Ryan Grow

Freelance Writer for SD Entertainer Magazine

United States

My name is Ryan Grow. I am 30 years old and have recently graduated from Grossmont College with an Associate’s Degree in Cross-Media Journalism and eager to start my career. I have taken a few media communications and just completed my role as Deputy Editor of Grossmont College’s newspaper, The Summit. Movies, television and reviewing them are my passions and my dream is write for Entertainment Weekly, but baby step and for right now I am a freelance writer.

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Movie Review: Fast X

is pure popcorn lunacy and one hell of an entertaining wild ride, and the end of the road has definitely begun. Over many missions and against impossible odds, Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his family have outsmarted and outdriven every foe in their path. Now, they must confront the most lethal opponent they've ever faced.

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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3

Director James Gunn does not hold back and delivers one heck of an emotional rollercoaster for the Guardians' final outing. Still reeling from the loss of Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) must rally his team to defend the universe and protect one of their own.

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Movie Review: Evil Dead Rise

Evil Dead Rise has a lot going for it - it's got plenty of gore, and horror, and is just evil - and will please horror and die-hard fans of the franchise. A reunion between two estranged sisters gets cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.

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Movie Review: Renfield

Renfield (Nicholas Hoult), the tortured aide to his narcissistic boss, Dracula (Nicolas Cage), is forced to procure his master's prey and do his every bidding. However, after centuries of servitude, he's ready to see if there's a life outside the shadow of the Prince of Darkness.

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The Super Mario Bros. Movie Review

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is full of nostalgia and family fun from the studio that brought us Despicable Me and . With help from Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy), Mario (Chris Pratt) prepares to square off against the all-powerful Bowser (Jack Black) to stop his plans from conquering the world.

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John Wick: Chapter 4 Review

The 4th installment in the saga does many things well and even manages to top things previously done in the series. With the price on his head ever increasing, legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most influential players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Japan to Berlin.

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Scream 6 Review: Bigger, Bloodier, and Scarier

The franchise is still going strong with , the bloodiest and scariest installment yet. Four survivors of the Ghostface murders leave Woodsboro behind for a fresh start in New York City. However, they soon find themselves fighting for their lives when a new killer embarks on a bloody rampage.

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Cocaine Bear Review

Cocaine Bear is as high in cocaine as its bear and goes crazy with it. After a 500-pound black bear consumes a significant amount of cocaine and embarks on a drug-fueled rampage, an eccentric gathering of cops, criminals, tourists, and teenagers assemble in a Georgia forest.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania officially kick off the MCU's Phase 5 and introductions this saga's new big bad, Kang the Conquerer while also giving audiences a better look into the Quantum Realm.

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Magic Mike's Last Dance Review

Channing Tatum returns to the stage in Magic Mike's Last Dance which features more erotic dancing but is also more toned down. Mike Lane (Channing Tatum) takes to the stage again when a business deal that went bust leaves him broke and bartending in Florida.

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Knock at the Cabin Review: Interesting Concept, But Rather Dull

M. Night Shyamalan's newest thriller Knock at the Cabin is an artistic thriller, but not as shocking as it was made out to be. While vacationing at a remote cabin in the woods, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand they make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse.

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Missing Review

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June's (Storm Reid) search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it's too late.

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Plane (2023) Review

Mike Colter and Gerald Butler star in the new action/thriller and deliver a fun and entertaining theater experience. Pilot Brodie Torrance (Gerald Butler) saves passengers from a lightning strike by making a risky landing on a war-torn island - only to find that surviving the crash landing was just the beginning.

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M3GAN Review

M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a lifelike doll programmed to be a child's most excellent companion and a parent's greatest ally. Designed by Gemma (Allison Williams), a brilliant roboticist, M3GAN can listen, watch and learn as it plays the role of friend and teacher, playmate, and protector.

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The Menu Review: An Original Dish of Horror

penned by Will Tracy and Seth Reiss, focuses on a young couple who visits an exclusive destination restaurant on a remote island where the acclaimed chef has prepared a lavish tasting menu, along with some shocking surprises. The atmosphere is truly the elevated piece of the film and is all about establishing both horror and character qualities that take the screen.

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Review

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is a solid start to Dreamwork's redemption. Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) discovers his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burnt through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.

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Avatar: The Way of Water Review

Avatar: The Way of Water is a timely reminder of what cinema can do when it dares to dream big. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Ney'tiri (Zoe Saldana) have formed a family and are doing everything to stay together. However, they must leave their home and explore the regions of Pandora.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Review

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is forever strong with a raw, emotional core with magnificent performances from the film's cast. Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M'Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T'Challa's (Chadwick Boseman) death.

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Halloween Ends Review

After 44 years, Halloween Ends officially ends the saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode in a different yet satisfying way. Four years after her last encounter with masked killer Michael Myers, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) is living with her granddaughter (Andi Matichak) and trying to finish her memoir.

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Black Adam Review: A New Era of the DCEU Has Begun

After a long 15-year journey, Dwayne Johnson's DC debut as is finally here, proving that this role was meant for him. In ancient Kahndaq, Teth Adam (Dwayne Johnson) bestowed the almighty powers of the gods. After using these powers for vengeance, he was imprisoned, becoming Black Adam.

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The Woman King Review: Viola Davis Crushes It Yet Again

The Woman King , an epic story inspired by trues events, is Viola Davis' most ambitious project. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King is a story about an all-female warrior unit who protected the West African kingdom of Dahomey during the 17th to 19th centuries.

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Disney's Pinocchio (2022) Review

Tom Hanks and Director Robert Zemeckis bring the beloved animated classic to life in a new, fun way filled with nostalgia. The voice cast of was very welcoming in this film alongside the acting as well. Benjamin Evan Ainsworth was perfect for the role of the puppet and truly captured the character's joy and innocence and sold it throughout the film.

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The Invitation Review

Going into The Invitation I was expecting more of a Ready or Not meets type of movie and what I saw was not what I was expecting. After her mother's death and having no other known relatives, Evie (Nathalie Emmanuel) takes a DNA test... and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had.

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Prey Review: A Completely Satisfying and Perfect Movie

takes the back to basics and delivers one of the best films in the franchise since the original. A skilled Comanche warrior (Amber Midthunder) protects her tribe from a highly evolved alien predator that hunts humans for sport, fighting against the wilderness, dangerous colonizers, and this mysterious creature to keep her people safe.

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DC's League of Superpets Review

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart bring us the summer movie event that has a little something for everyone in DC's League of Superpets . Krypto the Super-Dog (Dwayne Johnson) and Superman (John Krasinski) are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime side by side in Metropolis.

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Where The Crawdads Sing Review: A Beautiful and Touching Tale

Abandoned as a girl, Kya (Daisy edger-Jones) raised herself in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the marsh girl haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, she opens herself to a new and startling world.

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Thor: Love and Thunder Review

Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi reteam to bring more fun and craziness in Thor's fourth solo outing, a first for the MCU. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) embarks on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced - a quest for inner peace.

