REVIEW: Despite Some Good Moments, ‘The Last Jedi’ As A Whole Is Largely Flawed

The honeymoon appears to be over with the new “Star Wars” trilogy, at least from this reviewer’s perspective. The latest film in the saga is “The Last Jedi” and it takes place shortly after the events of “The Force Awakens.” The Resistance, a military branch that was created to defend the peaceful republic government, is…
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REVIEW: ‘Just Getting Started’ Doesn’t Work As An Action Or Comedy Film

During most of “Just Getting Started,” I couldn’t wait for it to finish. The film tells the story of Duke (Morgan Freeman), the manager of a high end retirement complex who lives a very happy life. More or less, Duke is like a king at the housing complex, with no troubles around. That begins to…
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Monday Movie Report: 2018 Golden Globe Nominations Announced

Nominations were announced Monday morning for the 75th annual Golden Globe awards, which are voted on by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press. The most notable thing about the Globes on a yearly basis is how it divides some films into two categories, Drama and Comedy/Musical. As a result, some of the major contenders of…
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REVIEW: Talented Trio Of Actors, Solid Script Make ‘Last Flag Flying’ An Enjoyable Watch

Three actors with plenty of great performances under their belt come together for a road movie that’s not perfect, but definitely enjoyable in “Last Flag Flying.” The story is told from the perspective of Larry ‘Doc’ Shepherd (Steve Carell), a former member of the U.S. Navy whose son is killed while serving as a Marine…
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Movie Report: New York Film Critics Give Top Prize To ‘Lady Bird’

With award season getting into high gear, film critics in both of America’s major cities are getting in on the action. This past week, both the New York and Los Angeles film critic groups released their awards for the best in film for 2017. For the east coast, it was “Lady Bird” taking the New…
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