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The King of the monsters is almost ready to claim his title - Mar 22, 2017 - 7:08:28 PM

Awaken The King...

A diverse team of explorers are partnered with soldiers to venture deep into an uncharted island. At the start of the mission they encounter a mythic creature that reveals the secret they were sent to uncover.

Bill Randa is a part of the mysterious Monarch organization and has assembled a group of scientists for a fact finding mission to an uncharted island that no one has ever returned from. James Conrad is a former British Special Air Service Captain who served in the Vietnam War and is hired by Bill as a tracker for the expedition on the unknown island...
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This Mediocre Netflix Series Is An Absent-Minded Misstep For Marvel - Mar 18, 2017 - 5:39:24 PM

The Final Defender Arrives...

The presumed dead heir to a billion dollar company returns years after a plane crash in a foreign land to reconnect with his past and reclaim his family’s legacy. With his newly acquired ability to tap into the power of an ancient creature, he fights against the corruption in his family’s corporation and the city at large.

Daniel ‘Danny’ Rand is the orphaned child who has spent 15 years training to be the Iron Fist in the mystical city of K’un-Lun and must now fight to reclaim his identity in the modern world. Colleen Wing is the owner of a martial arts dojo in New York City who becomes Danny’s ally as she fights hard to keep her safe haven for the youth of the area operational...
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The Farewell Tour of a Beloved Superhero - Mar 16, 2017 - 11:54:52 PM

His Time Has Come...

In the year 2029 a former member of an elite super powered team is a driver for hire taking care of the aging team founder as his own powers dwindle. When a mysterious women comes to him with a urgent request to shepherd a young girl being tracked by a clandestine organization, he finds himself facing off against dark forces on a path to fulfill a destiny that began in his tumultuous past.

James Howlett is the mutant known as Logan with the codename Wolverine who has been working as a limo driver to save up to buy a yacht to get away from society, but a mystery woman soon changes all that...
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Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer - Mar 13, 2017 - 10:29:43 AM

A Look at What One Man is Willing to Endure to Prove His Relevance

A small time business facilitator befriends a young politician from a foreign country in an attempt to prove his relevance. When the politician reaches the highest office he can in his country, the business facilitator soon finds himself in a situation he never imagined himself important enough to be ensnared in.

Norman Oppenheimer is sole employee of Oppenheimer Strategies trying to show he is still someone of note by connecting with people held in high esteem by certain members of his community...
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Cargo - A Complicated Look at the Darker Side of Paradise - Mar 10, 2017 - 1:32:05 AM

A down on his luck fisherman finds himself in a situation that requires him to do something illegal in order to provide for his family. When his position begins to shift due to the plight of those involved, it becomes clear that no one will be left untainted by the dire straits each individual must find the will to survive through.

Kevin Pinder is a fisherman trying to keep his family together by any means necessary as he deals with a son in an expensive boarding school, an agoraphobic wife and a mother suffering from dementia. Celianne is an illegal immigrant trying to make a better life for son, but when the pressures of living in her current environment begin to mount she decides on a desperate plan...
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Three O'Clock High meets Joe Somebody - Mar 8, 2017 - 8:49:51 PM

After School. Parking Lot. It’s On...

When a mild mannered high school teacher gets a hot headed high school teacher fired on the last day of school, he finds himself challenged to a fight after the school day ends. He must find a way to get out of the fight as well as make sure he keeps his job, is present for the birth of his second child and help his first child in her middle school talent show.

Andy Campbell is an English teacher at Roosevelt High School notorious for the pranks the students pull on teachers on the last day of school and as he is a bit of a doormat he soon finds himself in a situation he did not expect...
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - Mar 2, 2017 - 4:42:05 PM

The latest and emptiest installment in the franchise

A super soldier stripped of her psychic abilities becomes the only hope the human race has against apocalyptic obliteration. As she returns to the city where it all began, she must rally the remaining survivors for a climactic battle against the ravenous hordes of undead and the corporation responsible for the state of the world.

