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Your Quick & Simple Review: “Avengers: Infinity War”

It’s taken 10 years to get here as Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers have reunited to battle the evil Thanos.  As he collects all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use them to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of Earth and half of all existence in […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: I Feel Pretty

Renee Bennett (Amy Schumer), is a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis. When she awakes, from a fall, she believes she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman in the world. Filled with brand new confidence, she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: Super Troopers 2

The boys of the Vermont Highway Patrol have returned, Thorny, Farva, Rabbit, Foster and Mac, except this time they’re not cops anymore.   However, they get a shot at redemption when Capt. O’Hagan and Gov. Jessan asked them to provide law enforcement for a French Canadian town that’s transitioning to U.S. sovereignty. But their unconventional methods […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: “Rampage”

Primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson), is a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the gorilla.  George, has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. When a genetic experiment goes wrong and mutates this gentle ape turns into a raging creature of enormous […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: A Quiet Place

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. Finally, a movie, besides Black Panther, that lives up to all the hype. What has turned out to be, for me, one of the best suspenseful thrillers this year, A Quiet Place, is going have moviegoers excited about being […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: Ready Player One

In the year 2045, people can escape their harsh reality in the virtual world known as the OASIS.  They can go anywhere and be anyone.  The creator of this virtual world, James Halliday (Mark Rylance) left his immense fortune and control of the Oasis to the winner of a contest designed to find a worthy […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: Unsane

A young woman named, Sawyer (Claire Foy) is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear–but is it real or is it a product of her delusion? Billed as a psychological thriller, I was very much looking forward to seeing how this one was going to play out. After all director, […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: Tomb Raider

Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance, Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) embarks on a journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. The stakes are high as Lara must rely on her sharp mind, blind faith and stubborn spirit […]

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Your Quick & Simple Review: Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon (Nick Robinson), it’s a little more complicated. He hasn’t told his family or friends that he’s gay, and he doesn’t know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. Typically I have a hard […]

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In Movie Theaters This Weekend

Red Sparrow:  Starring Jennifer Lawrence as Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova who, after a tragic accident, turns spy, in what is probably one of the better mystery, thrillers out this year.  It is definitely one film that didn’t hold back.   So much so that it will either be too much for you to take or wanting a […]

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