... Read more »

Movie Review: Blended

Movie Review: Blended
BLENDED Genre: Romantic Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 117 mins. Premise: After a disastrous first date, widower dad Jim (Adam Sandler) and divorced mom Lauren (Drew Barrymore) find themselves vacationing at the same African resort with families in tow.  Can they stop bickering and fighting long enough for true love to blossom? Behind-the-Scenes: This is the... Read more »

Movie Review: Godzilla (2014)

Movie Review: Godzilla (2014)
GODZILLA Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 123 mins. Premise: When a pair of nuclear radiant, skyscraper-size MUTOs (Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism) threaten to mate and unleash their spawn on the planet, the U.S. military is faced with the decision to bomb them from here to kingdom come, or allow the big lizard that’s... Read more »
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Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Genre: Superhero Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 141 mins. Premise: Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) struggles with dating Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) while fending off villains Electro (Jamie Foxx) and old pal Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), who has transformed himself into the Green Goblin. Behind-the-Scenes: In an effort to ape what Marvel... Read more »