Alice is the once super-powered soldier working against the Umbrella Corporation to put a stop to their T-virus that caused the destruction of the world, but there are still secrets trapped inside of her that she must unlock to do this...
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When Life Gives You Lemons, Be Polite & Give Them Back - Mar 1, 2017 - 11:35:42 AM

For Ruth The Last Straw Was A Spoon...

A socially awkward woman becomes fed up with the human indecency she sees around her after her home is burglarized. She teams up with her martial arts enthusiast neighbor to track down the culprits, but they soon find themselves in the underbelly of a world they are ill equipped to handle.

Ruth Kimke is a nursing assistant who decides to take the law into her own hands after she returns home to find it robbed and out of necessity enlists the help of her neighbor to seek justice...
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The LEGO Batman movie a priceless assembly of comic fun - Feb 17, 2017 - 12:17:25 PM

Always Be Yourself. Unless You Can Be Batman...

As things begin to change in the city he protects, a lone vigilante must decide if working with others is truly his best option. When he accidentally takes on an added responsibility it becomes a question of whether he can own up to his greatest fear in order to overcome it.

Bruce Wayne is the costumed vigilante Batman who also happens to be a Master Builder, but when he is saddled with a boy to raise he has to decide if he is up to the task of not working alone...
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Just Fifty Shades Staler - Feb 14, 2017 - 9:31:18 PM

Every Fairy Tale Has A Dark Side...

After ending a relationship with a troubled billionaire, a young woman decides to focus on her career at a publishing house. When their paths cross again, she finds her self dealing with figures from his past as she decides whether or not she can see a future with him on her own terms.

Anastasia Steele is an assistant to the fiction editor at a publishing house who must decide whether it is worth the risk of being hurt again to restart a relationship with a former lover...
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Assassins have never looked so good as in this action packed sequel - Feb 14, 2017 - 2:44:06 PM

Never Stab The Devil In The Back...

A legendary assassin is forced out of retirement again by a former employer who requires him to do what he does best so he could gain more control of an international guild of assassins. Bound by the laws of the guild he once worked for, the assassin must go to another country to square off against other assassins as highly skilled in the art of killing.

Jonathan Wick it a retired hitman brought out of retirement to pay a debt to another assassin, but when a price is put on his head due to his success he must hunt down the one responsible...
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So Many Faults in Our Mars - Feb 9, 2017 - 1:33:21 PM

What’s Your Favorite Thing About Earth?

A teenager born on another planet finally gets to visit the planet his parents were from. While visiting he sets out to uncover the mystery of who his father was with the help of a friend he met online, but as he begins to react negatively to the new planet’s atmosphere it becomes a race against time.

Gardner Elliot is a 16 year old who was the first child born on Mars and while visiting Earth for the first time he decides to unravel the identity of his father with the help of a new friend. Tulsa is a 17 year old foster child who is having trouble making friends in real life, but has formed a bond with Gardner which is tested when she finds his origin hard to believe...
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The Bye Bye Man: Don't Watch It, Don't Remember It - Feb 6, 2017 - 11:31:30 PM

The Evil Behind The Most Unspeakable Acts Has A Name...

When three college friends happen upon a curse connected to house they move into off campus, they must find the origins of it as a way of freeing themselves. As their fear begins to grow due to the power of the supernatural entity they have unleashed, they struggle to keep its existence secret as not to expose others to the terror they must endure.

Elliot is a college student on scholarship who is renting a house off campus with his girlfriend and best friend, but when he unleashes a evil entity he finds it harder to trust them...
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Hidden Figures: A Cinematic Gem That Should Not Be Missed - Feb 5, 2017 - 1:28:31 PM

Meet The Women You Don’t Know, Behind The Mission You Do...

The story of three female mathematicians of a minority race, who were instrumental in calculating the historic launch and safe return of a national hero to and from space. We see their struggles at work and at home in a climate that would have hindered them if not for their brilliance and determination to see beyond what others had accomplished before them.