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Movie Review: The Black Phone

The combined duo of Ethan Hawke and director Scott Derrickson take the horror gene back with a grimly entertaining film. Finney Shaw (Mason Thames) is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer (Ethan Hawke).

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Movie Review: Disney/Pixar's Lightyear

Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear (Chris Evans) embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy (Keke Palmer), Mo (Taika Waititi), Darby (Dale Soules), and his robot companion, Sox (Peter Sohan). has a few good emotional moments that really dig deep and move you to some sort of emotion, whether it's tears or catching your breath.

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Jurassic World: Dominion Review

Life always finds a way and after almost 30 years the Jurassic Era finally gets the conclusion it deserves in Jurassic World: Dominion . Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans all over the world.

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The Bob's Burgers Movie Review: Fans will enjoy this animated adventure

The Belchers make the big leap from the small screen to the big screen in a fun adventure that will please longtime fans of the beloved series. A ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob's Burgers, blocking the entrance indefinitely and ruining the Belchers' plans for a successful summer.

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Chip n Dale: Rescue Rangers Review (2022)

Chip n Dale: Rescue Rangers delivers on all fronts, with a solid cast, strong visuals, and a creative adventure. Thirty years after their popular television show ended, chipmunks Chip ( John Mulaney ) and Dale ( Andy Samberg ) live very different lives.

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Firestarter Review

Blumhouse's new adaptation of Stephen King's ​​ Firestarter , from 1980, features strong performances from Zac Efron and young Ryan Kiera Armstrong is pretty good but struggles to properly ignite. A couple desperately tries to hide their daughter, Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for turning fire into a weapon of mass destruction.

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review

Director Sam Raimi makes his long-awaited return to the superhero genre and deliveries Marvel Studios' darkest movie yet with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) casts a forbidden spell that opens the doorway to the multiverse, including alternate versions of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong (Benedict Wong), and Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen).

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The Northman Review

Visionary director Robert Eggers brings audiences one of the most epic and action-packed historical dramas that is raw, brutal and takes the story into a revenge tale that is mixed with a supernatural nordic tone.

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Review

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is an incredible love letter to Nicholas Cage that's full of all the references and in-jokes you'd expect of a film with this premise but also has genuine warmth and heart with a clear love for its star.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Review

After three long years, it's time to return to magic with the third installment in the Fantastic Beasts saga which finally gives us the long-awaited answers to Dumbledore's past. Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

Now, this is how to adapt a video game to the big screen! Sonic and the gang are back in action and the stakes are higher than ever in the sequel to the hit 2020 film based on the popular video game.

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Morbius Review: It's Not Bad, But Also Not The Best It Could Be

A new Marvel legend has arrived and has t he potential to be an intriguing hybrid of sinister horror and superhero thrills. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others from the same fate, Dr. Morbius (Jared Leto) attempts a desperate gamble.

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The Lost City Review: Bullock And Tatum Bring Fun Back To The Movies

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum team up to bring audiences pure joy and entertainment with their new movie The Lost City . Reclusive author Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan (Channing Tatum).

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The Batman Review

Director Matt Reeves brings Batman to life in a way we haven't seen before, turning this story more into a psychological thriller instead of just your typical superhero movie. Batman (Robert Pattinson) ventures into Gotham City's underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues.

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Uncharted (2022) Review

Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg star in , a fun, entertaining, and action-packed adaptation of the popular video game franchise. Treasure hunter Victor "Sully" Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) recruits street-smart Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) to help him recover a 500-year-old lost fortune amassed by explorer Ferdinand Magellan For someone who has never played the game, but was somewhat familiar with the concept I was very impressed with this film.

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Marry Me Review: JLo Returns To Her Roots And Just Shines

Jennifer Lopez goes back to her rom-com roots in , a charming and musically filled good-time and perfect for date night. Pop superstar Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) is about to get married before an audience of her loyal fans. However, seconds before the ceremony, she learns about her fiance's cheating ways and has a meltdown on stage.

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Moonfall Review: A trippy, brain-twisting mega-blast

Halle Berry and Patrick Wilson deliver a visually stunning disaster movie that is out of this world with . The world stands on the brink of annihilation when a mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit and sends it hurtling toward a collision course with Earth.

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Scream (2022) Review: A Bloody Good Time

Prepare for a bloody good time with the next installment in the franchise that would make the late Wes Craven proud. Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town's deadly past.

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Ghostbusters Afterlife Review: A Fun, Nostalgia Trip - Movies On Trend: Movie Reviews By Ryan Grow

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is finally here and is a full-on nostalgia for fans who grew up with the original movies while also providing something for a new generation of fans. When a single mother (Carrie Coon) and her two children (McKenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard) move to a new town, they soon discover they have a connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

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Movie Review: Last Night in Soho

The 1960s come alive in the deliciously twisted Last Night in Soho , taking you back to London's past. An aspiring fashion designer (Thomasin McKenzie) is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer (Anya Taylor-Joy).

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Spencer Review: A Heartbreaking Look Into The Late Princess' Psyche

The marriage between Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) and Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the queen's estate. There's eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game, but this year, things will be profoundly different.

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Movie Review: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Everyone's favorite big red dog makes the live-action jump to the big screen in Clifford The Big Red Dog . When Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer who gives her a little red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a giant, 10-foot hound in her small New York City apartment.

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Red Notice Review

Dwyane Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds deliver Netflix's biggest film ever with , an action-packed thrill ride that doesn't disappoint. When an Interpol-issued Red Notice, the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted goes out, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Review

The cinematic event of the year has arrived. Spider-Man; No Way Home has officially swung into theaters and it doesn't disappoint. With Spider-Man's identity now revealed, our friendly neighborhood web-slinger is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life as Peter Parker (Tom Holland) from the high stakes of being a superhero.

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Marvel Studios' Eternals Review

Marvel Studios' newest film, , is an immersive and impressive experience that belongs on the big screen. The Eternals, a race of immortal beings with superhuman powers who have secretly lived on Earth for thousands of years, reunite to battle the evil Deviants.

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Dune Review: A Sci-Fi Cinematic Masterpiece - Movies On Trend

After what seems like forever, Denise Villeneuve's has finally arrived and this epic sci-fi movie gets off to an electric start. Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet), a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people.

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Movie Review: Ron's Gone Wrong

Zach Galifianakis and Jack Dylan Grazer's new movie Ron's Gone Wrong is a kids' movie with big messages for all ages. Barney (Jack Dylan Grazer) is a socially awkward schoolboy who receives a robot named Ron ( Zach Galifianakis) - a walking, talking, digitally connected device that's supposed to be his best friend.

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The Addams Family 2 Review: A Kookier and Fun Sequel Worth Watching

The Addams Family are back and this time they are hitting the road to deliver a creepier and kookier sequel. Hoping to get closer as a family, Gomez, Morticia and the rest of the Addams clan embark on an adventurous road trip in a hideous and humongous camper.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage Review - Movies On Trend

Fueled by Tom Hardy and his passion for this franchise, Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a massive triumph in terms of fan service and dark comedy that hits its mark. After finding a host body in investigative reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), the alien symbiote must face a new enemy, Carnage, the alter ego of serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson).

