It (2017) Movie Review — More thrilling than scary, but certainly entertaining

This 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's It doesn't deliver the scares that the source material promises, but it's creepy and entertaining. A key change was made from Stephen King's classic novel It for its 2017 film adaptation directed by Andy Muschietti. The film's timeline was moved from the 50s to 1988. That change brought some refreshing updates — raunchy…
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Frank Movie Review — A celebration of weirdness and papier-mâché heads

Michael Fassbender is fascinating as the papier-mâché headed lead singer in Frank, which celebrates weirdness and understands mental illness Frank is just about as quirky and surreal as you’d imagine a movie about an experimental indie band with a lead singer who constantly wears a giant papier-mâché head would be. However, surprisingly, the character of Frank (Michael…
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Dunkirk Movie Review — A cinematic masterpiece and one of the best war movies ever made

Dunkirk is a thrilling and emotional war movie that is singular in its form and a high-point in Christopher Nolan's already impressive career Tick. Tick. Tick. That's the sound that underscores almost all of Christopher Nolan's film about the evacuations at Dunkirk during the height of World War II. However, what we're counting down to exactly…
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Review — A funny and bright teen superhero romp

Funny, bright, and charming, this younger version the web-slinger in Spider-Man: Homecoming breathes new life into the character and superhero genre. The bright colors, catchy soundtrack, and witty dialogue make this incarnation of Spider-Man the most light-hearted. However, what makes Spider-Man: Homecoming the best movie in the many versions of the character so far is that it's hyper…
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