On the Path to Endgame: The Infinity Saga Phase 2

On the Path to Endgame: The Infinity Saga Phase 2

Movie Reviews, Spoiler Talk
https://youtu.be/BjPOl38kUaY On April 26th Avengers: Endgame will be here but before we get there let's look back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe and see which stories are most important to know before watching Avengers: Endgame. Today we are going to talk about the Phase 2 films; Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Ant-Man.
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Was SHAZAM electrifying?

Was SHAZAM electrifying?

Movie Reviews, Non Spoiler Talk
Billy Batson (Asher Angel) is a 15-year-old boy looking for a family to call his own. On his journey, he runs into the ancient wizard Shazam (Djimon Hounsou). Shazam gives Billy his power, turning him into the best version of himself (Zachary Levi). Billy is almost 15 with the powers of a superhero… What could go wrong? https://youtu.be/eKgcOF1iJTM Have you seen SHAZAM? What did you think and are you excited for SHAZAM's future?
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The Road to SHAZAM: A Look Back at the DCEU

The Road to SHAZAM: A Look Back at the DCEU

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Here we are on the eve of SHAZAM's release and the DCEU has come a long way from the initial release of Man of Steel. So with that in mind I wanted to go back and look at each of the films within this universe. https://youtu.be/RKAZBjwdUs8 What did you think of these past films? What are you looking forward to the most when you see what is coming up for this universe?
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Dumbo Movie Review

Dumbo Movie Review

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Does Dumbo Soar or Does it Crash and Burn? Step back in time to your childhood as Tim Burton directs Dumbo, the live-action remake of the 1941 Disney Animated Classic. In this review, we touch on childhood fears as we discuss the plot and substance of the story. Is this remake hit or miss? Find out in my review.
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Throwback Movie Review

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When going through a breakup, one of the worst things is to constantly see that person. Forgetting Sarah Marshall takes this idea and puts a comedic spin on it. After being dumped by Sarah Marshall, Peter Bretter decides to take a vacation to Hawaii. And surprise surprise, he ends up at the same resort as her. Jason Segel was able to craft a story that takes heartbreak and turns it into laughs. Director Nicholas Stoller allowed the cast to improve on set and it shows. The cast look like they're having fun and enjoying each others company. The chemistry the cast has makes the relationships believable, but it also makes them fun. Beautiful Setting With most of the film set at a Hawaiian resort and shot around the same state, Forgetting…
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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Throwback Movie Review

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There are some movies from the past that can show you what the culture was of that time. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is one of those movies. Set in 1988 and released February 17, 1989, it shows what life in the 80's was like, including the horrible hairstyles and the bad fashion. The movie goes so far as to have a rock band that replaces the I with a Y, which was common in the 80's. Now considered a cult classic, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure grossed $40.4 million domestically on a budget of about $10 million. Receiving poor to mixed reviews at the time, it currently sits at 78% on Rotten Tomatoes. While it was able to get it a sequel in 1991, there is still enough love…
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Lincoln Throwback Movie Review

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For as long as I can remember, I've been enthralled by the American Civil War. And Lincoln delivers an inside look into the reasons, the battles, and the people behind it. Fueled by the fight for slavery, the movie portrays just how divided the United States were at the time. The movie begins in January 1865, where we see President Abraham Lincoln speaking to the House of Representatives. Speaking to one of the biggest issues to effect slavery, he urges them to pass the 13th amendment during the final months of the Civil War. From there, the movie chronicles the ongoing debate in the House. And we also see Lincoln's responses to the peace talks with the Confederacy. This film immerses you into what it was like trying to get the…
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Dunkirk Movie Review

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There are countless movies that either take World War 2 as inspiration or as a setting. Movies like Saving Private Ryan, Flags of Our Fathers, Letters from Iwo Jima, and Schindler's List are great at showing the war and what it's like to live through it. Dunkirk is one of the battles of World War 2 that I did not know of. But, when hearing it was being written and directed by Christopher Nolan, it's one that I had to check out. The Battle of Dunkirk would turn into an essential battle in the grand scheme of the war. Taking place from May 26 to June 4, 1940, this battle is part of the more massive Battle of France. In this pivotal fight, Germany would capture not only France but Belgium,…
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Movie Review

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I can remember watching the first two Hotel Transylvania movies with my family and enjoying what I saw. When I saw that Sony Pictures Animation was releasing the third film to round out the trilogy, I was excited to see what these characters would be doing. For those that don't know, the basic idea behind the first Hotel Transylvania is that Dracula spends his time running a hotel for monsters, and his daughter Mavis falls in love with a human. And the second had Dracula realizing that he is not as young as he used to be and how the world has changed. The cast of the previous movies included Adam Sandler as Dracula, Selina Gomez as Mavis and Andy Samberg as Johnny. The previous movies main cast was filled out with Kevin…
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Guest Posts, Movie Reviews, Spoiler Talk
This week, I'm proud to introduce you to my wife, Amy, who has written a review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. She loves the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World series, and here are her thoughts on the newest installment, Fallen Kingdom. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review Though the critics aren't raving about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I loved it. I was on the edge of my seat throughout the entire film. In all fairness, I must admit I'm a huge fan of the Jurassic Park movies in general. Plus, I think Chris Pratt, one of the leading actors, is the most amazing actor that ever lived. (Seriously! Have you seen him in Guardians of the Galaxy (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2), Passengers, or Parks and Recreation??? He's…
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