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Nightbooks Review: Krysten Ritter As a Sexy Witch, Sign Me Up!

Netflix's new film Nightbooks gives the story of Hansel & Gretel a modern makeover, with a fun twist. Nightbooks follows a young boy named Alex (Winslow Fegley) who becomes the prisoner of a witch (Krysten Ritter) and to avoid certain death, convinces her to let him tell her a scary story every night.

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Malignant Review: A Full-Blown Treat of a Horror Film - Movies On Trend

Director James Wan delivers one of the most bizarre movie experiences in years with his new horror film, . Madison (Annabelle Wallis) is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities.

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Cinderella Review: Camila Cabello Shines In Her Acting Debut

Cinderella marks the acting debut for singer Camila Cabello and the role couldn't be more perfect for her. From Kay Cannon ( Pitch Perfect ), Cinderella is a modern movie musical with a bold take on the classic fairytale.

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Shang-Chi Review: Simu Lui Takes His Place As A Marvel Legend

Simu Liu takes his place among Marvel legends with the release of Marvel Studios' Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Martial-arts master Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) confronts the past he thought he left behind when he's drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.

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Candyman Review: Say His Name, I Dare You - Movies On Trend

The legend, the myth, and the masterpiece that is is revived in Director Nia DeCosta's new film. In the present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, Anthony (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his partner (Teyonah Parris) move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini.

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The Protege Review: Maggie Q Is Back In Action - Movies On Trend

star Maggie Q is back in action, alongside Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson, in hew new action-thriller The Protege . Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson), Anna (Maggie Q) is the world's most skilled contract killer.

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Free Guy Review: A Fun and Entertaining Trip To The Movies

Ryan Reynolds new film, is a funny, fun, and entertaining trip back to the movies When a bank teller discovers he's a background player in an open-world video game, he decides to become the hero of his own story - one that he can rewrite himself.

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Don't Breathe 2 Review: A Fairly Decent Sequel Worth Watching

The long-awaited sequel to 2016's low-budget sleeper hit Don't Breathe has arrived, and while it doesn't quite have the same shock factor as its predecessor, it's a fairly decent sequel worth watching. Hiding out for years in an isolated cabin, Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) has taken in and raised a young girl orphaned from a house fire.

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The Suicide Squad Review: The Best of the DC Films - Movies On Trend

From the terribly, brilliant mind of James Gunn comes The Suicide Squad an epically hilarious action film worthy of the big screen. The government sends the most dangerous supervillains in the world - Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena), King Shark (Sylvester Stallone), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), and others - to the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

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Jungle Cruise Review: This Really Was The Adventure Of A Lifetime

They weren't kidding when they said Disney's Jungle Cruise was gonna be the adventure of a lifetime, and the new film kept that promise. Dr. Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat.

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Snake Eyes Review: Henry Golding Proves He Can Lead A Franchise

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes (Henry Golding) after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teaches him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home.

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Black Widow Review: Johansson Brings Back Natasha One Last Time

Marvel Studios is finally back on the big screen. While it took far too long for Black Widow to get her own solo film, she puts her moment to good use in epic style. Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises.

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Boss Baby: The Family Business Review: The Boss is Back!

The boss is back baby! The Boss Baby: The Family Business brings the same energy, hilarious animation, and secret missions we've come to love. Now adults, Theodore Templeton, and his estranged brother take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours.

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The Forever Purge Review: Is This Really The End Of The Franchise?

After five films, The Forever Purge supposedly brings an end to the hit franchise, but does it hit its mark? All the roles are broken as a group of lawless marauders decide that the annual Purge shouldn't be just for one day and should never end.

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Review - Creepy, Good Fun

The third chapter of The Conjuring movie, The Devil Made Me Do It , continues the paranormal investigations of the Warren couple, Ed and Lorraine. The third installment is based on a true event story and the producers decided to go in a different direction this time.

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Cruella Review: Emma Stone Brings The Iconic Villiain To Life

The Queen of Mean has arrived! Emma Stone brings one of cinema's most notorious and notoriously fashionable villains to life in Disney's . Estella (Emma Stone) is a young and clever grifter who's determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world.

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F9 Review: A Rollercoaster of a Summer Blockbuster - Movies On Trend

Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) is living a quiet life off the grid with Letty (Michelle Rodriquez) and his son, but they know that danger always lurks just over the peaceful horizon. This time, that threat forces Dom to confront his past sins to save those he loves most.

Netflix Review: Locke & Key Season 1

Welcome to Keyhouse! Netflix brings Joe Hill's graphic novel to life and it was well worth the wait. The show centers on the Locke children, Tyler (Connor Jessup), Kinsey (Emilia Jones), and Bode (Jackson Robert Scott), and their mother Nina (Darby Stanchfield), who are forced to move to their family home, Keyhouse, after their father Rendell (Bill Heck) is murdered by a former student, Sam Lesser (Thomas Michael Barnet).

Movie Review: Disney/Pixar's Onward

Chris Pratt and Tom Holland reunite for an epic animated adventure in Disney/Pixar's Onward, now playing in theaters. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) go on a journey to discover if there is still a little magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him.

Movie Review: Stargirl

Grace Vanderwaal shines in her magical acting debut in Stargirl, now streaming in Disney+. Stargirl is a coming-of-age story about a teen (Graham Verchere) who develops a budding romance with Stargirl Caraway (Grace Vanderwaal), a free-spirited new student who makes a big splash on her first day of school.

Movie Review: The Invisible Man

What do you do when yuh know someone is there, but you can't see them? Elizabeth Moss finds out the hard way in The Invisible Man, now playing in theaters. The film follows Cecilia (Elizabeth Moss), who receives the news of her abusive ex-boyfriend's suicide. She begins to rebuild her life for the better.

Sonic the Finally Makes It To The Big Screen

Sonic makes his long-awaited big-screen debut in Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog, now playing in theaters. Sonic (Ben Schwartz) tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound best friend - a human named Tom Wachowski (James Marsden).

Movie Review: Brahms: The Boy 2

Witness the horrifying truth behind Brahms in Brahms: The Boy 2, now playing in theaters. When a young family moves to the Heelshire's residence, terror strikes when a boy from the family discovers a doll called Brahms that appears to be eerily human.

Movie Review: Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island brings your deepest fantasies to life, and the new movie gives it a horror twist to keep things even more interesting. The enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael Pena) makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort, but when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island's mystery in order to escape with their lives.

Movie Review: The Turning

The Turning is an interesting and entertaining horror film that will challenge your mind in ways other horror movies don't. Based on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw," The Turning tells the story of a young woman who is hired as a governess to a young girl and her older brother, but when things start going bump in the night she begins to question her own sanity.

Movie Review: Bad Boys for Life

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return for another adventure in Bad Boys For Life, now playing. Old-school cops Mike Lowery (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) team up to take down the vicious leader of a Miami drug cartel.

