REVIEW: ‘War Dogs’ Is High On Excitement, Low On Depth

If there’s anything movies based on real events have taught us, it’s that truth is stranger than fiction. Once again, this is the case with “War Dogs.” In this film from Director Todd Phillips, Miles Teller plays David Packouz, a young man who’s trying to make a living to support his wife by way of…
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REVIEW: Great Storytelling, Characters Make ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’ One Of The Summer’s Best

“Zootopia” might just have competition during award season from this flick. “Kubo and the Two Strings” follows the story of the titular character. Kubo (Art Parkinson) is a young boy who  lives near a small village with his mother, who was forced to flee from her family because her marriage was viewed as a betrayal.…
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REVIEW: The Political Satire In ‘Sausage Party’ Works, Everything Else Not So Much

Director Greg Tiernan and actor Seth Rogen take animated pictures to a whole new level with this feature, mixing ideas of a raunchy comedy and a Pixar-like adventure. The film takes place in a supermarket like any other and shows that all of the food and items in the store are sentient. Additionally, the products…
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Monday Movie Report: ‘Star Wars’ Actor Kenny Baker Dies At 81

Variety reports that Kenny Baker, who famously played the “Star Wars” character R2-D2, died this weekend at the age of 81. According to Variety, Baker died Saturday with his niece Abigail Shield confirming the news via The Guardian. The 3 feet 8 inch tall actor starred in six of the “Star Wars” movies as well…
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REVIEW: ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Remake Is A Heartwarming Family Experience

Disney’s latest strategy of making new live action films based off old properties continued this weekend with “Pete’s Dragon.” Like the 1977 movie, “Pete’s Dragon” follows the titular character, played by Oakes Fegley, who is orphaned in the middle of a vast forest at age 5. The film’s story picks up about six years later when…
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