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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
'X-Men: Apocalypse' Lacks Focus, But Still Entertaining
Rated - PG-13 Starring Jennifer Lawrence , James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender Three out of five stars Ten years after the events of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," humans and mutants coexist -- but not exactly in peace. Rewind, because that’s not how our story starts. It begins in ancient Egypt,
'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Movie Review
Rated: (PG-13) Starring: Ice Cube, Regina Hall and Cedric The Entertainer Three-and-a-half out of five stars. Ice Cube is back as Calvin, owner of the barbershop that’s also half a salon owned by Angie (Regina Hall). Both are starting to feel the weight of the senseless gang violence plaguing their
'Demolition': Movie Review
Rated: R Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal Four out of five stars Jake Gyllenhaal should be your favorite actor. He’s the guy every acting coach in the world should tell their students to study. "Southpaw," "End of Watch," "Nightcrawler" and "Prisoners" were all Oscar-worthy performances, with the latter
'Midnight Special' Movie Review : Michael Shannon's Performance Is Next Level
Starring Michael Shannon , Adam Driver and Kirsten Dunst Rated PG-13 Four out of five stars The simple, modest-budget, indie sci-fi look and feel of "Midnight Special" is certainly part of its appeal, but that’s hardly what defines writer-director Jeff Nichols’ first studio film. Michael Shannon
'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Movie Review
Two-and-a-half out of five stars Rated - PG-13 Starring Ben Affleck , Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill After walking out of the screening of " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," a gentleman shared with me that an early cut of the movie had run a full three hours. While I can’t be certain that’s true, my
'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' Movie Review : Why It's the 'Best Comedy of the Year So Far'
Starring Tina Fey and Margot Robbie Rated R Four-and-a-half out of five stars There’s no denying Tina Fey is one of the premiere voices in comedy today. From her groundbreaking work as head writer on " Saturday Night Live ," to the quirky and ridiculously smart Emmy-winning sitcom " 30 Rock ," to
'The Witch' Movie Review
Starring Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie and Anya Taylor-Joy Rated R Four and a half out of five stars From the mind of soon-to-be superstar filmmaker Robert Eggers, comes "The Witch," an original witch tale set in 17th century New England that he penned, entirely, in Old English. What say thee? In the
'Race' Movie Review
Rated PG-13 Three out of five stars "Race" is a Jesse Owens biopic, focusing on the legendary athlete’s run-up – pun intended -- to the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. A wonderful young actor named Stephan James plays Owens, and he does everything right. Also good is " Saturday Night Live " alum
'Deadpool': Movie Review
Rated: R Starring: Ryan Reynolds Four out of five stars Its been years in the making but fans of Marvel’s incendiary, foul-mouthed anti-hero superhero Deadpool are finally getting a film, and it’s the movie they’ve always wanted. Ryan Reynolds plays Wade Wilson, a mercenary with a heart of mold.