Movie Review: Underwater

Underwater submerges Kristen Stewart into an aquatic Alien showdown. Director William Eubank's new horror film Underwater might feel a bit familiar to some audiences: Mysterious creatures terrorize crew members aboard a research station located seven miles below the surface of the ocean.

Movie Review: The Grudge

The new version of The Grudge doesn't bring anything new to the table and never quite finds its footing delivering a rough start to a new decade. After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a single mother and detective attempt to investigate and solve the case.

Movie Review: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

All journeys must come to an end. Witness the thrilling conclusion of the Skywalker saga with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, now playing. The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and Poe Dameron's (Oscar Isaac) journey continue.

Movie Review: Spies in Disguise

Will Smith and Tom Holland have great chemistry in their new animated buddy-comedy, which gives this film its charming, crowd-pleasing energy. Superspy, Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist, Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is not.

Movie Review: Honey Boy

Shia LaBeouf gives a raw look at his dysfunctional upbringing in Honey Boy, now playing in theaters. Honey Boy, written by LaBeouf, is based on the actor's early life and the autobiography definitely feels like the missing piece of this brilliant actor that we needed.

Movie Review: Jumanji: The Next Level

With the return of the enjoyable main cast, and added bonus of Danny DeVito, Danny Glover, and Awkwafina, Jumanji: The Next Level is an entertaining twist on the original - and surprisingly funnier than expected.

Movie Review: Knives Out

Rian Johnson creates a new whodunnit film with plenty of entertaining surprises in Knives Out, now playing. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate.

Movie Review: Frozen 2

Anna (Kristen Bell), Elsa (Idina Menzel), Kristoff (Johnathan Goff), Olaf (Josh Gad) and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

Movie Review: Charlie's Angels (2019)

Writer and Director, Elizabeth Banks brings Charlie's Angels back to the big screen with a new adventure that is full of surprises. Charlie's Angels is non-stop fun from start to finish with exciting action sequences and female empowerment that is actually empowering.

Movie Review: Last Christmas

Kate (Emilia Clarke) is a young woman who has subscribed to bad decisions. However, when she meets Tom (Henry Golding), she begins to look at life a little differently. For Kate, it seems too good to be true. Last Christmas will warm your hearts this Holiday season.

Movie Review: Doctor Sleep

The world of The Shining just got even more insane with the release of its sequel Doctor Sleep, now playing in theaters. Struggling with alcoholism, Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child.

'Terminator: Dark Fate' Movie Review

With James Cameron back at the helm and the return of Linda Hamilton, Terminator: Dark Fate gets the franchise back on track. In Mexico City, a newly modified liquid Terminator - the Rev-9 model (Gabriel Luna) - arrives from the future to kill a young factory worker named Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes).

Movie Review: Countdown

If you could find out exactly when you're going to die... would you want to know? Find out your fate in Countdown, now playing. When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live.

Movie Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

Ten years after the first film, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone), Little Rock (Abigail Breslin), and Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) move to the American heartland as they face off against newly evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

The Addams Family Is Back And Kookier Than Ever

They're creepy and they're spooky and back in an all-new animated adventure that will surely delight new and long-time fans. Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family - Gomez (Oscar Isaac), Morticia (Charlize Theron), Pugsley (Finn Wolfhard), Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz), Uncle Fester (Nick Kroll) and Grandma (Bette Midler) - are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives.

Movie Review: Joker

Joaquin Phoenix delivers one of his best performances since Walk The Line in Todd Phillips' Joker, now playing in theaters. Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City.

Movie Review: Hustlers

Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu deliver Oscar-worthy performances in Hustlers, now playing in theaters. The film is inspired by Jessica Pressler's viral New York Magazine article about former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Pennywise is Scarier the Second Time Around

Pennywise the Clown is back and scarier than ever in It: Chapter 2, now playing in theaters. In the sleepy town of Derry, the evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to torment the grown-up members of the Losers' Club, who have long since drifted apart from one another.

Ready or Not Is Bloody Good Fun!

Ready or Not turns the game of hide-and-seek into a horror delight that is so crazy it just works. Grace (Samara Weaving) couldn't be happier after she marries the man of her dreams at his family's luxurious estate.

Good Boys Is A Hilarious New Comedy, But Not For Kids

Good Boys takes one of the most popular subgenres, a coming-of-age story, and gives it an interesting twist. Invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max (Jacob Tremblay) asks his best friends Lucas (Keith L. Williams) and Thor (Brady Noon) for some much-needed help on how to pucker up, having never kissed a girl.

Movie Review: Angry Birds Movie 2

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is definitely much more entertaining than it probably was meant to be. What could have been just another money-maker based on the popular game, instead, is a fun cartoon sequel with inventive, knee-slapping humor thanks to director Thurop Van Orman, who makes his feature debut.

Movie Review: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a surprisingly smart film about the stories we tell ourselves and why they scare and fascinate us. The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations.

Movie Review: Hobbs & Shaw

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham finally get their much-awaited spin-off in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, now playing in theaters. Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Johnson), a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015's Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they've tried to take each other down.

Comic-Con 2019 Recap

Well, another San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone but not without some purely amazing moments, and some sad goodbyes to three fan-favorite shows. Plus Marvel Studios' finally revealed their phase 4 slate. I was fortunate enough to experience some of these amazing moments (sadly didn't get to see the Marvel panel), so here is a break-down of Comic-Con 2019.

Movie Review: The Lion King (2019)

Jon Favreau brings The Lion King to life and is just as magical and beautiful as the animated classic. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival.

Netflix Review: Mr. Iglesias

Comic Gabriel " Fluffy" Iglesias brings Netflix a new multi-camera sitcom that is delightful and might fill the void left by One Day at a Time. In Mr. Iglesias, Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias is Gabriel "Gabe" Iglesias, a fun history teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School, whose specialty is bringing history to life for the misfit students other teachers have given up on.

Jessica Jones Final Season Review

Netflix may have canceled Jessica Jones before it even started streaming its third season, but the show goes out with a powerful punch. Jessica Jones takes one final stance in a powerful and interesting third season.

Stranger Things Season 3 Review

There are lots of reasons to get excited about this third installment, mainly with the season 2 finale revealing that the Mind Flyer is still around and ready to wreak havoc. As the show continues to grow, so does its young cast.

Movie Review: Annabelle Comes Home

Annabelle Comes Home is a Goosebumps story within The Conjuring Universe that will make you want to sleep with the lights on. Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) lock the possessed doll in the artifacts room in their house.

Movie Review: Child's Play

Chucky has made his big return to the big screen in a surprisingly fun and interesting way with the help of the legendary Mark Hamill. After moving to a new city, young Andy Barclay (Gabriel Bateman) receives a special present from his mother (Aubrey Plaza) - a seemingly innocent Buddi doll that becomes his best friend.

Toy Story 4 Takes Audiences On An Emotional Journey

Woody and Buzz are back in a brand new adventure that will have you laughing and crying all over again. Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky (Tony Hale).

