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New Trailer: Detective Pikachu – Official Trailer #1

DETECTIVE PIKACHU MAY 10, 2019 DIRECTED BY: ROB LETTERMAN Official Synopsis: In the Pokémon universe, Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) is a failed Pokémon Trainer and the son of prominent detective Harry Goodman. When his father disappears in a car crash, Tim arrives in Ryme City and ends up meeting Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) who was Harry’s former Pokémon partner. Tim is somehow able to understand … Read More New Trailer: Detective Pikachu – Official Trailer #1

Quick Review: About Time (2013)

ABOUT TIME BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 13, 2013 “About Time” is sweet and simple. Its simplicity comes from being a film about time travel that never explains the back story but simply defines its premise and locks it in from the start. We never know what the power holds and we learn as we go. We accept that our main character can travel through time … Read More Quick Review: About Time (2013)

Quick Review: The World’s End (2013)

THE WORLD’S END BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 27, 2013 With “The World’s End,” director Edgar Wright delivers his funniest installment in the Cornetto trilogy, with a masterful blending of comedy, science fiction, and action, endless laughs, and vivid character development the likes that the previous two films never quite reach. Simon Pegg proves just how good of a comedic actor he is, embodying three completely … Read More Quick Review: The World’s End (2013)

Quick Review: Hot Fuzz (2007)

HOT FUZZ BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 27, 2013 Not quite to the level of Edgar Wright’s previous success in zombie-spoof, “Shaun of the Dead,” his latest venture, “Hot Fuzz,” still proves stylistically on par yet lacks the thoughtfulness and ingenuity brought by his first film. Parodying blow-em up action films, “Hot Fuzz” relies once again on Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to deliver hilarious scene … Read More Quick Review: Hot Fuzz (2007)

Quick Review: Shaun Of The Dead (2004)

SHAUN OF THE DEAD BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 27, 2013 Branding the directing style that he would become known for, “Shaun of the Dead” marks Edgar Wright’s first endeavor into the comedic styling that would put him on the map with his future successes. Wright’s eccentric mind brings to life the comedic zombie movie in a way that opened the door for the future zombie … Read More Quick Review: Shaun Of The Dead (2004)

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One Minute Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

Release Date March 1, 2013 Director Bryan Singer Screenplay Darren Lemke Christopher McQuarrie Dan Studney Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $195 million Action, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated R for brutal violence and language 114 minutes Jack The Giant Slayer Not nearly as bad as I expected it to be, “Jack The Giant Slayer” creates a fantasy world with kings and peasants, giants and … Read More One Minute Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

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Proof Review: Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

The third film in the original trilogy, “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” takes everything that I loved about the first film and brings it back to the level of grandeur that was lacking in the second installment. The performances are perfectly on key and the constant side changes keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The ‘Pirates’ franchise succeeds highly in creating deep and interesting characters and I believe that is what keeps you coming back. Barbossa and Davey Jones rank highly on my favorite characters of all time, showing treachery and villainy, but also showing compassion and humor. The underlying love stories also build off of the first two films nicely and fill in the gaps between action and strategery.

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Proof Review: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

More so a vehicle to launch the third film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” brings much less to the table than “Curse of the Black Pearl”. Without “Dead Man’s Chest”, however, the third film (“At World’s End”) would not pack as big of a punch. This makes “Dead Man’s Chest” a much less desirable film on its own but makes the trilogy, as a whole, much stronger.