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Death Note:Review by Rouén Robinson - Sep 23, 2017 - 8:07:30 PM

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The tagline for this movie: Justice Is Coming. A high school student stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in its pages. He uses it to start a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals but soon finds himself pursued by a brilliant detective who always solves his case.

Light Turner is an extremely intelligent high school student dealing with the death of his mother who comes across a magical notebook with the ability to kill people written in it. Mia Sutton is a cheerleader who begins a romantic relationship with Light and becomes so obsessed with the power of the magical notebook that she is willing to kill anyone who gets in the way of its use.
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The Hitman's Bodyguard - Review by Rouén Robinson - Sep 10, 2017 - 10:45:48 AM

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One of the taglines for this movie: Everyone’s Out To Get Them... If They Don’t Kill Each Other First. When a disgraced protection agent is called upon to secure the well being of a notorious assassin, it becomes a challenge for them not to attack each other during the time they are expected to work together. On their adventure to stay alive long enough to make it to the trial of a merciless dictator, circumstances force them to learn more about each other in ways that could lead to an unexpected understanding of their different world views.

Michael Bryce is a former triple A rated executive protection agent who is trying to get back his elite status after the assassination of a high profile client which he blames his ex-girlfriend for. Darius Kincaid is a world renowned professional...
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The Tick - Movie review by Rouén Robinson - Sep 8, 2017 - 9:21:03 PM

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One of the taglines for this series: Say Hello To The Hero You’ve Been Waiting For. An accountant with a history of mental problems comes to the realization that the city he lives in is being controlled by a super villain everyone believes is dead. He becomes the reluctant ally of an enigmatic and somewhat dimwitted superhero as he tries to get proof to the conspiracy he has uncovered in order to bring the super villain to the attention of the city.

The Tick is a nigh invulnerable powerhouse of justice with no idea where he originated but wants nothing more than to rid The City of evil with the help his friend and sidekick Arthur. Arthur Everest is an accountant who witnessed the death of his father from collateral damage of a battle with The Terror and is secretly gathering evidence to prove the villain is still alive...
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Atomic Blonde: Movie review by Rouén Robinson - Aug 31, 2017 - 2:40:40 PM

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This movie does not have a tagline. A top level spy for the British government must go to a foreign European country to recover the body an undercover agent killed in the line of duty. While there she is tasked with uncovering the circumstances surrounding his death while working with another British agent with questionable motives for helping her find the truth.

Lorraine Broughton is an elite MI6 agent sent to Berlin during the fall of the Berlin Wall to recover a list of international spy identities before it is sold to the Russian government. Spyglass is a Stasi defector who stole the List and memorized it so he could use the information as leverage to be safely smuggled out of the country by the British operative...
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Annabelle: Creation - Movie review by Rouén Robinson - Aug 30, 2017 - 10:00:36 AM

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One of the taglines for this movie: You Don’t Know The Real Story. A dollmaker and his wife still grieving the death of their daughter welcome a nun and children from a shuttered orphanage into their dilapidated house. They all soon become the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation fueled by the prospect of new victims to terrorize and possess.

Samuel and Esther Mullins are a couple dealing with the death of their daughter and the consequences of their attempts to find a way to get her back before letting others into their home. Sister Charlotte is the nun of a shuttered orphanage trying her best to look over the children under her care while carrying the burden of a past in a haunted convent. Janice and Linda are two orphans hoping to be adopted by the same family, but soon have their hopes dashed by a series of supernatural events that changes their lives in dramatic ways...
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The Dark Tower - Movie review by Rouén Robinson - Aug 20, 2017 - 10:14:38 PM

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Worlds collide in an adventure that is not always the best of both worlds.

One of the taglines for this movie: One Sworn To Protect It. One Sworn To Destroy It. A young teen with visions of another world accidentally enters that world when beings from it try to capture him under false pretenses. While there he must team up with a legendary hero to stop a legendary evil threatening to bring about the end of all of creation.

Jake Chambers is a boy with special psychic abilities that make him valuable to beings from another dimension wishing to use his gift in a way that could destroy an ancient construct. Roland Deschain is the last of an elite group called...
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Rough Night - Movie review by by Rouén Robinson - Aug 6, 2017 - 1:55:22 PM

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One of the taglines for this movie: The Best Nights Never Go As Planned. The reunion of five friends from college for a bachelorette weekend don’t go as any of them expected. As they try to salvage the situation they realize there is more going on than they first thought.

