It Chapter Two Review

It’s not over till It’s over. It Chapter Two, that is. The hotly anticipated sequel to the most successful horror film of all time has finally arrived, and though it didn’t quite match the original’s record-shattering $123 million opening, $91 million is nothing to sneeze at. It Chapter Two still boasts the second-largest box office... Continue Reading →

Annabelle Comes Home Review

It’s creepy doll season at the cineplex. With a Child’s Play reboot, a ventriloquist dummy-populated Toy Story 4, and now a new Annabelle sequel all coming out within the same two weeks, something is certainly up. I don’t know about you, but I won’t be visiting my local toy store anytime soon. As the third... Continue Reading →

Aladdin Review

Whether you asked for it or not, your wish has been granted: Aladdin has been remade. As part of Disney’s current phase of rebooting classic animated works to live action, the beloved 1992 film is the latest to be updated into a special effects extravaganza tailored to serve the masses. Similar to Bill Condon’s Beauty... Continue Reading →

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Review

“Detective Pikachu, I choose you!” is what many movie fans proclaimed this weekend, as the pocket monster flick didn’t quite muster the support to topple Avengers: Endgame during its three-day debut, but still outperformed expectations, achieving the record for biggest opening for a video game adaption of all time. Based on the worldwide phenomenon that has spurned... Continue Reading →

Dumbo Review

Let’s address the elephant in the room: the live action Dumbo remake is not a great movie. As part of our current era of Disney reboot-mania, the company has tasked one of their favorite money-makers, Tim Burton, with adapting another work from their extensive catalogue of animated classics to produce their next aggressive spectacle. This... Continue Reading →

Christopher Robin Review

Welcome back to the Hundred Acre Wood. In Christopher Robin, the boy with a host of stuffed-animal friends featured in A.A. Milne’s beloved children’s books makes a triumphant return in the first property to bear his namesake. With him, Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and the rest of the gang are back for more adventure... Continue Reading →

Coco Review

Now that’s the Pixar I know. After a string of subpar entries including Cars 3, the studio returns to form with a film representative of the poise and technical wizardry the genre authorities have built a reputation on. Coco is a reverent tribute to Mexican cultural traditions that simultaneously elevates Hispanic heritage, and delivers a festive... Continue Reading →

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