Octavia Spencer Delivers A Killer Performance in Ma

Spencer's performance is enough though to keep the whole film from sinking. Finally in a well-deserved leading role - opposed from being part of the supporting cast - she lets loose, committing fully to Ma's crazy energy without losing the more vulnerable emotions that Ma eventually reveals.

Superhero Horror Becomes Reality in Brightburn

What if the Man of Steel didn't become the hero he is, but instead became some dark and sinister? With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.

Zac Efron Delivers His Best and Most Sinister Performances Yet

Zac Efron delivers one of his most eerie performance yet as Ted Bundy in a drama that showcases why this serial killer still haunts us today. A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy (Zac Efron), from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend (Lily Collins), who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Netflix Review: Lucifer Season 4

He has risen! Season 4 of Lucifer has finally dropped on Netflix, and the series hasn't lost any momentum in its move to the streaming giant. In fact, the move has made the show better. Fans of the show were probably thinking that the move to Netflix would lead to major changes for the former FOX series led by Tom Ellis.

Movie Review: The Hustle

Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway hit their marks in their new comedy The Hustle, now playing in theaters. Anne Hathaway clearly seems to be enjoying herself as a master honey-trap manipulator who struts her unfriendly stuff, and she is very good at it.

The Curse of La Llorona Brings The Folklore To Life

The Curse of La Llorona brings to the life the Mexican folklore of The Weeping Woman to life in a fun and terrifying way and is the latest in the Conjuring movie universe. In 1970s Los Angeles, the legendary ghost La Llorona is stalking the night - and the children.

Hellboy May Not Be Great, But Is Still Enjoyable

As it turns out, the new Hellboy is a complete waste of time as in actually a decent film. Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy (David Harbour), caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Little Is An Enjoyable New Comedy

Little puts a hilarious new spin on an age-swapping comedy with a believable message of staying true to yourself when getting older. Jordan (Regina Hall) is a take-no-prisoners tech mogul who torments her long-suffering assistant, April (Issa Rae), and the rest of her employees on a daily basis.

Shazam Gives Much Needed Humor To The DCEU

Shazam is different than any DC movie that has been released in years, with a humorous origin story, giving the film a much lighter tone than other DC films. It has its dark and dramatic moments, but it's perfectly balanced with its more humorous side.

Tim Burton's Dumbo Is High Flying Fun

Tim Burton can now add Dumbo to his long list of amazing characters and his re-telling of the animated classic is a bundle of cuteness. Struggling circus owner Max Medici (Danny Devito) enlists a former star (Colin Farrell) and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears.

WonderCon 2019 Brings Excitement to Anaheim

WonderCon 2019 has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we are done raving about what went down this weekend. I had the pleasure of attending this year for the first time ever and here are some of the best panels from this year's convention.

Jordan Peele Returns With Another Terrifying Tale

Jordan Peele's latest horror masterpiece turns the "fun" of a funhouse mirror on us. Us is an insane and enjoyable horror movie. It has some laughs to balance out the scary parts. This film once again proves that Jordan Peele has a serious knack for this genre.

Five Feet Apart Is The First Tearjerker Of 2019

Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse deliver powerful performances in Five Feet Apart, now playing in theaters. Seventeen-year-old Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient.

Greta Is An 'Edge Of Your Seat' Thriller

Greta is a rare psycho stalker flick that will keep you on the edge of your seat till the very end. A sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner.

Movie Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Dreamworks Animation brings its epic dragon-riding trilogy to an emotional close with How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, now playing in theaters. The animated film is an emotional rollercoaster that stays true to its core principles and delivers a powerful ending that wraps up the story in a very satisfying way.

Movie Review: Isn't It Romantic

Isn't It Romantic is a fun and hilarious look inside a romantic comedy, poking fun at the genre's cliches while also embracing its message of love. Natalie (Rebel Wilson) is a New York architect who works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to deliver coffee and bagels than design the city's next skyscraper.

Movie Review: What Men Want

Passed up for a well-deserved promotion, sports agent Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) wonders what else she needs to do to succeed in a man's world. Hoping to find answers from a psychic, Ali drinks a weird concoction that suddenly allows her to hear what men are thinking. Taraji P.

Gina Rodriguez Brings The Sizzle in Miss Bala | SD Entertainer Magazine

Based on the Mexican thriller of the same name, Miss Bala tells the story of Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) as she discovers a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

Netflix's You Is As Insane As It Is Entertaining | SD Entertainer Magazine

The thing that one needs to know about You is that it's divisive, and that is by design. The show is about a clever bookstore manager who uses his Internet skills to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him, but something dangerous seems could be brewing as his obsession grows.

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Jennifer Lopez is as charming as ever in her new comedy Second Act, now playing in theaters. Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas (Jennifer Lopez) wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday - a promotion. While her résumé may not scream upper management, her track record certainly does.

Movie Review: Glass

M. Night Shyamalan finally brings his superhero saga to an interesting conclusion with the ambitious Glass, now playing in theaters. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds David Dunn (Bruce Wilis) pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb's (James McAvoy) superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price (Samuel L.

Movie Review: Mary Poppins Returns | SD Entertainer Magazine

Everyone's favorite, magical nanny makes a triumphant return to cinemas in Mary Poppins Returns and is still practically perfect in every way. Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan.

Bumblebee Review

Travis Knight takes over the Transformers franchise and travels back to the beginning in Bumblebee, now playing in theaters. On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee seeks refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town.

Movie Review: Aquaman

Just like Wonder Woman , Aquaman is a step in the right direction for the Justice League/DC Extended Universe and is now playing in theaters. Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm (Patrick Wilson).

Katie Holmes to Star in the sequel to 2016's The Boy

Katie Holmes has just signed on to star in STX Entertainment and Lakeshore Entertainment's , a follow-up to 2016's hit film. The sequel to , which starred The Walking Dead 's Lauren Cohan as an American nanny who is hired to care for a strange charge: a life-sized doll that is treated as an actual child, grossed about $68 million globally, will have Holmes play a new character named Liza.

Marvel's Daredevil Season 3 Review | SD Entertainer Magazine

Season 3 of Marvel's has finally hit Netflix and Matt Murdock seems a bit tired but ready for a fight. Season 3 is a return to basics which hopefully will put Netflix's MCU back on track. Netflix's Marvel Universe has been a hit-or-miss since the beginning.

'Pirates' franchise could be getting reboot from Deadpool writers | SD Entertainer Magazine

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl released in theaters almost 15 years ago and has since launched a huge film franchise based on the popular Disneyland ride. Five films later, the franchise is now the 12th highest grossing film saga of all time, and after last year's release of Dead Men Tell No Tales , a sixth film seemed ever more likely.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Review | SD Entertainer Magazine

Disney has created another visually stunning movie with The Nutcracker and the Four Realms , based on Tchaikovsky's ballet, with a twist that strips down and reshapes the original story to fit the format of the Disney princess narrative. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift.