Jess Thayer is running for local government and getting ready to marry Peter but must first travel to Miami to have her bachelorette party with her closest friends from college. Pippa is Jess’ friend from Australia who is looking to enjoy her time in the U.S. and make sure Jess has a memorable weekend before she ties the knot. Blair is a mother going through a divorce who is looking forward to forgetting all of her
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Girls Trip - Movie review - Jul 27, 2017 - 4:34:23 PM

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The tagline for this movie: You’ll Be Glad You Came. Four friends for life unite on a long-overdue weekend getaway trip for a music festival. As they rekindle their bond by rediscovering their youthful wild sides, it becomes clear to each how to go forward in life.

Ryan Pierce is the author of a successful book who is looking to cement a deal for a line of products to be sold at a national super-store chain if she can make it through the weekend with her friends. Sasha Franklin runs a web page where she posts celebrity gossip, but with viewership down and bills rising she is looking to get a scoop on a celebrity scandal while on the trip. Dina is a young woman who has just been fired from her job and wants to enjoy everything the trip has to offer her in any variety of situations. Lisa Cooper works in the medical field and is the mother of two, who has been living with her mother since her husband parted ways
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War for the Planet of the Apes - Jul 18, 2017 - 7:44:50 AM

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he tagline for this movie: For Freedom. For Family. For The Planet. A community of rapidly evolved primates find themselves in a deadly conflict with an army of humans. When the leader of the primates suffers an unimaginable loss, he takes it upon himself to avenge his kind and kill the leader of the army of humans who attacked him.

Caesar is an intelligent common chimpanzee who is the leader of a forest dwelling tribe of genetically enhanced apes forced into conflict with the leader of the military faction Alpha-Omega. Maurice is a wise and benevolent Bornean orangutan who is an advisor to Caesar and accompanies him on his quest to eliminate the leader of the military faction responsible for the deaths of many members in their tribe. Bad Ape is a common chimpanzee who lived in a zoo before the Simian Flu outbreak and lived as a hermit until meeting and joining Caesar’s tribe. The Colonel is a leader of the paramilitary organization Alpha Omega who rules with an iron fist to achieve his goal of wiping out Caesar’s tribe as a way for humans to stay dominant.
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Despicable Me 3 - Jul 9, 2017 - 7:52:08 AM

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An animated sequel with a lot going on but just enough fun stuff so you don't hold that against it too much...


Hard Times Ahead! When a former child star has grown-up to become the villainous character he played decades ago it is up to a former super villain to stop his nefarious deeds. When the former villain finds himself out of work due to a botched mission he receives assistance from a relative with details to past he didn’t know.

Felonious Gru is a former super villain working for the Anti-Villain League who is dealing with a mutiny by his once loyal minions and the revelation of a brother he didn’t know he had...
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Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales - Jul 7, 2017 - 7:28:39 PM

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A swashbuckling adventure that comes off a bit waterlogged...

A headstrong young sailor seeks the help of a down-on-his-luck pirate to find an object that is the key to freeing his father from a powerful curse. On this adventure he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant astronomer possessing knowledge of a map only she can read as they try to stay ahead of a deadly ship manned by ghost sailors led by an enemy of the pirate bent on ending piracy on the high seas.

Henry Turner is the son of Will Turner & Elizabeth Swann-Turner and is looking for the trident of Poseidon to free his father from the curse that comes with being the Captain of the Flying Dutchman...
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Baywatch, A fun summer movie that doesn't take itself too seriously - Jul 7, 2017 - 12:33:19 PM

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Don’t Worry, Summer is Coming...


A lifeguard devoted to protecting his beach butts heads with a brash new recruit hired to improve the image of the property. As they learn to work together guarding beach-goers, they uncover a local criminal plot that could threaten the future of the area under their jurisdiction.

Mitch Buchannon is a lifeguard who eats, sleeps & breathes his line of work and wants to make sure that every lifeguard he is in charge of takes the job just as seriously as he does. Matt Brody is a disgraced two time Olympic gold medal winning swimmer nicknamed the ‘vomit comet’ who is given the lifeguard job as a public relations stunt in lieu of jail time...
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Transformers: The Last Knight - Jun 27, 2017 - 8:13:26 PM

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The fifth installment in a franchise too overblown for its own good...

Humans battle each other and alien robot beings in a war that spans centuries as a larger threat to the planet looms. To stop this planetary menace an ancient artifact must be uncovered by the descendant of the only one to wield it, but as the battle rages on between two worlds allies may become villains in service of the greater good.

