“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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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – SPOILER Review

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” dir. Rian Johnson

WARNING! There will be MAJOR SPOILERS for “The Last Jedi” in this review.

Please, do not continue to read beyond this point if you have yet to see the film. You can click HERE for my spoiler-free thoughts on “The Last Jedi.” For everyone else, this review will be where I discuss the film in detail, going in depth about the things I liked and disliked about the newest episode in the “Star Wars” saga. I’ll be going through each individual character and their contributions to the story as well as the major set pieces. I’ll also be talking about points that many fans have taken issue with as well as points I just want to bring up on my own. With that warning out of the way, there’s plenty here to discuss and after now having seen “The Last Jedi” three times and loving it more and more with each subsequent viewing, I’m excited to talk specifics about why this film works so well.

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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – Movie Review

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” dir. Rian Johnson

(Note: This review is contains absolutely NO SPOILERS for “The Last Jedi.”)

Picking up immediately following the events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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“Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” – Movie Review

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“Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes”

Director: Matt Reeves

Screenwriters: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Mark Bomback

Cast: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell

Runtime: 2 Hours 10 Minutes

Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language.

Studio: 20th Century Fox

After Credits Scene? Audio Clip

 

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