REVIEW: Latest ‘Apes’ Film Is A Compelling Piece Of Cinema Worth Seeing

The “Planet of the Apes” franchise that was resurrected in 2011 concludes in marvelous fashion with “War for the Planet of the Apes.” This recent installment isn’t just one of the best movies of this summer, but one of the best films of the entire year so far. The film’s setting is 15 years after…
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Monday Movie Report: Previewing Disney’s D23 Expo

Walt Disney Studios, and its associated properties such as LucasFilm and Marvel, will preview what’s to come at its D23 Expo this week. According to a press release from the company, this year’s D23 will take place in Anaheim from July 14-16 with multiple movie presentations in the lineup. The first major presentation will be…
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REVIEW: ‘Homecoming’ Is The Best ‘Spider-Man’ Movie In Years

After a failed attempt at a franchise with “The Amazing Spider-Man” movies, Sony Pictures decided to give the webslinging super hero another chance on the big screen. This time around, though, the film takes place in the Marvel universe already familiar to audiences thanks to “The Avengers.” The film picks up shortly after the events…
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Monday Movie Report: Whoopi Goldberg Elected As New Academy Governor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the results for its Board of Governors election recently. Variety reports that those elected to the board included Whoopi Goldberg to the actors branch as well as Kimberly Peirce to the directors branch and Larry Karaszewski to the writers branch. According to the Oscars website, the…
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REVIEW: Main Concept Of ‘The House’ Not Fit For A Feature Film

“The House,” unfortunately, is another example of a film having comedic talent, but not the material to back it up. The film revolves around the lives of two middle class, small town parents, Scott (Will Ferrell) and Kate (Amy Poehler). The movie picks up in the summer just after their daughter Alex (Ryan Simpkins) graduates…
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