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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

Every year, British film studios treat American audiences to a bevy of multiple period pieces that pervade cinemas come Oscar season. Studios like BBC Films, Film4, BFI, Path√© and Working Title all have their stake in this massive market of films, including such Oscar-winners like “The Theory of Everything,” “The Danish Girl,” “The King’s Speech” […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Rock Dog’ is a cute, yet shameless rip-off of so many better films

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Rock Dog’ is a cute, yet shameless rip-off of so many better films

Animated films are from a niche market these days, with nearly every studio in deals with various animation houses to put out a barrage of family-friendly films for both children and adults. Additionally, animated films are goldmines, with movies like “Frozen,” “Minions,” “Toy Story 3,”¬†“Finding Dory” and “Zootopia” all grossing over $1 billion at the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ sets the bar early for animated films in 2017

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ sets the bar early for animated films in 2017

In 2014, critics and audiences alike were shell-shocked at the level of charm that “The Lego Movie” had. It was a funny, beautifully crafted, surprisingly dark and super clever animated film that used its self-awareness to its glorious advantage. Of course, “The Lego Movie” has its inevitable sequel hitting theaters in 2019, but Warner Animation […]

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