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3rd-grade class writes Yelp reviews to sharpen opinion writing skills
When it came time for a class of third-grade students to try their hand at opinion writing their teacher found the perfect forum to practice with "real world" impact. Taryn Snyder, a third-grade teacher at Boston Teachers Union School, told ABC News that according to the Massachusetts Curriculum
Review: 'LEGO Batman' Is 'Impossible Not to Enjoy'
Rated PG Starring Will Arnett , Zach Galifianakis Four out of five stars First introduced in 2014’s "The LEGO Movie," this version of Batman (again voiced by Will Arnett) is super-cocky and self-absorbed, and also lonely. It’s a flaw that will be exploited by the Joker (Zach Galifianakis), who, no
'Fifty Shades Darker' Lacks Chemistry, Pretends to Have Meaningful Plot
Starring: Jamie Dornan , Dakota Johnson Rating: R One out of five stars An epic and intoxicating exploration of the human heart and psyche. That’s how no one will ever describe the demoralizing cinematic effort titled "Fifty Shades Darker." The first 10 minutes of the film offer hope. Director
Review: 'The Space Between Us' Is a Great Concept Hurt by Half-Hearted Effort
Rated - PG-13 Starring Gary Oldman , Asa Butterfield Three out of five stars Gary Oldman plays Nathaniel Shepherd, the visionary head of a company that specializes in space exploration. His goal is to form a colony on Mars called East Texas. We first meet Shepherd at a press conference that has the
'Rules Don't Apply' Movie Review : Warren Beatty's Film Has Delightful Highs But Low Lows
Starring Warren Beatty , Annette Bening , Lily Collins and Alden Ehrenreich Rated PG-13 Two-and-a-half out of five stars Warren Beatty stars in and directs this stylish, though innocuous and intermittently feckless fantasy in which he plays eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. It’s 1958, and beauty
Miles Teller Makes 'Bleed for This' a Solid Boxing Film
Starring Miles Teller Rated - R Three-and-a-half out of five stars As a teenager, I loved boxing, particularly the series of fights between Vinny Pazienza and Greg Haugen. I didn’t like Pazienza but I loved Haugen. Those fights were epic, great theater. I was hoping to learn a little bit about that
'Hacksaw Ridge' Might Garner Oscar Nod for Andrew Garfield
Starring Andrew Garfield Rated - R Four out of five stars While some may never forgive Mel Gibson for his past indiscretions, it’s undeniable that he’s a terrific filmmaker. But he hasn’t directed a film in 10 years -- perhaps licking his wounds, but we should be glad he hasn’t stopped creating.
'Inferno' Movie Review : Tom Hanks's Latest Is Neither Compelling nor Believable
Starring Tom Hanks , Ben Foster and Felicity Jones Rated PG-13 Two out of five stars In Tom Hanks’ and Ron Howard ’s third film based on Dan Brown ’s popular series of novels about symbology and iconography expert Robert Langdon (Hanks), Langdon is charged with deciphering a puzzle left behind by
'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice': Critic Counts Batman's Kills
Someone had to do it, and that critic had to be Mr Sunday Movies . The acclaimed critic featured on YouTube has been giving fans snarky, fun-filled movie reviews for years, and he offered up a fun bonus for " Batman v Superman" -- a kill count for the new Dark Knight. If you noticed, Bruce Wayne
Emilia Clarke Will Break Your Heart in 'Me Before You'
Rated - PG-13 Starring Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke Four out of five stars Based on the book by Jojo Moyes, "Me Before You" opens by introducing us to Will Traynor (Sam Claflin) on the morning of what we’re about to learn is a life-altering accident. He wakes up next to a beautiful woman, they