Film review: “Patti Cake$” (2017)

“Patti Cake$” (2017) Drama Running Time: 108 minutes Written & Directed by: Geremy Jasper Featuring: Danielle Macdonald, Cathy Moriarty, Siddharth Dhananjay, McCaul Lombardi, Patrick Brana, Bridget Everett, Mamoudou Athie Patti: [to Barb] “Act your age.”  Barb: [to Patti] “Act your race.” Firstly, it has to be said upfront that this debut film by music video …

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Film review: “Wonder” (2017)

“Wonder" (2017) Drama Running Time: 113 minutes Written by:  Steve Conrad, based on the novel of the same name by R.J. Palacio Directed by: Stephen Chbosky Featuring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay Auggie Pullman: [voice over] "I know I’m not an ordinary kind of a kid, I’ve had twenty-seven surgeries. They help me to breathe, to see, …

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Film review: “Justice League”(2017)

“Justice League” (2017) Action/Fantasy Running Time: 120 minutes Written by:  Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon Directed by:  Zack Snyder Featuring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons and Ciarán Hinds Diana Prince: "People said the Age of Heroes would never come again.“ Bruce Wayne: "It has to. We don't have any more time!“ Has there …

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Film review: “Victoria & Abdul” (2017)

“Victoria & Abdul” (2017) Drama Running Time: 112 minutes Written by: Lee Hall Directed by: Stephen Frears Featuring:  Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith and Adeel Akhtar Queen Victoria: “Everyone I love has died and I just go on and on. What is the point?” Abdul Karim: “Service, Your Majesty. We are here for a greater purpose.” Twenty …

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Film review: “Ingrid goes West” (2017)

“Ingrid goes West” (2017) Comedy Running Time: 98 minutes Written by: David Branson Smith & Matt Spicer Directed by: Matt Spicer Featuring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen, Wyatt Russell, Pom Klementieff and O'Shea Jackson Jr. Dan Pinto: “Can we restart like a reboot?“ Ingrid Thorburn: “Yes, like a reboot.” There have been many movies made that deal with the idea of …

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Film review: “A Bad Moms Christmas” (2017)

“A Bad Moms Christmas” (2017) Comedy Running Time: 104 minutes Written & directed by:  Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Featuring:  Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn,  Christine Baranski, Cheryl Hines and Susan Sarandon, Jay Hernandez , Justin Hartley and Peter Gallagher Kiki: “I spend months picking out the perfect present for everyone. You know the only thing I get in return? Coupons, free …

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Film review: “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017)

"Thor: Ragnarok" (2017) Action Written by: Eric Pearson Directed by: Taika Waititi Featuring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins Thor: “I don't hang with the Avengers anymore. It all got too corporate.” Well its here the third Marvel film to be released this year after “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. …

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