Katherine Goble Johnson is a genius mathematician assigned to the Space Task Group at the height of the Space Race between the United States and Russia to get astronauts into space. Dorothy Vaughan is the informal supervisor...
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The Truck Stops Here - Feb 5, 2017 - 11:25:07 AM

Meet Creech, a high school senior looking for a way out of the town he was born in builds a truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. When an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a subterranean creature, the high school student finds it and discovers that it may have a talent that will be key in getting him a better life somewhere else.

Tripp Coley is a high school senior who works part time at an auto salvage yard with a dream of creating a truck that will get him on the Monster Truck circuit and out of his small town. Meredith is tutoring Tripp because she has a crush on him, but soon joins him on his adventure to help a creature he finds that has crawled into the monster truck he built...
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A Reactivated Throwback Action Movie - Feb 2, 2017 - 6:53:34 PM

There Are No More Patriots, Just Rebels And Tyrants...

An extreme sports athlete turned government operative must come out of a self-imposed exile to stop a new threat to the free world by way of a device that can weaponize satellites. For his mission to be a success he must assemble a group of thrill-seekers with special skills that will allow him to retrieve the device and expose those responsible for its use in the killing of one of his closest friends.

Xander Cage is the original xXx agent recruited to handle threats that were beyond the purview of standard undercover operatives and is now looking for his friend’s killer. Serena Unger is a mysterious thrill-seeker with ties to Xiang ...
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An Enjoyable Collection of Melancholy Happenings - Jan 26, 2017 - 12:01:36 PM

Secrets Will Be Revealed, One Unfortunate Event At A Time.

Three children are placed in the care of a distant relative who happens to live close to them after their parents are killed in a mysterious fire. When the relative makes it known that his goal is to claim their family fortune at any cost, the orphans devise a way to elude him while uncovering their parent’s enigmatic past with ties to a secret society.

Violet Baudelaire is the eldest of the orphans who has a knack for engineering incredible inventions and has a strong bond with the youngest of the orphans, Sunny. Klaus Baudelaire is the middle child and only boy who has a voracious appetite for literature and retains every bit of information he reads from books...
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Underworld : Blood Wars - Jan 18, 2017 - 9:19:19 AM

Protect The Bloodline...

A highly skilled warrior of an elite cadre must fend off attacks from creatures she was trained to fight as well as a faction of her own kind. With the help of the only few people she can trust, she must put an end to the war that has raged for generations while protecting the anonymity of her daughter.

Selene is a Death Dealer who is on the run from a following of Lycans looking for the whereabouts of her daughter and Vampires looking for her to pay for crimes against them. David is a pure-born Vampire who has become Selene’s protégé and needs his father’s help to convince the other Vampire Elders that she has the best course of action in the raging war...
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Screen Scene review of the animated comedy SING - Jan 13, 2017 - 9:04:06 AM

A theater impresario attempts to save his once-grand theater with a singing competition. As the event becomes more than he can handle, he must trust in the finalists from varying backgrounds to help him pull it off.

Buster Moon is a koala full of optimism who believes he can stop his theater from closing with a singing competition. Eddie Noodleman is a sheep who happens to be Buster’s best friend and business partner, but lacks the same belief in the future of the theater. Rosita is a pig who gave up her dreams of music to become a devoted wife and mother. Mike is a mouse working as a street performer who sees winning the competition as a way to stardom...
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Review of fantasy sci-fi film, "Passengers" - Jan 6, 2017 - 3:34:28 AM

Every Moment Counts...

With thousands of lives in jeopardy it is up to two people to figure out the mystery behind the growing malfunctions on a spaceship decades away from its destination. It becomes a race against time as their ship teeters to the brink of collapse and an unsure future, if they succeed, as they can not return to hibernation.

Jim Preston is a mechanical engineer on the starship Avalon voyaging with 5,000 colonists on a 120 year journey to Homestead II who is awoken from hibernation 90 years early due to a malfunction...
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