The Holiday Calendar Is Netflix's Next Holiday Hit | SD Entertainer Magazine

Its that time of the year again, and Netflix once again offers a fun, yet predictable, and enjoyable original holiday film with The Holiday Calendar . The Holiday Calendar follows struggling but talented photographer Abby (Kat Graham, The Vampire Diaries ) who inherits an antique holiday advent calendar from her grandfather )Ron Cephas Jones, , the contents of which seem to predict the future.

Season 2 is The Comeback Marvel's Iron Fist Needed | SD Entertainer Magazine

Season 2 of Iron Fist has finally arrived on Netflix and they have redeemed themselves after a boring first season. Now that the new season is officially out, I can say that Iron Fist season 2 is so much better and actually watchable. There are some moments where it falls short, but it excels in more areas.

Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter gets a bit larger and more fleshed out with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald , now playing in theaters. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's (Johnny Depp) plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.

Movie Review: Ralph Breaks The Internet | SD Entertainer Magazine

Ralph and his friends are back in the Walt Disney Animation Studios' highly anticipated sequel to 2012's Wreck-It Ralph with Ralph Breaks The Internet , now playing in theaters. Six years after the events in Wreck-It Ralph , the video game bad guy Ralph (John C.

Lady Gaga Wanted For Live-Action Little Mermaid

Lady Gaga is rumored to be wanted by Disney to join their planned live-action Little Mermaid movie. The House of Mouse has had great success with the live-action remakes of their most popular animated films, with The Lion King, Aladdin and Mulan head to the screens in the next two years.

Aubrey Plaza to Star in Child's Play Remake

The upcoming reboot of the of the horror classic Child's Play is starting to come together as its three leads have just been cast. Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, and Gabriel Bateman will headline the film about a serial killer who traps his soul inside of a doll.

5 Reason You Should Be Watching Lucifer

He's the fallen angel, the Lord of Hell, the genuine Prince of Darkness, and soon he will be heading to Netflix to whip out more punishment and eluding dear old dad.

Lilo & Stitch Live-Action Movie In The Works At Disney

Lilo and Stitch are about to receive the live-action treatment. Disney is planning on bringing everyone's favorite surfing extraterrestrial genetic experiment to life with a live-action version.

'Happy Death Day' Sequel Gets Official Title

Happy Death Day was the surprise horror hit last year, and now Blumhouse and Universal Pictures are gearing up for another round. Jessica Rothe will reprise her role in the newly titled Happy Death Day 2U, which is scheduled for a Valentine' Day 2019 release.

Avengers 4 trailer is here and its called: Endgame!

They said it was coming soon, we just didn't know when. Some probably thought it would never come at all. Now the Avengers 4 trailer has officially dropped, and it finally reveals the film's title. Drop everything and brace yourself... The new film will be Avengers: Endgame.

Netflix's The Princess Switch Review | SD Entertainer Magazine

The Princess Switch , the latest movie in Netflix's original holiday movie programming, is the kind of fun and cha rming Christmas movie that is sure to entertain viewers this holiday season. Stacy (Vanessa Hudgens), a type-a planner with a penchant for schedules, takes a spontaneous trip to the charming land of Belgravia at the encouragement of her sous chef and best friend, Kevin.

Emmy Rossum Is Saying Goodbye To Shameless

fans just got some pretty sad news. Emmy Rossum announced on Thursday that she will be leaving the show after the upcoming 9th season. Rossum, 31, played Fiona Gallagher, the scrappy Chicago native who tries to keep her family together despite her absentee father Frank's (William H. Macy) hijinks.

5 Reasons You Should Be Watching Timeless On NBC | SD Entertainer Magazine

Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, and Malcolm Barrett are all on board for one final chapter. Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan, executive producers of the show, have assured fans "they can expect the Timeless they know and love. A focus on the unsung and underrepresented people of history, and most importantly, one final emotional story for the Time Team."

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Think of all the good the purge does. The fourth installment of The Purge franchise takes us back its origins in The First Purge, now playing in theaters.

Movie Review: Slender Man

The myth becomes real in the teen-centric horror movie that goes for mood over scares in Slender Man, now playing in theaters. Small-town best friends Hallie, Chloe, Wren and Katie go online to try and conjure up the Slender Man - a tall, thin, horrifying figure whose face has no discernible features.

Movie Review: Dog Days

A group of adorable canines provides an interesting look into the lives of a dozen or so humans in this heartwarming romantic comedy that has the spirit of a Gary Marshall holiday-themed romcom in Dog Days, now playing in theaters.

Movie Review: Peppermint

Peppermint , now playing in theaters, marks Jennifer Garner's return to the action genre in an exciting and unforgettable movie that will leave viewers wanting more. Riley North (Jennifer Garner) awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that killed her husband and daughter.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp, now playing in theaters, is a hilariously delightful return to the shrinking heroes, with a heartfelt story and sizeable action making it an exciting sequel.

Best Cocktails San Diego Has To Offer

San Diego Cocktails San Diego is taking the world by storm with its craft cocktails, and not just your typical rum and cokes. Nowadays, a lot of places are mixing and crafting uniqued well-balanced drinks and we have found some of the coolest bars and restaurants with some stellar cocktails.

Top 5 Cake Bakeries

San Diego Cakes You know how it is when that sweet tooth kicks in. Sometimes you just start craving something sweet, and you could care less how many calories you eat. When that craving kicks in and you need that sweet, delicious treat, check out these top bakeries that are perfect to curve such cravings.

"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" Review

"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword," starring Charlie Hunnam Guy Ritchie brings a new and fresh reimagining of a classic tale with King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, in theaters now. This film joins the director's impressive collection of films with Warner Bros.

"Transformers: The Last Knight" Review

Transformers: The Last Knight The Transformers series has always been both good and bad, depending on how you view the last four films. The fifth installment in the franchise, now playing in theaters, raises the bar and makes it better than ever.

Tuesday Night Comics

North Coast Rep Thursday Night Comics (page 1 of 2) North Coast Repertory Theater is proud to have back the local favorite variety show, Tuesday Night Comics on April 18th at 7:30pm.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review - Movie Reviews

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the middle chapter of the latest Star Wars trilogy, takes up back to a galaxy far, far away with a more expansive, high stakes adventure filled with plenty of fresh and classic elements.

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Happy Death Day Review - Movie Reviews

From Blumhouse Pictures and the minds behind the Paranormal Activity franchise, comes a new slasher movie with a Groundhog Day twist with Happy Death Day now playing in theaters.

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Mother! Film Review - Movie Reviews

Director Darren Aronofsky's new film starring Jennifer Lawrence will have you slipping down a rabbit hole of paranoia with Mother!.

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New Fifty Shades Freed trailer gives Ana quite the surprise

It's never easy to be married to a handsome billionaire with a particular set of skills in the bedroom, not to mention a crazy ex-boss and an architect making moves toward your man. But in this newly released trailer for Fifty Shades Freed, Dakota Johnson's Ana now faces another major curveball in her life.

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Fifty Shades Freed Review - Movie Reviews

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan return one last time in the final chapter of the Fifty Shades series based off the popular book trilog by E.L. James, Fifty Shades Freed, now playing in theaters.

