“A Quiet Place” – Movie Review

“A Quiet Place,” dir. John Krasinski

A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you.

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“Ready Player One” – Movie Review

“Ready Player One,” dir. Steven Spielberg

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

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“Pacific Rim: Uprising” – Movie Review

“Pacific Rim: Uprising,” dir. Steven S. DeKnight

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

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FINAL Oscar Predictions 2018

Awards season is finally coming to a close this weekend with the 90th Annual Academy Awards. The voting has now concluded and we’ll know in just a few short days the winners of Hollywood’s biggest prize. Figured this would be one last time to put in my predictions for what will end up winning this year as well as discuss what should win in each category. Some of these are fairly easy to predict, but a couple of the major awards are more difficult to narrow down including Best Picture. “The Shape of Water” is going into the show with the most nominations, but can it go all the way? Can a genre film like “Get Out” win the big award? Will the backlash against “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” hurt its chances in some pivotal categories? Let’s dig in!

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Why “Get Out” Deserves to Win Best Picture at This Year’s Oscars

It’s been a little over year since Jordan Peele’s smash hit took the world by storm. On a budget of $4.5 million, the film grossed an astounding $255 million at the worldwide box office. Now it’s nominated for four Academy Awards in what has been a strong awards season and to put it lightly, the nominations are more than just deserving. “Get Out” should easily win the Oscar for Best Picture of the Year.

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“Annihilation” – Movie Review

“Annihilation,” dir. Alex Garland

A biologist’s husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone known as the Shimmer, but does not find what she’s expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist.

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“Black Panther” – Movie Review

“Black Panther,” dir. Ryan Coogler

After the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” King T’Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country.

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