Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Dino Sequel Darker, Scarier, and More Thrilling

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3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) I am baffled by the critical reception to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.  Sitting at an unbelievable 51% critics rating on Rottentomatoes.com, reviewers are claiming this entry is stale, unimaginative, and lacking the magic of its predecessors.  I completely disagree with those criticisms and believe the film actually improves the series by being darker, scarier, and Continue Reading

This “Jurassic World” Has More Bite Then Expected, Despite Flaws

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3 out 5 stars (average) I will never understand Hollywood’s seemingly immortal fascination with unnecessary reboots and sequels. Since 2010, reboots of popular franchises have been spewing out the back end during the summer months hoping to rekindle the spark gained from the originals.  80’s classics Robocop and A Nightmare on Elm Street were given this treatment to mediocre results, both critically and Continue Reading

These “Guardians” Rescue the Summer Film Season

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4 out of 5 stars (one of the best of the year) Marvel has saved the summer once again. They had “X-Men: Days of Future Past” back in May and now, they bring us “Guardians of the Galaxy”, that now-rare superhero movie that doesn’t have a brooding, depressed main character, a grave tone, or a dark score.  Marvel became solemn in the last film in its cinematic universe with “Captain America the Winter Continue Reading