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Power Rangers Review - Movie Reviews

It's been nearly twenty years since we last saw the Power Rangers in theaters, but now the sci-fi series returns with Lionsgate's Power Rangers.

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Don't Breathe Review - Movie Reviews

Not every horror film that is set in a house needs a ghost to be scary which director Fede Alvarez proves very well with "Don't Breathe".

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The Conjuring 2 Review - Movie Reviews

From the director of "Insidious" and "The Conjuring" comes the next chilling and spine-tingling chapter based off of the case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren, "The Conjuring 2".

Review of "Despicable Me 3"

Despicable Me 3 After what feels like forever since we last saw Gru and company--although the Minions did get their own movie a couple of years ago--the gang is back in action with Despicable Me 3, now playing in theaters.

Stephen King's "It" Movie Review

Stephen King's "It," Now in Theaters Pennywise the dancing clown makes a triumphant return; this time, his debut is on the big screen with Stephen King's It, now playing in theaters. Based off Stephen Kings's novel, this coming-of-age story follows a group of outcasts as they battle an ancient evil in their Maine hometown, first as kids and again as adults.

Best Mouthwatering Pizza in San Diego

San Diego's Best Pizzerias 2017 While New York and Chicago childishly fight over who makes the best pizza, we over here in sunny San Diego enjoy some of the best cheese and crust creations in the country. And most likely will go to the beach after, just because we can.

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Everyone loves a good party game but in Blumhouses' new horror movie Truth or Dare, now playing in theaters, the game is taken way to far.

Not Vodka Water Bottles

Since launching in 2016 with their goal to "inspire individuality, give generously and help hydrate humanity," Not Vodka Water Bottles has become the must-have item for those who do a lot of traveling or who just love having water with them wherever they go, like to the gym or the mall.

Marvel's "Inhumans" Television Show Review

Marvel's Inhumans at ABC Inhumans is the latest addition to Marvel's ever-growing cinematic universe, and this new TV series lives up to Marvel standards. The show doesn't air until this fall on ABC, but fans can currently see the first chapter in the saga in IMAX theaters now.

Review for the Recent "Wonder Woman" Film

"Wonder Woman" Starring Gal Gadot Finally, after what feels like forever since DC and Warner Bros have released a decent film, Wonder Woman brings DC back to where it was during the Dark Knight era.

"13 Reasons Why" on Netflix Review

13 Reasons Why on Netflix Warning: The below review features dramatic spoilers from the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Please continue at your own discretion. Since 13 Reasons Why made its Netflix debut on March 31st, the show has shocked audiences and sparked quite the online debate.

"Wish Upon" Film Review

"Wish Upon" Movie In the horror genre films, more than likely you will see the same narrative over and over until the movie becomes so predictable you can figure out the ending before the movie even starts. Sometimes, you get that rare film that throws a curveball.

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" Movie Review

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back and the sequel is just as fun and adventurous as the first. This ragtag bunch of fighters are led by Peter Quill, played by the brilliant Chris Pratt, who is cheery as he is roguish who calls himself Star Lord.

"The Fate of the Furious"

Fate of the Furious Just when you thought the Fast and Furious series couldn't get any better, it does. The series' spectacular 8th film, The Fate of the Furious is now playing in theaters. It's a heart-pounding car chase movie.

"The Mummy" Movie Reboot Review

The Mummy 2017 Reboot I will admit, when I heard Universal was planning a reboot of The Mummy with Tom Cruise as the lead actor, I was less than thrilled. I'm a die hard fan of the original Mummy trilogy with Brendan Fraser, and Tom Cruise isn't my favorite actor.

Allegro Classical Music and Arts Festival

Bring classy Bach with Allegro Classical Music and Arts Festival on April 23rd, 2017. This one-day only festival is the only festival in Southern California that is dedicated to the world of classical music and showcases the melodies of western and eastern classical music.

"The Dark Tower" Film Review

Idris Elba in Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" Sony Pictures and director Nikolaj Arcel brings audiences the latest adaption of one of Stephen King's popular book series, The Dark Tower, now in theaters. I've never read any of the books that create The Dark Towerseries.

ArcLight Cinemas Presents ArcLight On Tap

ArcLight Cinemas Summer is always the best time of year to to go to the movies bybringing the major blockbuster films to theaters and fun events. This year, ArcLight Cinemas introduced its ArcLight on Tap Summer Series. This exciting event began on June 24th and and ran until August 26th at the ArcLight Cinemas located in the Westfield UTC shopping mall.

The Complete Guide To Oceanside, California

Beautiful Oceanside in North County Feel like taking a trip to Oceanside? There you'll find something for everyone, no matter what your tastes may be. With it's sandy beaches, amazing restaurants and unique museum, Oceanside has plenty to offer. Be sure to check out all of the interesting things this place has to offer.

Guide: Top Golf Gifts of 2017

TGA Golf Clubs Golf has been a favored pastimes in San Diego for years. San Diego offers some of the best golf courses, pro-shops, and teams throughout the state. In order to play though, players must have the best golf products and accessories.

Top 5 Honeymoon Locations

Hawaiian Islands It's hard narrowing down that perfect honeymoon spot with luxurious resorts, romantic islands, and beautiful cities spread out across the globe. We have chosen the top five honeymoon destinations to help get that inspirational mind going.

Baywatch Reboot Movie Review

Baywatch 2017 Film Reboot Review Director Seth Gordon's reboot of the iconic 1990s television show Baywatch--now playing in theaters--fully embraces what was entertaining about the original show. Baywatch is a decent and entertaining movie to take viewers back to the beach with laugh-out-loud humor and tons of actions.

"Girls Trip" Film Review

Girls Trip Film Following in the footsteps of films like Bridesmaids and Rough Night comes another raunchy comedy featuring a stellar cast of girls gone wild. Girls Trip is about four girls who reunite for a trip to New Orleans, where the party never stop and the laughs keep coming.

"The Geeze & Me" in San Diego

The Geeze and Me Rag Lady Productions has announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere The Geeze & Me, which was developed from the book written by Hedges Capers and Nancy Locke Capers. Nancy Lock Capers is set to produce and direct the production.

Top Travel Tips for Your Next Vacation

San Diego Travel Tips Traveling is filled with all sorts of choices, like where to go, how much to spend, and when to finalize travel plans. It's the littlest decisions that can make your trip easier and less stressful. We have created easy travel tips to make your next vacation much more relaxing.

San Diego Bayside Summer Nights 2017

Bayside Summer Nights with the San Diego Symphony Photos by the San Diego Symphony (page 1 of 2) The San Diego Symphony announced their massive lineup of incredible artist for their 2017 Bayside Summer Nights, which will include the legendary Tony Bennett, Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr., acclaimed international artist Sergio Mendes, country singer Wynonna Judd, and Beninese Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo.

"Margin of Error" with the Roustabouts Theatre Company

The Roustabouts Theatre Company, located in San Diego, will launch the world premiere of Margin of Error by Will Cooper. Rosina Reynolds will direct the production playing at the Lyceum Theatre near Horton Plaza from April 15th to May 7th, 2017.