Cade Yeager is a struggling inventor and single father who is one of the most wanted people in the world for helping the Autobots fight against the human led Transformer Reaction Force. Izabela is a young teen living with outcast Transformers after...
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The Mummy: The start of the Dark Universe seems a bit gloomy - Jun 21, 2017 - 11:44:43 PM

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Welcome To A New World Of Gods And Monsters...


An ancient princess is awakened in current day by a brash military officer looking to profit from the riches surrounding her tomb. As she brings her malevolence grown over millennia with terrors that defy modern human comprehension, the soldier must find a way to break the curse she has put upon him in order to save the world from an evil not yet unleashed.

Nick Morton is a career military officer who unintentionally releases an imprisoned princess from Egypt and must find a way to keep her from completing her plan for magical world domination...
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Film Review: Wonder Woman - Jun 20, 2017 - 12:58:07 PM

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A super powered heroine who actually wants to save everyone...

A warrior princess finds her idyllic island life disrupted when she saves a crashed pilot from drowning. When she learns about a global war from him, she commits herself to using her mythical attributes and articles of legend to bring back peace.

Diana Prince is the Amazonian princess on the island of Themyscira who will later be known as Wonder Woman after leaving her home to fight in World War 1 in hope of killing Ares. Captain Steve Trevor is an American fighter pilot who happens to be an Allied spy and responsible for Diana’s decision to leave her island of women to fight in the war he is fighting...
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Master of None (Season 2) - Jun 5, 2017 - 5:17:02 PM

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A well written second season that takes us on a mature journey both unique and universal


After traveling abroad, A young man returns home to deal with the challenges that come with his personal and family life. With a new career opportunity on the horizon he must learn to navigate a complex relationship with someone he met during his time abroad.

Dev Shah is a commercial actor looking to become more after a stay in Italy learning to make pasta at a restaurant, but when the chance to host a baking contest show leads to better things he must decide if it is worth it...
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"Unforgettable" not worth paying money to see - May 29, 2017 - 9:56:09 PM

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When Love Ends, Madness Begins...


A woman dealing with her soon-to-be role as a wife and stepmother after a troubled past is confronted by her fiancé’s ex-wife. As the ex-wife’s jealousy takes a pathological turn it becomes clear that the only way to end the nightmare is for someone to be removed from the equation.

Julia Banks is the fiancée of David trying to move on from a troubled past relationship with her new life with him and his daughter but his ex-wife does not want to be out of the picture. David Connover is the fiancé of Julia, the father of Lily and the ex-husband of Tessa who is trying to figure out why there is so much tension in his household as it becomes a war zone...
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A prequel and sequel that does little to elevate the series - May 28, 2017 - 9:59:20 PM

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The Path To Paradise Begins In Hell...


The crew of a colony ship bound for a remote planet on the far side of known space discover an uncharted habitable world. When they discover the dark secrets the newly found world holds, they must do all they can to escape it.

Daniels ‘Dany’ Branson is the terraforming expert aboard the Covenant and wife of the ship’s captain, but after a series of tragedies she must find a way to get the remaining crew to safety. Christopher Oram is the first mate of the Covenant and husband to a biologist aboard the ship who thinks that the company is blocking him from promotion because he is a man of faith.
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(Review) King Arthur: Legend of the Sword - May 28, 2017 - 10:51:53 AM

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A retelling with no respect for legend at its source...


A young child is robbed of his birthright when his parents are killed and his uncle seizes the crown. He grows up in the back alleys of the city until he is forced to acknowledge his destiny and all the responsibility that comes with it.

Arthur is a young man raised in a brothel with no knowledge of his legacy until he pulls the sword from the stone and is forced to come to terms with the death of his father by his uncle. The Mage is a young woman with mystical powers linked to animals who was trained by Merlin and is now helping Arthur to overthrow his uncle to gain control of Camelot...
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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - May 19, 2017 - 11:50:21 AM

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A sequel that gives you more of what you liked in the original without the surprise...


An unlikely group of spacefaring adventurers learn the true origin of their leader. In so doing they are thrust into the heart of a intergalactic threat that could consume countless planets.

Peter Quill is the leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy who is dealing with his feelings for his teammate Gamora when he meets his long lost extraterrestrial father. Nebula is an alien trying to understand her complex feelings between her sister Gamora who she blames for her childhood truma and her father Thanos who was the reason for the trauma...
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