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Kong: Skull Island Review

2017 heralds the return of one of Hollywood’s all-time biggest (hee hee) movie stars, the fictional giant ape ‘King Kong’. After receiving a few retellings of his classic story and several other strange off-shoots, we now have a major new Kong movie that reboots his story in a way that honors its history, but also sets itself apart boldly and distinctly. It stumbles here and there, but overall “Kong: Skull Island” is loads of fun and a great new start for this iconic character.

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Logan Review

Hugh Jackman’s incarnation of Wolverine has been with us for nearly twenty years. What was once a last-minute recasting decision in 1999 has become one of the all-time fan favorite and definitive on-screen superhero realizations in 2017. The character has become the unofficial center of the X-Men film series, managing to maintain his own solo run of films in the process. Jackman returns as the cynical, weathered hero one last time for the definitive Wolverine movie, the best entry in the X-Men universe, and one of the few superhero movies that transcends the genre and rises to consideration among the year’s best overall films.

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“Spider-Man: Homecoming” Trailer Breakdown

The first full trailer for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming dropped last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and it offered fans a glimpse into the MCU’s first film dedicated to everyone’s favorite web-slinger…

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Doctor Strange Review

There is so much to discuss with regards to Doctor Strange.  The latest offering in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been ripe for controversy and inherently risky.  Although this is not the first film from the studio that has had such concerns leveled.  Like its predecessors is succeeds on so many levels to become an entertaining film and continue the expansion of the mythology.

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Batman: The Killing Joke Review

Batman: The Killing Joke is not an enjoyable read. It’s about as brutal and as unsettling as a comic can get. But it’s also incredibly thought-provoking, which is why it’s remained one of the most iconic Batman stories for nearly 30 years.

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Star Trek Beyond Review: Blasting Other Trek Films Away

**Spoiler Free Review

I was worried. Really nervous after I saw all the trailers. The freaking movie had a motorcycle, and it was directed by the Fast and Furious guy. This thing could be a cinematic black hole, sucking all the life out of the galaxy. It wasn’t.

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