Emma Watson and Tom Hanks in "The Circle" Review

Emma Watson in "The Circle" In a world that is conflictingly concerned about personal privacy and connectivity, films and television series love to explore the tug-of-war game. With shows like Person of Interest and Mr. Robot that show the danger that technology can lead too, especially in the wrong hands.

Adopting A Pet Has Its Perks

Adopt a Pet from a Shelter in San Diego Now that you have decided to adopt a pet, there is a lot to consider. Should you look at a breeder or at your local animal shelter? Breeders are great for a pet with good genes, but adopting one from a shelter can be more beneficial in the long run.

Dog-Friendly Parks and Beaches

San Diego's Dog-Friendly Beaches Photos of Leila Baxter Photos by Christopher Baxter There are so many dog-friendly beaches along San Diego County's sunny coastline. There are about four fantastic off-leash dog beaches that you can choose from and they are quite nicely spaced apart.

The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants

Enjoy Some Delicious Vegan Cuisine in San Diego Pleasure should be at the heart of eating, and that goes for vegetarians too. It can be hard going to a restaurant and finding their menu has only a couple of bland and unappetizing vegan options; it would be better to just stay home and cook a vegan meal yourself.

How To Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking Today It's a brand new year, and you're ready to quit smoking. That's awesome! While it's not going to be easy, making the commitment is half the battle. Even though there are many ways to quit smoking, not all of them are right for everyone.

Season 4 "The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show" Review

Mr Peabody and Sherman Show When the Mr. Peabody and Sherman movie hit theaters in 2014, it looked like it was going to be a big hit for Dreamworks and I was really hoping that a sequel would happen.

"Unforgettable" Katharine Heigl Movie Review

"Unforgettable" with Katherine Heigl Following in the footsteps of films like Fatal Attraction, Sleeping With The Enemy and Obsessed comes another fun, suspenseful thriller, Unforgettable, now playing in theaters. This film has a lot going for it, especially when it comes to its icy villain played by Katherine Heigl.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Photo of Leila Baxter Photo by Jess Yacovelle (page 1 of 2) Looking for a great charity to get involved in? Check out the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. The Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) is dedicated to rescuing and sheltering abandoned companion animals and encouraging adoptions into loving homes.

Shadowhunters Canceled After Three Seasons, Will End With Two-Hour Finale

Shadowhunters will be coming to an end at Freeform. The series based on the best-selling book series, The Mortal Instruments, has been canceled after three seasons. Shadowhunters will conclude in the spring with the second half of season three and will add a two-hour series finale.

ABC Cancels Roseanne Revival

Roseanne will not be going forward with a second season at ABC. The decision to pull the plug on the Roseanne revival comes just hours after star Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet Tuesday morning attacking Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Obama.

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Rampage Review - Movie Reviews

Global icon Dwayne Johnson stars in the new monster-action movie Rampage, now playing in theaters and it is a work of genius.

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Alicia Vikander brings a refreshing, new take on the pop culture icon that is Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, now playing in theaters.

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Ava DuVernay's live-action adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, now playing in theaters, does a great job at keeping the childlike wonder of the beloved novel by Madeleine L'Engle.

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Jennifer Lawrence shines her star power as a Russian spy driven by survival in a game of espionage in her new thrilling movie Red Sparrow, now playing in theaters.

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Sci-fi movies can at times lose their footing with a second film but Pacific Rim Uprising, now playing in theaters, is an enjoyable ride with giant robots and monsters

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It's been nearly 10 years since The Strangers come onto the scene and sent chills down the bones of audiences, and now the trio of masked, motiveless killers are back in The Strangers: Prey at Night.

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OCEAN'S 8 REVIEW - Movie Reviews

Sandra Bullock headlines a heist caper that's clever enough to be sly and entertaining in Ocean's 8, now playing in theaters.

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A Quiet Place, now playing in theaters, lives up to the challenge that most horror movies face: taking the audience on a compelling journey filled with suspense.

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DEADPOOL 2 REVIEW - Movie Reviews

Funnier, filthier and damn entertaining, Deadpool 2 - now playing in theaters - leaves no stone unconstructed: the naughty, foul-mouthed man-child of the X-Men universe manages to beat them at their own game.

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Boo! 2 A Madea Halloween Review - Movie Reviews

Tyler Perry and Madea return in the sequel to last year's Boo! A Madea Halloween and gives us an edgier fright-night comedy spin on slasher movies with Boo!2 A Madea Halloween, now playing in theaters.

FINE Magazine Goes to Comic Con

2017 Comic Con San Diego Comic Con 2017 has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we're done talking about. Here are some of the best panels and cosplay moments from this year's Comic Con.

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Thor: Ragnarok Review - Movie Reviews

As with Marvel properties, third time's the charm. The God of Thunder is back and mightier than ever in Thor: Ragnarok, now playing in theaters.

Marvel's "Iron Fist" Review

Marvel's Iron Fist While Marvel's Iron Fist premiered on Netflix in March, it's never too late to enjoy the bingeable series... though it can be quite slow at times.

Marvel and Netflix's Avengers-Like Mash Up is a Match Made in Heaven

Marvel's "The Defenders" Review It's time to defend with Marvel and Netflix's new, Avengers-like series The Defenders, now streaming on Netflix. The Defenders brings the characters from Marvel and Netflix's previous shows as they come together to defeat the organization known as the Hand as they seek to destroy the city of New York.

"Once Upon a Time's" Musical Episode Review

Once Upon a Time After six seasons, fans were finally given what they have been asking for: the Once Upon a Time musical episode event has finally aired on Sunday, May 7th. The fantasy aspect of the series helped make the musical plot much more believable than most shows who have attempted one.

"Annabelle: Creation" Film Review

"Annabelle: Creation" Film Witness the next, horrifying chapter in the ever-expanding world of The Conjuring universe with Annabelle: Creation, now playing theaters. This new, terrifying tale goes like this: 12 years after the tragic death of their daughter, Samuel (Anthony LaPagila) and his wife Esther Mullins (Miranda Otto) open up their home to Sister Charlotte (Stephanie Sigman) and girls from an orphanage as they wait to be adopted.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales I have a bold confession: Pirates of the Caribbean is one of the best current franchises, and the fifth installment-- Dead Men Tell No Tales-- continues to bring tons of action, humor, and swashbuckling fun to the screen... savvy?

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" Film Review

Spiderman Homecoming After making his big screen debut in last year's Captain America: Civil War, Tom Holland makes his first solo outing as a webslinger in Spider-Man: Homecoming, now playing in theaters. The film marks Spider-Man's place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but does well to stand out on its own.

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IT Movie: Chapter 2 Gets Release Date!

Stephen King's IT was the surprise hit of the summer and has become the highest grossing horror film of all time, Warner Bros. has finally given fans what they have been screaming for since the film was released. IT: Chapter 2 will be moving forward with a September 6, 2019 release date.